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 final 12-goal tournament of the season is the prestigious USPA Butler International Cup. The 2022 tournament got underway on Friday, September 16th with preliminary matches taking place at the Las Brisas Farm & Polo Club in Elgin, Illinois. The Sunday match will feature the Oak Brook Polo Team, representing the United States, against a team from Caribbean island, Jamaica.
In addition to this prestigious tournament and match, the day will also feature a sideline wines festival featuring select awarding winning local and foreign wines. For a small fee, guests can purchase a sample card for access to the field-side Sips & Saddles area. Guests can sample wine while watching the high adrenaline action-packed match field-side with friends, family and coworkers.
- 1:00 PM - Gates Open to Public
- 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:
- Sips & Saddles Wine Festival
- Best Hat Contest
- Best Tailgate Contest
For more event information, please visit www.oakbrookpoloclub.com
Date & Time
Sun, Sep 18, 2022 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM