The ‘Grand Champions Club Great Futures Celebrity Polo Match’ and ‘Valentine Farms Great Futures Brunch at Polo’ benefiting the local Wellington Club will take place on Sunday, March 12, 2017. The day’s events will kick-off at 10:00 a.m. at Grand Champions Polo Club with a celebrity, polo match featuring Honorary Event Chairs, Ralph Lauren’s ‘face of Polo’ Ignacio “Nacho” Figueras and America’s Most Wanted/The Hunt star John Walsh. Joining them this year are current Captain of the US Polo Team, Nic Roldan; 5-goal handicap Polo star Brandon Phillips; and Argentinian Polo player Martin Pepa.
This fantastic event celebrates the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club of Wellington and honors its namesake with a day of polo. The “polo chic” day begins with Celebrity Polo Match at Grand Champion, featuring Nacho Figueras, John Walsh and other polo pros at Grand Champions Polo Club. The morning event is free to the public and a perfect opportunity to come out and enjoy a morning of relaxation and fun for the entire family, pets included. You are allowed to park around the field and tailgate or have a picnic, all while catching the view of an action packed field full of celebrity players.
The celebrity match will be followed by a 12:30 p.m. brunch at the International Polo Club. Guests will have an opportunity to view an impressive silent auction followed by the 3 p.m. Piaget Gold Cup match. The teams will also include top polo professionals and Patrons of the game. Individual tickets for the bruch and afternoon game are $1,000/person.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys & Girls Club of Wellington, which is located at 1080 Wellington Trace.