OAK BROOK POLO

KICKSOFF THIS WEEK

FIVE POLO TEAMS WILL COMPETE IN THE

REVITALIZED 8-GOAL TOURNAMENT

THE OAK BROOK POLO OPEN

KICKS OFF THIS WEEK

JULY 8TH, 2019

The Oak Brook Polo Club is thrilled to announce the teams and schedule for the upcoming Oak Brook Polo Open presented by Gibson’s Bar & Steakhouse. The Chicago Polo 8-Goal League Tournament will feature some of Chicagoland’s best polo teams and players. This year’s tournament will feature five teams with the first match beginning on Wednesday, July 10th. The Consolation and Championship matches will be played at Oak Brook at the Prince of Wales Field (2606 York Road) in Oak Brook, Illinois on Sunday, July 14that 1:00 and 3:00 PM.  

 

PARTICIPATING TEAMS:

FONT FAMILY FARM

Maximo Font (HCP 1)

Pedro Miquel (HCP 3)

Billy Mudra (HCP 3)

Mason Phelps (HCP 0)

G-SQUARED

Larry Aschebrook (HCP 0)

Juan Martin Gutierrez (HCP 2)

Matias Obregon (HCP 4)

Chris Vangel (HCP 1)

MORGAN CREEK

Dean Kleronomos (HCP 1)

Tod Rackley (HCP 2)

Lindor Novillo Corvalan (HCP 4)

James Sanfilippo (HCP -1)

OAK BROOK POLO

Jim Drury (HCP 0)

Tomas Obregon (HCP 4)

Horacio Onetto (HCP 4)

TBA

PASSION FOR POLO

Frauke Lueders (HCP 0)

Jan Lueders (HCP 0)

Anthony Garcia (HCP 5)

Pedro Manion (HCP 3)

The Oak Brook Polo Open was inaugurated in the early 1980s, possibly earlier, and was the biggest medium-goal tournament in the Midwest. The Open is one of five (5) Chicago Polo Association (Chicago Polo) 8-Goal League Tournaments being played from late June through August. The League is comprised of local and out-of-state teams, including Font Farm, G-Squared, Morgan Creek, Passion For Polo, St. Louis, Minneapolis, and others.

OAK BROOK POLO OPEN SCHEDULE:

Wednesday, July 10th

G-Squared vs. Font Farm

10:00 AM @ Due West

 

Morgan Creek vs. Oak Brook

6:00 PM @ Arranmore Farm + Polo Club

Thursday, July 11th

G-Squared vs. Passion For Polo

5:00 PM @ Passion For Polo

Friday, July 12th

Oak Brook vs Font Polo

10:00 AM @ Due West

 

Morgan Creek vs. Passion For Polo

6:00 PM @ Morgan Creek

Sunday, July 14th

Consolation Match*

1:00 PM @ Oak Brook Polo Club

 

Championship Match

3:00 PM @ Oak Brook Polo Club

*1:00 Consolation match subject to Team interest and field conditions

 

The Tournament Finals at Oak Brook will celebrate all things Oak Brook with proceeds collected from the event benefiting the Oak Brook Historical Society.  Learn about Oak Brook’s storied history as the “Town That Polo Built”, see the Village’s Police and Fire fleet of vehicles, and enjoy food, drink and conversation with neighbors as you take in an afternoon of polo…The Price of Oak Brook. Gates Open to the public at 12:00 PM, with the Consolation Matching beginning at 1:00 PM (subject to team interest and field conditions). Following the first match, Oak Brook Polo will proceed with it regular schedule of festivities and open ceremonies before the Championship match.

2019 marks Oak Brook Polo Club's 97th season as one of the nation's oldest polo clubs in operation today and fourth oldest sports property in Chicago. Once considered the “polo capital” of the world Oak Brook was thedestination for American Polo players and enthusiasts.   

 

A variety of ticket options are available: $12.00 per person for lawn seating; $60.00 - $75.00 per car for tailgating; $50.00 VIP (includes elevated field-site seating in Saddle Club and champagne during divot stomp); $108.00 Brunch (includes VIP and Saddle Club access); $350 Saddle Club Reserved Tables (seating for up to 8); $450 Players’ Lounge (seating for up to 8); $675.00 Private Field Side Tent (for up to 20); All ticket holders will have access to The Drake Oak Brook Hotel bars, and Gibson’s Bar & Steakhouse pop-up restaurant.  

 

For general information, event scheduling, tickets and parking directions, please visit www.oakbrookpoloclub.comor call 630.368.5095. 

OAK BROOK POL CLUB PRESS CONTACT:

Daphne Ortiz

Oak Brook Polo Club

312.488.3472

media@oakbrookpoloclub.com