Tommy Wayman

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Tommy Wayman, April 2017.
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Tommy Wayman is an American polo player (retired). [1] [2] [3]

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Wayman was a ten-goal player. [2] [4] He won six U.S. Open Polo Championships, a Gold Cup, two World Cups, two Butler Handicap, and three Pacific Coast Open titles. [1] He played on the U.S.A. team against Argentina in the Cup of the Americas and won two Coronation Cups against Great Britain. [1] His team also played in the Camacho Cup against Mexico twice, winning once. [1]

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He owned a ranch near Big Horn, Wyoming. [5] [6]

He was inducted into the Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame in Lake Worth, Florida on March 6, 1998. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Museum of Polo and Hall of Fame, Tommy Wayman's biography
  2. 1 2 Alex Webbe, Gentleman Tommy Wayman Keeps Keeps Earning 10-Goal Status, Palm Beach Daily News , January 2, 1983
  3. Buck The Film
  4. Cecil Smith, Considered the Best Polo Player Ever, Dies at 94, The New York Times , February 14, 1999
  5. Sam Morton, Little Big Club: The Bighorn Polo Club has reason to boast., Polo Players Edition , September 2004
  6. Peggy O'Neill, Old West meets Old World in Big Horn, High Country News , August 20, 2007