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Palermo Open Kicks Off – The Highest Ranked Polo Tournament in The World

The Argentine Open, or also commonly called Palermo Open is the highest rated polo tournament in the world. The title of winners of this tournament carries a lot of weight behind it, being an “Open” team handicaps go up to 40 goals, meaning that on some teams all 4 players are at 10 goals (for more polo lingo read here, and for handicaps read here). Polo fans from everywhere, and I mean literally everywhere, come to this melting pot of...

PoloPeoplePlaces interviews polo player Fred Mannix

#PoloLife with Fred Mannix

During my trip to the UK for the Jaeger LeCoultre Gold Cup Final, I managed to meet up with Canadian 8-goaler Frederick Mannix, who was in the UK playing for Sommelier Polo. They had a fantastic season making it to the semifinals where they competed against their “brothers”, El Remanso (Sommelier is George Hanbury’s team and El Remanso is his brother Charlie Hanbury’s team). On that slightly rainy Thursday morning, Philippa and I got in the Silver Bullet (my friend’s...

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