Sotogrande Polo in the World TOP FIVE

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-The Gold Cup International Tournament Summer Santa María Polo Club has been recognized as the 4th most important tournament in the world

The polo is the fetish summer sport in Sotogrande. Each year the Santa María Polo Club hosts an international tournament of utmost importance in this mode, which has managed to position itself as one of the most important competitions in the world of Polo.

Specifically, the Gold Cup of the 45th Santa María Polo Club International Tournament has been chosen as the fourth largest in the world by the World Polo Tour test. A classification, which is calculated depending on equipment victories and points scored for the winners of the tournament. It also takes into account various aspects of the organization, the handicap, the number of teams that compete, the level of the participating players, and also the success of assistance.

The tournament, which is played on the pitches of Los Pinos, in Sotogrande, annually hosts not only the best polo players in the world, but personalities of great importance, such as the King Don Juan Carlos de Borbon, who handed the high handicap trophy to the team that was winning, the "Dubai team".

The test stands out as having the category "Grand Slam" and the great growth achieved in terms of popularity and quality during its 45 years of existence.

It is curious that the tournament that is considered the 4th best in the world, is held in the facilities of the Santa María Polo Club, which in its turn is considered one of the top four polo clubs in the world and the best in Europe, due to the quality of the events held in its facilities.

Top 5 global polo tournament

The classification developed by the World Polo Tour highlights the Argentina Open Championship as the best in the world. Held in Palermo it is the premier club competition in the world and the fifth oldest tournament of this modality. It highlights the quality of the riders and the horses.

The second place ranking is the  "US Open" followed by the British Open. The fifth place goes to the Cup of the Queen of England (Queen's Cup).

Want more details on the 45th Gold Cup International Tournament held Santa Maria Polo Club in Sotogrande this summer? Click HERE .