The Dubai Polo Gold Cup organization is happy to announce a substantial milestone as the Silver Cup and Gold Cup – two of the most prestigious tournaments in the Middle East, GCC and Africa – will be played at 20-objective handicap in 2023.
Mohammed Khalaf Al Habtoor, Founder of the Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series, states, “Achieving our position as the major source of large goal polo tournaments in the location and protecting it for thirteen a long time is not a tiny feat.
“The continued support of patrons, sponsors, and the difficult perform of our staff bears impression not only on our firm but also in generating Dubai a premium polo destination. As we move on to our next ten years, we are honoured to solution the phone of increasing the amount of polo played on our grounds.
“The 12 months 2023 will showcase the Silver Cup and Gold Cup (Dubai Open) tournaments at 20-goal handicap stage and there is no improved testomony to the progress of the activity in the area.”
At this time performed at 18-purpose handicap level, the two tournaments have been beneath the Patronage of HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai since 2009 and ended up regarded by World Polo Tour considering that 2012.
The Dubai Polo Gold Cup Series commenced with just one match – the Gold Cup (Dubai Open up) in 2009. The match served as the catalyst for the Sport of Kings in the region and paved the way to a string of tournaments catering to amateurs up to seasoned professionals traveling to the nation.
The presence of many polo tournaments in the UAE in the long run resulted in the advancement of polo teams and athletes in the region.