Tommy Biddle

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Tommy Biddle (a.k.a. Thomas J. Biddle, Jr.) is an American polo player. He is an eight-goaler in outdoor polo and a ten-goaler in arena polo. He has won many national and international tournaments.

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Early life

He attended Florida Atlantic University. [1]


He started his professional polo career at the Gulfstream Polo Club. [1] He is an eight-goal player in outdoor polo and has been a 10-goaler in arena polo since 2012. [2] [3] He is a player-in-residence at the Greenwich Polo Club in Greenwich, Connecticut. [4]

The Gulfstream Polo Club was a polo club in Lake Worth, Florida. Since 1923, Gulfstream Polo Club was one of the most prominent polo clubs in North America, particularly during the Florida season (December-April). Gulfstream was managed by Marla Connor for 18 years until it closed in May 2016 at the end of the polo season. Throughout its long history it offered a wide array of tournaments, with 4, 6, and 10 Goal Leagues as well as Ladies Tournaments.

Greenwich Polo Club is a polo club in Greenwich, Connecticut that was established in 1981. It is one of only three polo venues in the United States offering high-goal polo.

Greenwich, Connecticut Town in Connecticut, United States

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In 2002, he won the U.S. Open Polo Championship at the Royal Palm Polo Club in Boca Raton, Florida on the Coca-Cola Polo Team alongside Gillian Johnston, Miguel Novillo Astrada and Adam Snow. [5] He has also won the Centennial Cup from the Federation of International Polo and the Monty Waterbury Cup. [2]

The US Open Polo Championship is an annual polo championship in the United States. It is organized by the United States Polo Association (USPA). It was first played in 1904 at Van Cortlandt Park in The Bronx in New York City. At the first game the Wanderers defeated the Meadowbrook Freebooters.

Boca Raton, Florida City in Florida

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Gillian Johnston is an American polo player and patron.

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  1. 1 2 Alex Webbe, American Polo Player Tommy Biddle, 10-goaler, Palm Beach Illustrated
  2. 1 2 Horace A. Laffaye, The Polo Encyclopedia, Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Co., 2004, p. 39
  3. Lonely at the Top: Tommy Biddle becomes America's only 10-goal player., Polo Players' Edition
  4. Greenwich Polo Club: Players
  5. Horace A. Laffaye, Polo in the United States: A History, Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Co., 2011, p. 223