WEST PALM BEACH, Fla./SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (July 22, 2021) – U.S. Polo Assn., the official brand of the United States Polo Association (USPA), announced it will serve as the Official Stadium & Apparel Sponsor for the illustrious Silver CupÒ and Pacific Coast Open at the Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club. U.S. Polo Assn. will provide stadium branding and apparel for both high-profile West Coast polo events.
The historic 2021 Silver CupÒ, which runs from July 23 – August 8, is recognized as one of the USPA’s most prestigious tournaments with a rich history spanning more than 100 years and with many of its winners hailing from the Polo Hall of Fame. In addition, the Silver Cup is one of the only tournaments in California that features the best polo players in the world, including those that play in the prestigious GAUNTLET OF POLO® in Wellington, Florida during the South Florida circuit.
“U.S. Polo Assn. is honored to be part of such historic events as the Silver Cup and the Pacific Coast Open amid the beautiful backdrop of the celebrated Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club,” said J. Michael Prince, President and CEO of USPA Global Licensing, which manages the multi-billion-dollar U.S. Polo Assn. brand. “Supporting these high-profile events on the West Coast is yet another example of U.S. Polo Assn.’s authentic connection and love for the sport of polo.”
Founded in 1911, Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club is one of the oldest continuing member clubs of the USPA as well as the largest and most active polo club on the West Coast. Positioned in between the Carpinteria Foothills and the Pacific Ocean, Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club offers an unparalleled backdrop in the western United States.
“We are appreciative of the partnership and support of U.S. Polo Assn. for the historic tournaments played here, including the notable Silver Cup which was first played in 1900,” said Danny Walker, Board Member, Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club. “We hope that players and fans enjoy this season’s amazing west coast tournaments and experience the history and excellence of Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club, polo in paradise.”
USPA official events, Silver Cup and the Pacific Coast Open, will be live streamed on Global Polo TV at globalpolo.com. Also hosted by Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club will be the USPA America Cup.