Polo Championships in Sotogrande

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Sotogrande is a unique location, which offers an extraordinary lifestyle. Among its sporting possibilities you can find quality polo thanks to  a centre with 11 Polo fields belonging to the Santa María Polo Club. It is considered one of the best polo clubs in the world. This club is definitely at top-level in terms of the organization of international events related to this unique sport. It is an unbeatable destination for the top teams of the world.

Polo in Sotogrande is very important, not only in Spain but worldwide. It also gives the area an added value that makes Sotogrande an attractive and unique destination.

History

 

1965 is the date on which the first polo field was built in Sotogrande. Since that year, the Santa María Polo Club gained its reputation to be one of the most recognized Clubs in the world ranking. It has with nine polo world class fields and a Polo school together with an extensive shopping area and a pavilion of 2500 m2 and ideal facilities for any type of event.

 

Annual Activity

 

Throughout the year more than 25 Polo tournaments take place at the Santa María Polo Club and it counts with approximately 220 teams, 800 players and 2,500 horses.

There are three polo seasons (spring, summer and winter). The Club offers an extensive calendar of competitions in which the best national and international players compete each year.

The most exclusive event is the International Land Rover Polo cup, which is held in the summer season (July and August).

Among the innovations that have taken place this year 2015 was the first women's tournament and children / youth competitions!

 

Winter Season Championships

 

Since 6 September, the Club is immersed in the new season that lasts until March 1. During these six months, four competitions that are held in different fields. One of them was already played on the 6th of September.

The next are the Championship of Andalusia, the Tournament of Kings Young Promises (3 and 4 January) and the Danish tournament (10 and 11 January)

Enjoy the Polo in Sotogrande polo, a sport that is fun for all the fans and for those who do not know anything about the sport.