Psycho Bunny Captures Grand Champions Cup In Spring Season-Opener;
Kris Kampsen Named MVP
Gonzalo Tevez of Clearwater drives downfield with Jeff Hall of Psycho Bunny in pursuit. Photo by Scott Fisher
WELLINGTON, FL-April 21, 2014----Psycho Bunny won the first tournament of the spring season at Grand Champions Polo Club on Easter Sunday.Led by balanced team scoring, Psycho Bunny (Andrew Seibert, 0, Marc Ganzi, 1, Jeff Hall, 7, Kris Kampsen, 6) defeated Clearwater (Chip Campbell, 1, Gonzalo Tevez, 4, Guille Aguero, 6, Juan Olivera, 2), 12-11.
Most Valuable Player Kris Kampsen of Psycho Bunny. Photo by Scott Fisher
Kampsen was named the game's Most Valuable Player.The lanky 6-goal rated player led scoring with five goals and dominated both ends of the field including helping to stave off Clearwater's sixth-chukker rally.
Kris Kampsen of Psycho Bunny and Gonzalo Tevez of Clearwater battle for the ball. Photo by Scott Fisher
Hall added three goals. Seibert and Ganzi each had two goals. Ganzi scored the game-winner in the sixth chukker.
Psycho Bunny's Jeff Hall balances the ball in the air as Clearwater's Guille Aguero defends. Photo by Scott Fisher
Clearwater, which mounted a comeback in the final chukker with three goals, got balanced scoring from Campbell, Tevez and Olivera, who each scored three goals. Aguero added one goal.
Chip Campbell of Clearwater maintains possession of the ball with Marc Ganzi of Psycho Bunny defending. Photo by Scott Fisher
It was the first of six medium-goal tournaments that featured five teams in the field. The other teams were Ride To Shine, Palm Beach Polo and Power Horse.
Jeff Hall of Psycho Bunny controls the ball with Juan Olivera of Clearwater defending. Photo by Scott Fisher
The remainder of the Grand Champions spring schedule is: April 25-27, The USPA Spring Challenge; May 1-4, The USPA Sun Cup; May 8-11, The USPA Eastern Challenge; May 15-18 The Polo Gear Challenge Cup and May 22-26 The Memorial.
Jeff Hall of Psycho Bunny hits the ball downfield while Guille Aguero of Clearwater attempts to hook. Photo by Scott Fisher
Guille Aguero of Clearwater and his horse lean into the shot. Photo by Scott Fisher
During the Grand Champions' spring season, amateur polo players will play with and against some of the world's top pros.Grand Champions, with its well-manicured fields and turnkey facility, expects to have its best spring season in the nine-year history of the club.
Marc Ganzi of Psycho Bunny backs the ball away from defender Guille Aguero of Clearwater. Photo by Scott Fisher
Last year's spring tournament winners included ELG/Psycho Bunny, Power Horse, Audi, Pony Express and Longfield Farm.For game recaps, news, features and photos of Grand Champions Polo Club-related events, go to www.grandchampionspoloclub.org.
Grand Champions Cup winning team Psycho Bunny Jeff Hall, Andrew Seibert, Kris Kampsen and Marc Ganzi. Photo by Scott Fisher
GRAND CHAMPIONS 2014 SPRING SCHEDULE (561-644-5050)APRIL 25-27: The USPA Spring ChallengeMAY 1-4: The USPA Sun CupMAY 8-11: The USPA Eastern ChallengeMAY 15-18: The Polo Gear Challenge CupMAY 22-26: The Memorial
Psycho Bunny players Kris Kampsen, Jeff Hall, Marc Ganzi, Andrew Seibert and Clearwater players Chip Campbell, Gonzalo Tevez, Guille Aguero, Juan Olivera. Photo by Scott Fisher
GRAND CHAMPIONS POLO CLUBWHERE: 13444 Southfields Road, on the corner of South Shore Boulevard and Lake Worth Road, Wellington, 33414.INFORMATION: There are great field side views for tournament action at the home base of pro teams Audi and Flight Options. Everyone is welcome to watch high, medium and low goal polo in a relaxed atmosphere during the winter, spring and fall tournament season and other special events including International Cup in November, Buzz Welker Memorial Junior Tournament in March, ProKidz Tournaments in the spring and fall, Women's Championship Tournament and Gay Polo League International Tournament, both in April.
Grand Champions Polo Club trophy table for the finalists in the spring season kickoff Grand Champions Cup tournament. Photo by Scott Fisher
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