Prince Harry’s charity, Sentebale announces players for the Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup fundraising event, hosted this year at Greenwich Polo Club, Connecticut in the US on Wednesday 15th May.
The Sentebale Land Rover team and St. Regis team will be led onto the field by international high-goal polo players. The Sentebale Land Rover team will be captained by Royal Salute Ambassador Malcolm Borwick, a regular in the England national team. The quartet will also include, Marc Ganzi, Michael Carrazza and Prince Harry, one of the founding Patrons of Sentebale.
Providing fierce competition will be the St. Regis polo team, captained by Sentebale’s newly appointed Ambassador and St. Regis Connoisseur, Nacho Figueras. Other team players include Peter Orthwein, Steve Lefkowitz and Dawn Laurel-Jones.
Town&Country magazine is kindly supporting the event as official umpire sponsor, whilst the Most Valuable Player Prize will be designed and presented by the English Jeweller Garrard. The teams will battle it out at the prestigious Greenwich Polo Club to win the trophy in Sentebale’s annual flagship fundraising polo event.
Distinguished guests from all over the world will gather to watch exhibition polo at its finest, including His Grace Torquhil Ian Campbell, the 13th Duke of Argyll, Royal Salute representative and known celebrities.
Royal Salute is the world’s leading luxury Scotch whisky, and begins where others end as only whiskies matured for at least 21 years are ever selected for Royal Salute blends. In 2012, Royal Salute became the first ever brand to be officially associated with the Royal Gun Salutes at the Tower of London, as part of a long term partnership with the independent charity Historic Royal Palaces.
Chivas Brothers is the Scotch whisky and premium gin business of Pernod Ricard – the world’s co-leader in wine and spirits. Chivas Brothers is the global leader in luxury Scotch whisky and premium gin. Its portfolio includes Chivas Regal, Ballantine’s, Beefeater Gin, The Glenlivet, Royal Salute, Aberlour, Plymouth Gin, Longmorn, Scapa, 100 Pipers, Clan Campbell, Something Special and Passport.
Established in 1981 by Peter Brant, the Greenwich Polo Club is the venue for high-goal polo in the Northeast. Nestled in the beautiful backcountry of Greenwich, CT and internationally recognized for its rosters of legendary teams and players, Greenwich Polo Club hosts public USPA high-goal polo matches on Sundays in June, July and September. For more information about Greenwich Polo Club, please visit greenwichpoloclub.com
About Garrard – Official Jeweller and Silversmith & Sponsor of The Most Valuable Player Award: The legacy of Garrard began in London, 1735, recorded with the first entry into the company’s Jewellery and Silverware ledger. Over 275 years later, this ledger symbolizes the foundation of the oldest jewellery house in the world and is proudly displayed in our flagship Mayfair boutique, along with our iconic jewellery collections. Garrard creations are also on display in the permanent exhibition at the Tower of London, where the Crown Jewels reside. As one of the leading international jewellers, Garrard is recognized for creating beautiful jewellery, one-of-a-kind pieces, Royal regalia, military Insignia, silverware and sporting trophies. A devotion to the highest degree of workmanship has been the firm’s trademark since the first designs drew the attention of the world. Garrard continues to passionately embrace the past by creating tomorrow’s heirlooms today.