Wellington, Florida – March 9, 2015 — Palm City Polo Club, an exciting new polo facility in Boynton Beach, just minutes from Wellington, offers polo lessons for players of all levels.
“We welcome anyone interested in polo, whether you want to compete, take lessons, or just watch a game,” said owner Joey Casey, a top international polo professional who is one of the instructors.
Palm City Polo Club offers basic riding clinics, polo lessons and practice, and tournaments. “Even if you’ve never ridden a horse, you can learn how to ride and learn how to play polo with us,” said Casey.
Mike Harris is the polo school’s chief instructor. He has an extensive polo background and is a United States Polo Association A-rated umpire. He has officiated at some of polo's most prestigious tournaments and teaches all levels of riders.
“Mike is amazing -- he is one of the best instructors in the country. With his knowledge and experienced lesson horses to learn on, we have a great package,” said Casey.
A former 7-goaler, Casey brings more than 28 years of professional polo experience to Palm City Polo. In addition to his time as a professional player, his family has been breeding polo ponies for more than 40 years. He is recognized as one of the most experienced American players and horsemen in the sport.
A former 7-goaler, he has played in numerous U.S. Open Polo Championships. His career highlights include: six-time winner of the Sunshine League Championship (26 goal); four-time winner of the International Gold Cup Championship (26 goal); three-time winner of the C.V. Whitney Cup (26 goal), and the USPA Gold Cup (26 goal) and the Westchester Cup (26 goal). He twice won the Sunshine League Championship (20 goal) and won the 3 de Febrero Handicap (0-40) Open in Argentina.
Other prestigious tournaments he won include: the Pacific Coast Open (20 goal); the Canadian Open (20 goal), and the International Cup (18 goal). He is an 11-time winner of the Hartman League Championship (12-14 goal) and numerous Kaycolee Tournament Championships (10 goal).
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