Polo: 2015 Tortugas Country Club Open Polo Championship

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The Argentine Polo Association has announced the fixture for the traditional Tortugas Country Club Open Polo Championship. This is the first of the three great Polo Open Championships in the Official Spring Season of the Argentine Polo Association that make up the honorable "Triple Crown" of Argentine Polo, together with the 122nd Hurlingham Club Open and the 122nd Argentine Open in Palermo that will be disputed later this year.

Tortugas Open will kick off on Tuesday, September 29th, 2015, with the participation of the six teams with the highest handicap in the world, that will be disputing the Emilio de Anchorena Cup,

Participating Teams:

League A
La Dolfina: Adolfo Cambiaso Jr 10, David Stirling Jr 10, Pablo Mac Donough 10, Juan Martín Nero 10. Total: 40.
Alegría: Cristian Laprida Jr 8, Hilario Ulloa 9, Lucas Monteverde Jr 9, Frederick Mannix Jr 9. Total: 36.
Chapaleufu: Alberto Heguy Jr 8, Ignacio Heguy 9, Bautista Heguy 8, Eduardo Heguy 8. Total: 34.

League B
Ellerstina: Pablo Pieres 10, Facundo Pieres 10, Gonzalo Pieres Jr 10, Nicolás Pieres 9. Total: 39
La Aguada Las Monjitas: Ignacio Toccalino 9, Eduardo Novillo Astrada Jr 9, Sebastian Merlos 9, Alejandro Novillo Astrada 8. Total: 35.
La Aguada: Agustin Merlos 8, Guillermo Terrera 8, Guillermo Caset Jr 9, Ignacio Novillo Astrada 9. Total: 34.

Fixture of matches (results in red):

Tuesday, September 29 - League A
4:00 pm: Alegria 15 vs Chapaleufu 11 (Match 1)

Wednesday, September 30 - League B
4:00 pm: La Aguada 11 vs La Aguada  Las Monjitas 10 (Match 2)

Saturday, October 3 - League A - Suspended due to bad weather

Sunday, October 4 - League B
3:30 pm: Ellerstina 20 vs La Aguada  Las Monjitas 12

Monday, October 5 - League A
3:30 pm: La Dolfina 20 vs Chapaleufu 6

Saturday, October 10 - League A
3:30 pm: La Dolfina 18 vs Alegria 8

Sunday, October 11 - League B
2:30 pm: Ellerstina 17 vs La Aguada 10

Saturday,  October 17 - 
3:30 pm FINAL COPA EMILIO ANCHORENA
Winner League A vs Winner League B
La Dolfina 11 vs Ellerstina 9
La Dolfina Champion  of the 2015 Tortugas Open

The schedule is subject to change depending on weather conditions. Check on this post online for updates in case of rain.

All matches will be played on the fields of Tortugas Country Club, Ruta Panamericana Ramal Pilar km. 38.5 

Don´t miss the opportunity of attending this world class event and experience Polo the Argentine way. Contact me so I can arrange transportation for you (at least 24 hours in advance) or a full Polo package.

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