Polo Players Edition

JAN 2019

Polo Players' Edition is the official publication of the U.S. Polo Association. Dedicated to the sport of polo, it features player profiles, game strategy, horse care, playing tips, polo club news and tournament results.

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26 POLO P L A Y E R S E D I T I O N Polo stars Hall of Fame class of 2019 revealed P olo's finest to be honored at the annual Hall of Fame dinner gala at the National Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame in Lake Worth, Florida, February 15. The board of directors of the National Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the following individuals will be honored at its annual induction ceremony next month: Daniel Gonzalez Hall of Fame Selected as the Hall of Fame Award winner, Daniel Gonzalez was a part of the American polo scene for over 35 years, known both as a player and a coach. A 9- goal player in the U.S. and rated 10 in Argentina, he won every high-goal tournament played on the Pacific Coast, including the Pacific Coast Open and Butler Handicap. His international record is astounding, having won major tournaments in England and France and the most important Argentine tournaments, including seven wins in the Argentine Open between 1961 and 1973. His most compelling attribute may be his commitment to pass on his knowledge of polo to others. Bringing players and teams to California to play for 39 consecutive years, Daniel has coached with dedication. The gift of his knowledge and polo expertise has proven to have influenced countless numbers of young, aspiring polo players. Gerald Matthews Balding Hall of Fame Gerald Matthews Balding, a dashing KRYSTAL ZASKEY

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