Polo: 2011 Tortugas Country Club Open Polo Championship

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The traditional Tortugas Country Club Open Polo Championship will kick off on Tuesday, September 27th, 2011, a tournament where some of the teams with the highest handicap in the world will be disputing the Emilio de Anchorena Cup.
This is the first of the three great Polo Open Championships in the 2011 Official Spring Season of the Argentine Polo Association, marking the start of the honorable "Triple Crown" of Argentine Polo, also made up by the 118th Hurlingham Club Open and the 118th Argentine Open in Palermo. 

Participating Teams:

Zone A
La Aguada: Javier Novillo Astrada 9, Eduardo Novillo Astrada (Jr) 9, Miguel Novillo Astrada 9, Ignacio Novillo Astrada 9. Total: 36.
Pilará Piaget: Bautista Heguy 8, Cristian Laprida (Jr) 8, Hilario Ulloa 9, Tomas Garcia del Rio 8. Total: 33.
La Dolfina Audi: Adolfo Cambiaso (Jr) 10, David Stirling (Jr) 9, Pablo Mac Donough 10,  Juan Martín Nero 10. Total: 39.
Zone B
Ellerstina: Facundo Pieres 10, Ignacio Heguy 9, Gonzalo Pieres (Jr) 10, Nicolas Pieres 8. Total: 37.
Estancia Grande: Agustin Merlos 9, Lucas Monteverde (jr) 9, Sebastian Merlos 9, Bartolome Castagnole 9. Total 36. 
Indios Chapaleufú II: Alberto Heguy (Jr) 8, Alejandro Novillo Astrada 8, Marcos di Paola 8, Eduardo Hegy 8. Total: 34.

Fixture:

Tuesday, September 27:
4:00pm: La Aguada vs Pilara (1)

Wednesday, September 28:
4:00pm: Estancia Grande vs Indios Chapaleufu II (2)

Saturday, October 1:
4:00pm: La Dolfina vs Looser Match 1

Sunday, October 2:
4:00pm: Ellerstina vs Looser Match 2

Saturday, October 8:
4:00pm: La Dolfina vs Winner Match 1
Suspended for rain - rescheduled for Monday 10

Sunday, October 9:
4:00pm: Ellerstina vs Winner Match 2

Saturday, October 15:
3:30pm: FINAL - ELLERSTINA vs LA DOLFINA

The schedule is subject to modifications depending on weather conditions. Check for updates in case of rain.
All matches will be played on fields of Tortugas Country Club, ruta Panamericana Ramal Pilar km. 38.5.  
Tickets: On sale at the club.
Don´t miss the opportunity of attending this world class event. You can experience Polo the Argentine way. Contact me so I can arrange transportation for you (at least 24 hours in advance).

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