Write On Rubee

An Arizona-based food, beverage and travel writer since 2008,  I launched this website in 2015 to document my culinary adventures, beverage escapades, gardening endeavors, and travel in the Phoenix area and beyond.  Also find a comprehensive calendar of Phoenix-area food and drink-related events on my Events page.

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Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships

  • WestWorld 16601 North Pima Road Scottsdale, AZ, 85260 United States (map)

The McDowell Mountains in Scottsdale, Arizona create a breathtaking set for the much anticipated 7th Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships. It has become the country’s most attended polo event and the world’s most interesting, called by the Captain of the Wales Team “the best polo event in the world.” Enjoy elements like Prime: A Luxury Tent Experience by Steak 44, Neiman Marcus & Barrett-Jackson, The Bottled Blonde Polo Lounge Presented by Stella Artois, performances by the Phoenix Opera and Shakespeare in the Polo Park.  The event also welcomes Fried & Fizzy, a new pop-up restaurant featuring champagne and fried chicken by acclaimed local chef Michael DeMaria. 

One of the greatest American polo players in the sport’s history, and a fan favorite known for his aggressive style, polo legend Mike Azzaro will make his debut at the Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships.  Inducted into the Polo Hall of Fame in 2013, Azzaro held the sport’s top ranking of 10 goals in 1994 for 14 years. He won seven U.S. Open Championships, third most of any players. He also won three Silver Cups, Butler Handicap, Iglehart, and World Cup. On Saturday, November 11th Azzaro will travel to Scottsdale and represent the Aspen Valley Polo Club, when the defending champions of the Molina Cup, led by team owner Melissa Ganzi, take on another first-time attendee, the Monte-Carlo Polo Club, in the featured match of the day starting at 2:15 p.m.

The 7th Annual Bentley Scottsdale Polo Championships has become the country’s most attended polo event. Tickets, tables and tents ranging from $25.00 to $4,000 are now on sale. For all information, sponsorship or tickets please visit www.ThePoloParty.com.