The Gay Polo League and Empire Polo Club present the 2nd Annual US Gay Polo Tournament

January 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Press Release
The Gay Polo League (GPL) in partnership with the Empire Polo Club is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual US Gay Polo Tournament will be held on Sunday, February 19th at the Empire Polo Club located in Indio, CA. Spectator entrance at Madison and 50th Avenue. GPL members from California, Florida, New York, Canada, Argentina and Sweden will descend on Indio to compete alongside professional polo players for the 2nd Annual US Gay Polo Championship. The tournament will culminate on Sunday, and include the following schedule matches: • 10:30am - Consolation Match • 12:00pm - Tournament Finals For only $20, spectators are guaranteed to be entertained and impressed by the level of polo skills displayed at the two matches during the Annual US Gay ...

GAY POLO Tournament

January 13th, 2012 | Posted in News
DID YOU KNOW that the Los Angeles Gay Polo League is just ONE of the TWO HUNDRED gay sports teams in Los Angeles? So far, 9 of the Los Angeles Gay Polo League members are committed to play in the 2nd US Gay Polo Tournament being held on Sunday February 19, 2012 at the Empire Polo Club in Indio, California. Members from Canada, New York, Florida and California will be competing! If you're a POLO PLAYER, only 2 spots remain.....hurry! Spectators are welcome too! Matches at 10:30am and 12noon. We're certain this is something you don't want to miss. Sponsorship Opportunities are also available. Check out the other 200 gay sports teams in Los Angeles. Like gay sports? Stay tuned for more ...

GPL hits Los Angeles’ Channel 4 news!

November 5th, 2011 | Posted in Video
When people think of Polo, visions of England and royalty come to mind. Well, forget all that. Polo has come to Burbank in a big way. http://www.nbclosangeles.com/video/#!/on-air/as-seen-on/Polo-Comes-to-Burbank/133277463

Women’s Championship Tournament Challenges Gay Polo League to Special Match

April 2nd, 2011 | Posted in Press Release
Wellington, FL – On Saturday afternoon, April 2, 2011, the Gay Polo League (GPL) took to the field at the picturesque Grand Champions Polo Club, owned by Marc and Melissa Ganzi, for their 2nd Annual GPL Polo Match. Members from the GPL traveled from across the country to Wellington for the weekend’s exciting events, competing over two days for the Senator’s Cup Trophy, along with a year’s worth of bragging rights. After the conclusion of the two matches on Saturday, the GPL members were offered a challenge. Sunny Hale, founder of the Woman’s Championship Tournament (WCT), grabbed the microphone from Mason Phelps Jr. of Phelps Media Group to offer GPL Founder Chip ...

Gay Polo League ready to step up second annual tournament

March 30th, 2011 | Posted in Sun Sentinel
Last year the Gay Polo League came out to Wellington with great success during the inaugural International Gay Polo Tournament. This year the good times continue with new riders, high-quality polo, tailgate competition and the addition of an Argentine-style asado after party on Saturday at Grand Champions Polo Club. "GPL knows how to put on a great tournament and a great party," said Chip McKenney, president of the Gay Polo League. This year the polo tournament will feature some top international players as well as new GLBT players. There will be two nine-goal players, Lolo Castagnola and Nachi Heguy, along with six-goal player Juon Bollini and four-goal player Joey Casey, according to Grand Champions Polo co-owner Melissa Ganzi. "Last year's event truly exceeded ...

Gay Polo League Members Enjoy Marching in Lake Worth Gay Pride Parade

March 28th, 2011 | Posted in Press Release
Wellington, FL - This past weekend, members of the Gay Polo League rode in the 18th Annual PrideFest Parade in West Palm Beach. The members rode polo ponies during this exciting event, which was held on Sunday, March 27. GPL members, along with the Palm Beach County Human Rights Council, also had a booth at PrideFest throughout both days of the weekend, working to promote the 2nd Annual International Gay Polo Tournament, presented by Grand Champions Polo Club. This annual event will be returning to the Champions Polo Club in Wellington, Florida, for its second year to host another incredible day of polo for all in attendance. The Gay Pride Parade was the PrideFest’s highlight event of the weekend, gathering members ...

Castagnola, Heguy, Casey and Bollini To Serve as Team Captains for 2011 Gay Polo Tournament

March 16th, 2011 | Posted in Press Release
Bartolomé Castagnola aka LoloWellington, Florida - Melissa and Marc Ganzi, owners of Grand Champions Polo Club and Honorary Chairpersons of the 2nd International Gay Polo Tournament, are pleased to announce that the following professional polo players will be acting as Captains for the four GPL teams competing in the tournament: Lolo Castagnola - 9 Goals Nachi Heguy - 9 Goals Juon Bollini - 6 Goals Joey Casey - 4 Goals GPL and GPL President Chip McKenney expresses their profound gratitude to the Ganzi's, Grand Champions and the Captains for helping make this tournament an experience of a lifetime. The tournament is scheduled for April 2, 2011 at the Grand Champions Polo Club in Wellington, Florida. It will feature top polo players from the Gay Polo League (GPL). Guests ...

First Annual US Gay Polo Tournament Wraps in LA

March 2nd, 2011 | Posted in Press Release
Los Angeles, CA – The Gay Polo Club (GPL) made history this past weekend as it hosted its first annual U.S. Gay Polo Tournament on the West Coast. The event was held Sunday, February 20, 2011, and was a groundbreaking event contested by four GPL teams with players from US, Canada and France. This event was the first time the GPL had banner tournament on the West Coast. The tournament was held at the El Dorado Polo Club located at 50950 Madison Street in Indio, California, a premier polo club. Fantastic sponsors for this event included The Yard, an Equine Rehabilitation Center, Compete Sports Media and Miss Lilly’s Trading Company. First place in this weekend’s events went to Team Miss ...

First-Ever Annual US Gay Polo Tournament This Weekend

February 19th, 2011 | Posted in Press Release
The Gay Polo Club (GPL) is pleased to announce its fantastic sponsors for its First Annual West Coast US Gay Polo Tournament, held this Sunday, February 20, 2011. This groundbreaking event is the first time the GPL will have a tournament on the West Coast, after a very successful first even held in April 2010 on the East Coast in Wellington, Florida. The tournament will be held on February 20th at the El Dorado Polo Club located at 50950 Madison Street, Indio, California 92201. Our fantastic sponsors for this event include The Yard, an Equine Rehabilitation Center, Compete Sports Media and Miss Lilly’s Trading Company .The Polo Games will be held at 12pm and 2pm on Sunday with tailgating and cocktails throughout ...

First-Ever Annual US Gay Polo Tournament This Weekend

February 19th, 2011 | Posted in Equine Chronicle, Press Release
The Gay Polo Club (GPL) is pleased to announce its fantastic sponsors for its First Annual West Coast US Gay Polo Tournament, held this Sunday, February 20, 2011. This groundbreaking event is the first time the GPL will have a tournament on the West Coast, after a very successful first even held in April 2010 on the East Coast in Wellington, Florida. The tournament will be held on February 20th at the El Dorado Polo Club located at 50950 Madison Street, Indio, California 92201. Our fantastic sponsors for this event include The Yard, an Equine Rehabilitation Center, Compete Sports Media and Miss Lilly’s Trading Company .The Polo Games will be held at 12pm and 2pm on Sunday with tailgating and cocktails throughout ...