Founded in 1922 by legendary businessman, Paul Butler, the Oak Brook Polo Club is an American Polo treasure and one of the oldest polo clubs in the United States. It was once the sport's epicenter for elite professional polo in the United States and served as home to the U.S. Open Polo Championship for twenty-four seasons and other prestigious international and national polo tournaments. For decades the Club has been a popular Sunday tradition and social scene known for entertaining Hollywood celebrities, dignitaries, royalty and Chicago's distinguished. Today. Beginning in 2022, the Oak Brook Polo Club will return play to the legendary Cecil Smith Field, which is adjacent to the Butler National Golf Course and neighbors the beautiful Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club in beautiful Oak Brook, Illinois. Located 17 miles from Chicago's Loop, the club hosts a number of Sunday polo matches and continues to attract thousands of fascinated spectators who marvel at the athleticism and majesty of this timeless sport.
Chicago Polo Association's second 12-Goal tournament concludes with the USPA Central Circuit General George S. Patton Jr. Cup Championship match at the Oak Brook Polo Club and matches. The tournament began on Sunday, July 17th at the Oak Brook Polo Club with preliminary matches help at the Las Brisas Farm & Polo Club. The USPA nationally sanctioned circuit trophy is named after after the famous general in the United States Army who commanded the Seventh United States Army in the Mediterranean theater of World War II, and the Third United States Army in France and Germany after the Allied invasion of Normandy in June 1944, along with numerous other accolades.
In addition to this highly anticipated Championship match, the day will begin with the highly popular first of two Horses & Horsepower on-field car show presented by Continental AutoSports Ferrari. New and vintage Ferraris from members of the Ferrari Club of America Central States will be on display as guests arrive to the polo and will be featured in pre-match festivities, including the team parade and national anthem.
- 1:00 PM - Gates Open to Public
- 1:00-3:00 PM - On-Field Ferrari Car Show
- 3:00 PM - On-Field Polo Festivities Begin
- 3:15 PM - Featured Match Begins
- 4:00 PM - Halftime Divot Stomp
- 5:00 PM - Match Ends
- 5:30 PM - Awards Ceremony
ACTIVITIES & PERFORMANCES:
- Pre-Match On-Field Ferrari Car Show
- Best Hat Contest
- Best Tailgate Contest
For more event information, please visit www.oakbrookpoloclub.com
Date & Time
Sun, Jul 31, 2022 1:00 AM - 6:00 PM