The elite of the international polo in Sotogrande 41Torneo 2012 in BMW

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The countdown has begun to enjoy the strategy, technique and quality of one of the most exclusive sporting events of the summer, the BMW International Polo Tournament. This year in its edition XLI, Sotogrande will host the 28 top teams from around the globe of this distinguished sport, thanks to the traditional tournament to be held from July 26 to September 1 in this exclusive area.

The Santa Maria Polo Club brings together more than 40 years of the elite of world polo during the summer thanks to this international event, one of the most important events of the Polo Tour and they can enjoy all who are privileged to enjoy in Sotogrande few days of leisure and rest.

XLI In his edition, the BMW International Polo Tournament will feature the best players in the world like Facundo Pieres, Eduardo Novillo and John Marin Nero

In addition, exclusive teams will participate like Ellerston (J.packer), Lechuza Caracas (V.Vargas), Scapa (M.Redding), HB Polo (Pailoncy brothers), The Nuns (C.bautista) or Ayala (I.Zobel) .

The tournament is divided into three handicaps, notably the High Handicap of 19-20 goals, the goals of 10-12 Medium Handicap and Under Handicap, 4-6 goals.

Main novelty highlights around the High Handicap Lions (P.Fernandini) after several years competing in Medium Handicap.

Social Events

This exclusive tournament also brings high associated social events taking place during the month of August and which both players and visitos who are staying in the area can enjoy. Many celebrities choose to come during the summer to Sotogrande, either to enjoy its exclusive parties and the BMW Polo, like for example Luis Alfonso de Borbon, big fan of the sport, who participates each year in the tournament Owls team from Caracas.

So if you want to attend one of the best international polo tournaments, and more sophisticated social events of the summer season, Sotogrande is definitely the ideal location.