When polo is your sport, and Sunday is your day, not even dipping temperatures and the Super Bowl can keep you away from the International Polo Club Palm Beach.
Polo enthusiasts, loyal spectators, out-of-town travelers and the social set indulged in the opportunity on Sunday, Feb. 7 to pull out their winter fashions and enjoy a chilly Florida afternoon, while blue skies and ample sunshine brightened the day.
The hard-charging, edge-of-your-seat Ylvisaker Cup match kept fans focused on the field, as the two elite teams exchanged goal after goal through six chukkers of play.
Horseware/5 Star/Tackeria won in a thrilling sudden-death overtime, defeating La Indiana 11-10.
Veuve Clicquot, official champagne sponsor during IPC’s 2016 polo season, lit up the Mallet Grille with its bright, branded orange/yellow champagne glasses filled with generous pours of the luxury bubbly. Members and guests delighted in the festive reception, and toasted the continued success of the high-goal winter polo season.
The International Polo Club Palm Beach is located at 3667 120th Avenue South in Wellington. Polo matches are open to the public, with a wide range of hospitality and guest seating. Tickets start at $30.
For ticketing and sponsorship information, call (561) 204-5687 or visit www.internationalpoloclub.com.
PHOTOGRAPHY BY LILA PHOTO