Situated on 300 acres of family-owned and operated land. It is home to some of the most pristine fields. Each summer, the club hosts players from around the world who are drawn by a shared passion for the sport. Located 40 minutes from downtown Chicago, the Club has held private polo matches since 1999 and opened its gates for the club’s first public polo matches in 2015. Its summer calendar also includes a series of outdoor music concerts, festivals and charity events. Arranmore is also a working polo farm including six stables, large pastures, a clubhouse, and a historic farmhouse.
Barrington Hills Polo Club boasts three grass polo fields and operates an outdoor arena facility in nearby Wauconda with a smaller indoor arena for winter play. Originally founded in 1988 by former players from the Chicago Avenue Armory, the Club offers year-round polo and a nationally-recognized polo school. The Club is dedicated to polo that is accessible, affordable and fun for people who love horses, good times and each other's company. Our motto is “Polo Among Friends.” The club’s focus in on amateur polo. The Club hosts a variety of tournaments and matches including the annual LeCompte Kalaway Cup.
The Blackberry Polo Club was organized on George and Barb Alexander’s Lake Run Farm in Batavia, Illinois in 1986 as a venue for recreational polo. Practice sessions and matches with visiting teams, followed by a gathering under the trees with a nearby smoking grill and cold keg are the Blackberry tradition. The club hosts numerous league tournament matches, including a USPA National Youth Series tournament and a Polo Training Foundation Seniors’ Tournament each summer season. The Club is also home to regular practice chukkers for local amateur players and teams in the metropolitan Chicagoland area and from neighboring states.
The Due West Polo Club was established in 2002 by Clifton Yandale. The 35-acre farm’s polo field serves as a practice field for players and teams in the area. People from the Chicago polo community assemble at Due West on Tuesdays for casual practice chukkers to get some time in on the field and to socialize with others in the polo community. The Club also serves as a field for tournament competition. Friends and family dot the hill overlooking the field and players will often stay after the game to grill and take in the incredible sunset before heading home.
Established in 2008, with the purpose of learning, improving, and playing polo, and providing the community with riding, horsemanship and stabling opportunities. The Club’s facility includes an outdoor polo field, one outdoor arena, an indoor polo arena, 40 horse stalls, and turnout paddocks. The Font Family polo journey began at Barrington Hills Polo Club and continued playing as a family in different Chicagoland area leagues and tournaments. The Club enjoys sharing the sportsmanship, enthusiasm and their formidable obsession they experience playing with horses. We are committed to welcoming newcomers to the exciting family of polo lovers who cherish the game.
From April until October, Windridge Farm is the summer home of GOPOLO. Polo professionals Matias Obregon and Certified Polo Instructor, Juan Martin Gutierrez, run the GOPOLOpolo school catering to new and amateur players. GOPOLO offers a polo school with group lessons, private lessons, horses for lease and everything you need to get started as a new player. To continue beyond the polo school, GOPOLOhosts club level 4-chukker tournaments for the -2 to 1 goal players throughout the summer and early fall. When you are ready to step-up, GOPOLOcan find the right polo pony for you.
The Morgan Creek Polo Club was founded in 1995 by Angelo Kleronomos and his son Dean Kleronomos. Its polo history includes Laurel Team Polo and the Maple Lane Polo Club dating back to 1980. The 200-acre horse farm in rural Oswego, Illinois, has two polo fields, an indoor arena, clubhouse, player and groom apartments, 40 stalls, 10 large turnouts, and a galloping track. Morgan Creek teams have participated in 8–22 goal polo in Wellington, Aiken, Oak Brook, and Chicago. Angelo and Dean have played internationally in Canada, France, Germany, and Argentina.
Founded in 1922 by businessman, Paul Butler, the Club is one of the oldest polo clubs in the U.S. and was once the epicenter for elite professional polo and other prestigious polo tournaments. For decades the Club has been a popular Sunday tradition and social scene known for entertaining celebrities, dignitaries, royalty and Chicago's distinguished. Today, the Club plays on the Prince of Wales Field adjacent to the Butler National Golf Club. Located 17 miles straight west from Chicago's Loop, the club hosts regular Sunday matches that attract thousands of fascinated spectators who marvel at the athleticism and majesty of the sport.
Frauke and Jan-Dirk Lueders caught the polo bug in 2013 after attending polo school in Barrington Hills. They eagerly sought out a place to develop their skills and their string of horses and purchased what is now the Passion for Polo Farm in 2013. Since they acquired their property, their polo string has grown from 4 to 17, and they have completed construction on the only regulation-size indoor polo arena in the Midwest. They have also developed a full-size outdoor grass field where they will host friends and develop their Passion for Polo team and compete in regular tournaments in Chicago and in neighboring states.
Located 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, Windridge Farm is an equestrian hunter jumper facility with polo benefits. The facility has two indoor arenas, two outdoor arenas and one polo field on the 60-acre property supporting both the equestrian and polo programs. Windridge Farm fulfills the needs of its boarders by offering exceptional, individualized, equine care. At Windridge Farm we fulfill the training needs of our riders by providing a goal-oriented lesson program taught by experienced professionals. We welcome, and are qualified to train, riders at all levels; from beginner through Grand Prix. At Windridge Farm we are absolutely committed to the success of our clients, be it in the show ring or just meeting your week to week goals. Your success is our success. When it comes time to purchase a horse, the expert Sales team at Windridge Farm will match you with the horse that is right for your ability, as well as, your budget.