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Banco Macro, Official Sponsor of the Tortugas Country Club Open Polo Championship


Banco Macro, Official Sponsor of the Tortugas Country Club
Open Polo Championship

Buenos Aires, September 27, 2016. Banco Macro announces that it is the Official Sponsor of the Tortugas Country Club Open Polo Championship- Macro Grand Prize to be held from September 27 until October 15. This is the first championship of the 2016 Argentine Triple Crown and the one with the highest average handicap in the world.

Macro Selecta clients may purchase tickets with 20 % discount with their Credit and Debit Macro Selecta Cards at Tortugas Country Club, located at Ruta Panamericana km 39 ramal Pilar.

The six teams that will disputing the 76th Emilio de Anchorena Cup this year are La Dolfina Sancor Seguros Polo Team (40-goal handicap), Ellerstina (39), Alegria (37), La Aguada-Las Monjitas (35), El Paraíso (35) and Washington (33).

The news this year include two new 10-goal handicap players in Alegria (Guillermo "Sapo" Caset and Hilario Ulloa); the merger of La Aguada y L.A. Las Monjitas into one single team with four Novillo Astrada brothers (Alejandro, Eduardo, Miguel and Ignacio); and the debut in Tortugas of two very promissory teams: El Paraíso and Washington.

The teams include 10-goal handicap players such as Adolfo Cambiaso, Facundo Pieres, Juan Martín Nero, Gonzalo Pieres (h.), Polito Pieres, Pablo Mac Donough and the Uruguayan player David Stirling.

Tortugas Country Club, the first country club to be organized in Argentina, is an icon in Argentine polo history since it organizes this tournament since 1930. Founded 85 years ago by Mr. Antonio Maura y Gamazo, who dreamt about creating a country club, is currently a top quality residence and an urban and landscape gem.

All matches will be broadcasted with exclusive interviews, as every year, in Polo Mundial TV by América Sports and its You Tube channel worldwide.

"We are proud to be able to sponsor the Tortugas Country Club Polo Open, since it is a great tournament, a symbol of excellence worldwide. From Banco Macro we share the values that identify this tournament and led it to be internationally acknowledged, such as team work, elegance, fair play, loyalty and camaraderie", states Milagro Medrano, Institutional Relations Manager of Banco Macro.

Milagro Medrano
Institutional Relations Manager


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