Membership & Members

Arizona Polo Club offers four categories of polo membership to any individual seeking to enjoy the sport of polo and its surroundings or wishes to be an sponsor- Playing Memberships, Social Memberships and Sponsor Memberships.

There is currently a waiting list for membership, please inquire to see if spaces available. info@azpoloclub.com  or call/text to 480-201-4530
If you wish to join Arizona Polo Club, please fill the attached forms and submit for membership! All playing of out members are required to join United States Polo Association under Arizona Polo Club.

Joining is as easy as 1-2-3! Please fill out the below forms and either fax or mail back to 8140 E McDowell Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85257

APC Club Rules-Player Conduct
APC Participation Release 2019

Caballeros Field Release 2019-2020

Rules for the players, ponies and Fields

 

Polo Club Membership Fees for Arizona Polo Club @ Caballeros Private Field.

Tournament fees, horses, lessons are not included in club fee.

Membership Fees and Details – 2020 Season

Polo Cares, INC payments for the playing memberships can be as follow:

check, cash and Zelle. Credit card with card processing fee of $100.

Payments  and the forms to Mailing address:

8140 East McDowell Road

Scottsdale, AZ 85257

Zelle Payment to:

Polo Cares, INC

info@azpoloclub.com

4803262489

 

 

 

 

 

 

Novice First Year Membership
Player is entitled up to 2 beginners/ slow chukkers per played date.
Stick and ball on the field and arena. Instruction, horses and tournaments fees are not included.
Those brand new to polo will be required to sign up for a lesson program.
Novice chukkers will be coached with a Pro majority of the time.
Only allowed to play in 1st or 2nd year tournaments and occasionally selected to play on faster tournaments based on individual riding/polo abilities.
Cost $2500

Season Playing Membership
Player is entitled from 4 to 6 chukkers per played date. Stick and ball on the field and/or arena on scheduled dates by APC.
Instruction, horses and tournaments fees are not included.
Any family member or living partner is allowed to play for an additional fee*.
*Additional family member fee: $500.00 per season only allowed to play 2 chukkers.
**additional family member fee is 50% of full playing membership. Allowed to play 4 to 6 chukkers per scheduled date.
Cost $3600.00

Season playing Membership (only under 18 with no adult family member):
Player is entitled up to 2 chukkers only. Stick and ball on the field and/or arena on scheduled dates by APC. Instruction, horses and tournaments fees are not included. Only allowed to play in minor/beginner tournaments or similar. A parent or guardian must be present at all times.
Cost $600

Weekend Fees – for non members & visitors:
$400/weekend

Daily Fees non APC members & visitors.

$250.00/day

Social Membership:
Your membership cost $450.00 includes 1 VIP pass to the Molina tent at the anual Scottsdale Polo Championship and or similar and invite to all club public social events; 1 Arizona Polo Club T-shirt or hat.

 

 

Meet the members of Arizona Polo Club for 2019 

 

Andres Camacho Castilla

Occupation: Andrés moved to the Phoenix area in 2010 to attend Thunderbird School of Global Business, joined Honeywell in 2011, received his MBA in 2012, and plans to stay in the Valley of the Sun. How did he get into polo: Andrés comes from a family that has been playing polo for generations, his great great grandfather founded the polo club in Bogotá (1890’s) and his mother and father met on the polo field. His father was a 7 goal player, and it was only his hobby as he is a full time professional. He has a brother that is five years younger that is an active player in Bogotá as well.  Currently he is rated at 3 goals outdoor, and 3 goals indoor. Favorite thing about polo: Although playing polo is his first passion, he enjoys teaching and training in his spare time. Andrés also rescues and rehabs off the track Thoroughbred horses to play polo. He currently owns 8 horses with his wife, Natalie 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diego Florez, DVM

Occupation:  Veterinarian (Aztec Animal Hospital, Owner and Operator). APC Club Manager.

How did you get into polo:  I took my first lesson 2008 and I was hooked. Prior to that I had lived in Indiana, New York City, and my home country Colombia where riding horses was part of my life. After trying many sports that didn’t fill my expectations polo gained all my attention.

Favorite thing about polo: The interaction with horses and the adrenaline rush. I love to learn, educate and promote the sport of polo and improve polo in any possible way.

 

 

 

Natalie Grancharov Camacho                                                            

Occupation:  Engineer Manager  

 

How did you get into polo:  I started playing polo at UC Davis in 1999. I have been involved in polo and other equine sports since that time and have really developed a passion for polo in the last 5 years. My husband and I have 8 horses now, there is always a new pony in training at our ranch!

Favorite thing about polo: I love horses, but I also love being able to play and have an afternoon of polo with my family and friends.

 

 

 

Martin Morey                                                          

Occupation:  coming soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Felipe Ochoa

Occupation:  Finance.

 

How did you get into polo:  Enjoyed watching some polo matches as spectator and horse trail riding growing up in Colombia. Took a lesson out of curiosity and got hooked.

 

Favorite thing about polo:  Adrenaline, challenge and competition. Playing polo is way more thrilling than watching as spectator, definitely I recommend you to try a lesson.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bill Clark
Occupation:  Custom home builder, high end, high difficultly, specializing in concrete and steel.
How did you get into polo:  Avid rider since childhood, Bill began playing polo in 1993. He owns fours horses and his favorite, Valentino is a beautiful thoroughbred that was born on Valentines Day. You might have seen Bill and Valentino on local news doing polo promos! Look for those yellow wraps!
Favorite thing about polo:  Competing with Horses and camaraderie.

 

 
Bill Stalcup   Works at Nalco
How did you get into polo:  Vince Azzaro taught Bil and his father as well as Walt & Steve Kuhn at Pheasant Run, IL in 1970
Favorite thing about polo:  Making ponies and scoring goals from distance. Bill owns 5 horses that he and his wife have trained. 

 

 

 

 

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Greg Holditch
 
 
Greg Holditch is a Senior Vice President of investments in the Private Bank at  Wells Fargo & Co. His wife Katy introduced him to horseback riding 25 years ago.  Two years ago he decided to start playing Polo instead of starting up golf, when his kids all went to college. He is a member of several riding groups: White Mountain Range Ride, Verde Vaqueros 
and the Arizona Mounted Reserve.
 
 
 

 

 

Croix Waag

 

 

Croix Waage has been a long time supporter of APC and has been playing polo for 8 years. We are happy to

 

 

 

 

 

Keri McKeone
Profession:  Attorney
How did you get into Polo:  I was boarding my horse at a polo farm in Atlanta and the owner talked me into taking a lesson.  I was immediately hooked.
What do you like most about Polo:  I love the team aspect of the game and of course I love the horses.  I enjoy the camaraderie of players and spending the day riding.
 
 
Martin Gonzalez
Martin comes to us from Argentina where he raises and trains polo ponies. He’s also our one of our asado masters!