Sunset "Sunny" Hale Dies
Sunset “Sunny” Hale, the first woman in polo history to win the U.S. Open in a male-dominated sport, died February 26 in Norman, Oklahoma.
Hale, 48, a part-time Wellington, Florida, resident, died due to complications from cancer at Norman Regional Hospital.
Her passion for polo was felt by all who knew her. Her warmth and tireless energy inspiring others throughout the world will live on through her legacy.
Mar 12, 2017, 10:43
Dubai Wins USPA Gold Cup® Final 12-11 Over Audi
Dubai rode off with the 2016 USPA Gold Cup® trophy after defeating defending champion Audi 12-11 in the final at the International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC). Facundo Sola was named Most Valuable Player. “Flow,” played by Adolfo Cambiaso and owned by Valiente, was selected as Best Playing Pony.
The match was an outstanding showcase of skill from both Audi and Dubai. Gonzalo Pieres was the high-scorer of the game with a total of eight goals, converting all five penalty opportunities--yet it was not enough to take down powerhouse Dubai. The teams were tied neck-and-neck throughout, Audi maintained the lead three times, while Dubai held the lead six different times and it wasn’t until the last two minutes of the sixth chukker that Dubai cemented their win.
Apr 10, 2016, 09:36
Goshen Defeats Henley House 11-10 in OT
IN IGLEHART CUP FINAL AT INTERNATIONAL POLO CLUB PALM BEACH: WELLINGTON, FL – Eight-goaler Sugar Erskine scored seven goals, including the game-winner on a 15-yard near side with 5:16 left in overtime, to lift Goshen over Henley House 11-10 in the 22-goal Iglehart Cup final Sunday at International Polo Club Palm Beach.
Erskine picked up a loose ball after teammate Pancho Bensadon dribbled down the field guarded by two defenders. “I had a man on my outside and the ball was sitting there,” said Erskine. “I just hit it.”
Jan 10, 2005, 15:15
High-Goal Polo Season Continues with Joe Barry Cup at International Polo Club Palm Beach
WELLINGTON, FL - The polo season moves into a higher gear as 10 teams have entered the Joe Barry Memorial Cup, the second 22-goal tournament of the 2005 high-goal season at International Polo Club Palm Beach, the premier polo club in the United States.
Henley House and Goshen, finalists in the 22-goal Iglehart Cup, are expected to be among the top contenders. Henley House features 10-goaler Adam Snow and 6-goaler Francisco Lanusse. Goshen, a new team this season, is led by 9-goaler Pancho Bensadon of Argentina and 8-goaler Sugar Erskine of South Africa.
Jan 10, 2005, 06:05