Grand Champions Accomplishes Inaugural Great Futures Celebrity Polo Match in Wellington
Grand Champions wins Inaugural Great Futures Celebrity Polo Match on Sunday afternoon, March 9, at Grand Champions Polo Club.
Grand Champions (Melissa Ganzi, Marc Ganzi, Nacho Figueras, Nic Roldan) won over Piaget (Marwan Mohey-el-dien, Jared Zenni, Alejandro Novillo Astrada, Juan Bollini) with a 3-2 victory in the finals of which two goals came from Figueras, polo’s ambassador and face of Ralph Lauren.
John Walsh of Team Equuleus was named as the Most Valuable Player of the round-robin tournament. His teammates were Joe DiMenna, 10-goaler Gonzalito Pieres and Mariano Gonzales.
The money raised from the fundraiser celebrity match would be given to Neil S. Hirsch Family Boys and Girls Club of Wellington polo.
The Boys and Girls club provides after-school activities to unprivileged kids, ages 6-18, and summer camp opportunities to nearly 6,000 boys and girls.
Marc and Melissa Ganzi, as the owners, prepared the well-groomed field, venue, equipments, Trophies, six pro-players.
The Ganzis also sponsored the Future Brunch At Polo Luncheon at International Polo Club, Wellington.
The celebrity Wellington polo game was free to the public.