Media Coverage of Polo
at Empire Polo Club
January – April 2012
April 2012 – Chicks With Sticks – Article – Palm Springs Life Magazine April issue. The article features interviews with Kim Kelly and Roxy Keyfauver, Playing Members of Empire Polo Club.
March 3rd, 2012 – Debii $$ Conant Women’s Memorial Polo Tournament coverage on KESQ Channel 3. Greg Lee interviews Alex Haagen, IV, Sunny Hale and Lynn Cobb about the Women’s Tournament and Women’s Polo at Empire Polo Club.
February 14th, 2012 – Quarantine Lifted, Polo Back On Ind Indio. KESQ Channel 3. Coverage on live news and online.
February 4th , 2012 – Four Legged Fun In Indio. by Susan Cohn/The Daily Journal San Mateo, CA. The article talks about the sport of polo and how to get started playing at Empire Polo Club, Indio, CA.
February, 2012: Flying Hooves: The ancient sport of polo, long regarded as the “Game of Kings,” is played with keen ferocity in the desert. Desert Magazine/ Feb. Issue, Page. 85-88. Features interviews with Rob Scapa, Jef Graham and Rick Paicius, Members of Empire Polo Club.
January 29th, 2012: Channel 2 KPSP News coverage of the inaugural Empire Polo & Wine Festival.
January 27th, 2012 – Temporary Loss of Polo Hits Local Businesses by Bianca Rae, Channel 3 KESQ.
January 27th, 2012: Alex Haagen IV, Interview on the Lee Rayburn Show KNEWS 94.3. Lee Rayburn Show Hour 2 Friday 01/27/12 Hour 2.
January 23rd, 2012: Indio looks to revamp image with new slogan, logo. Polo & Wine Festival & Concerts featured as part of new logo. Desert Sun Newspaper.
January 19th, 2012: Empire Polo & Wine Festival article in Desert Star Weekly.
January 8th, 2012: Greg Lee of KESQ, Channel 3 covers Opening Day at Empire Polo Club. Interviews with Mr. Haagen and 11 year-old Conrad Kissling.
January 2012: Empire Polo is featured in the Desert Guide Calendar as the featured event with season highlights. Desert Guide January Issue/Palm Springs Life.
January 2012: Polo & Wine Article – Palm Springs Life Magazine ONLINE.
January 2012: WCT Arena Qualifier (COVER Photo & Article Pg. 34-39 ) – Polo Player’s Edition Magazine
Nov. 11th, 2011: It’s Polo, People! Palm Springs Life article about Empire Polo Club.
Nov. 27th, 2011: Ladies like polo, ‘the sport of kings’ (The Desert Sun)
March – July 2011
Summer 2011: Townsend Cup: An American win against England under US Rules evens up the score. (Hurlingham Polo Magazine)
July 2011: What Are Your Goals, Alexander Haagen? (Palm Springs Life Magazine)
July 2011: 90 Days of Summer – Party with the Ponies at Empire Polo Club (Desert Guide)
June 2011: Empire Polo Club to host Women’s Polo Tournament Series 2011-2012 Season (PoloZONE.com)
May 2011: Out on the Townsend: America downs England in historic challenge (Polo Player’s Edition Magazine)
April 2011: Empire Polo Ends The Season On A High Note (PoloZONE.com)
March 28th, 2011: USA flattens England 15-9 in Townsend International Cup (PoloZONE.com)
March 27th, 2011: Desert Valley Women’s Club hosts fundraiser at Empire Polo Club (Desert Sun – Archives)
March 26th, 2011: KESQ News Coverage of the Townsend Cup Arena Challenge & Champion’s Cup Finals (Channel 3)
March 24th, 2011: KPSP News Coverage of the Townsend Cup Arena Challenge (Channel 2)
March 20th, 2011: New Champions Cup Opens Today at Noon (Desert Sun – Archives)
March 22nd, 2011: The 2011 MVK Polo Champions Cup begins Sunday (KPSP Local Channel 2 News)
March 2011 – Empire Polo Club to Host USPA Townsend Cup A 22-Goal Arena Polo Tournament on Saturday, March 26th at 6 PM (Hurlingham Polo Magazine Online)
March 2, 2011: Empire Polo Club to host Townsend Challenge Cup (Desert Sun – Archives)
March 1, 2011: The United States takes on England for Arena Polo Title (Horseback Online)
February 15th, 2011: Empire Polo Club to Host USPA Townsend Challenge Cup (Men’s Polos Blog)
February 8th, 2011: 2011 Empire Champions’ Cup Offers $60,000 – $100,000 in Prize Money (PoloZONE.com)
January 17th, 2011: Official opening tops expectations at Empire Polo Club (PoloZONE.com)
January 8th, 2011: Opening Day Coverage (by KESQ Channel 3 News)
January 1st, 2011: It’s a whole new POLO MATCH– Empire steps back into the field to offer ‘friendly competition,’ improve sport (Desert Sun)
January 2011: The Perfect Match – Published in the Desert Guide
December 2010: Building An Empire: Polo club serves as a sporting, music and art venue (Polo Player’s Edition Magazine)
November 28th, 2010: Empire Polo Club Opens NEW Polo School (PoloZONE.com)
November 22nd, 2010: Open House Weekend Draws 17 Teams To Empire Polo Club (PoloZONE.com)
October 19th, 2010: Erik Wright Teams UP With Empire Polo Club To Offer Polo Clinics For The 2011 Season (PoloZONE.com)
September 24th, 2010: Empire Polo Club & Twin Palms PC Share Plans For a Fun Winter Season (PoloZONE.com)
August 20th, 2010: Empire Polo Club, A Home Fit For The Sport of Kings (PoloZONE.com)
Summer 2010 – Creating the Ultimate Playing Field (Hurlingham Polo Magazine)