About Our Club

Spanning 130 perfectly manicured acres, our world-class facilities include: 45 private equestrian estates, 7 Bermuda grass polo fields, a regulation-sized polo arena, a half-mile all-weather training track, stick & ball fields, riding trails, on-site stabling for up to 300 horses, an on-site veterinary clinic, a members clubhouse, and a midfield polo pavilion.

For decades our Club has been a popular destination and an important part of the Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch social scenes. In addition to polo, our Club’s spectacular grounds and venues are home to a variety of community and social events including concerts, festivals, theater, sporting events, charity fundraisers, corporate meetings and elegant weddings. Our entire facility, grounds, clubhouse and pavilion can be rented in part or as a whole.

Sarasota Polo Club Highlights

45 Private
Equestrian Estates

Welcoming 50,000 polo spectators every season

65+ playing members

19 weeks of Sunday Polo:
Dec. 19 – Apr. 24

6 weeks of Thursday Sunset Polo Happy Hour:
Mar. 17 – Apr. 21

A Packed Schedule of Exclusive Member and Community Social Events

Facility Highlights

Spanning 130 perfectly-manicured acres

On-site stabling for up to 300 horses

Member’s Clubhouse with a Full bar, hosting events up to 150 people

7 Bermuda Grass
Polo Fields

Midfield Pavilion with a Full Bar, hosting events up to 250 people

1/2-mile all-weather training track

VIP Midfield Tent with Reserved Premium Seating

Meet Our Staff

Mason Wroe

Director of Polo

Mason joined the club as Director of Polo in 2019, to cultivate and grow the sport both on and off the field. Mason enjoys bringing fun, competitive polo to the Sarasota Polo Club and Lakewood Ranch communities.

Paige Lautzenheiser

Director of Operations

Paige joined the Sarasota Polo Club staff in 2018, and was promoted to Director of Operations in 2019. You can find her running around on Sunday’s, but don’t be afraid to stop her and introduce yourself!

Ron Trytek

Director of Sales & Marketing

A Chicago native, Ron grew up riding racehorses on a thoroughbred farm in Barrington Hills, IL. He has spent much of his career working at Ritz-Carlton hotels throughout the world. Ron joined our team in 2018. He is passionate about promoting Sarasota Polo.

Tony Maniscalo

Director of Food & Beverage

Tony joined the team in the fall of 2020. He is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a degree in culinary arts. He is happily married to Dr. Daniele Martin, and they both enjoy spending as much time as possible with their 2 1/2 year-old daughter, Sofia.

Zac Fuesser

Director of Turf & Irrigation

Zac joined the club in 2018 and was promoted to Director of Turf and Irrigation in 2020. He works hard to make sure the fields are in tip top shape for our players and their equine partners.

Bryan Zdancewicz

Director of Maintenance

Bryan joined the crew in 2018, and was promoted to Director of Maintenance in 2019. He is passionate about his work and eager to solve all kinds of challenges.

Jason (Poncho) Davis

Field Staff

Jason joined the Sarasota Polo Club Field Staff in 2018 Poncho, as most people call him, is often found flagging the game on Sunday’s…barefoot!

Nicholas Chavez

Field Staff

Nick joined the Sarasota Polo Club Field Staff in 2012, and has been an integral part of the crew since then. On Sunday’s, you can likely find him in the end zone, flagging the polo match!

Mason Wroe

Director of Polo

Mason joined the club as Director of Polo in 2019, to cultivate and grow the sport both on and off the field. Mason enjoys bringing fun, competitive polo to the Sarasota Polo Club and Lakewood Ranch communities.

Paige Lautzenheiser

Director of Operations

Paige joined the Sarasota Polo Club staff in 2018, and was promoted to Director of Operations in 2019. You can find her running around on Sunday’s, but don’t be afraid to stop her and introduce yourself!

Ron Trytek

Director of Sales & Marketing

A Chicago native, Ron grew up riding racehorses on a thoroughbred farm in Barrington Hills, IL. He has spent much of his career working at Ritz-Carlton hotels throughout the world. Ron joined our team in 2018. He is passionate about promoting Sarasota Polo.

Tony Maniscalo

Director of Food & Beverage

Tony joined the team in the fall of 2020. He is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a degree in culinary arts. He is happily married to Dr. Daniele Martin, and they both enjoy spending as much time as possible with their 2 1/2 year-old daughter, Sofia.

Zac Fuesser

Director of Turf & Irrigation

Zac joined the club in 2018 and was promoted to Director of Turf and Irrigation in 2020. He works hard to make sure the fields are in tip top shape for our players and their equine partners.

Bryan Zdancewicz

Director of Maintenance

Bryan joined the crew in 2018, and was promoted to Director of Maintenance in 2019. He is passionate about his work and eager to solve all kinds of challenges.

Jason (Poncho) Davis

Field Staff

Jason joined the Sarasota Polo Club Field Staff in 2018 Poncho, as most people call him, is often found flagging the game on Sunday’s…barefoot!

Nicholas Chavez

Field Staff

Nick joined the Sarasota Polo Club Field Staff in 2012, and has been an integral part of the crew since then. On Sunday’s, you can likely find him in the end zone, flagging the polo match!

Facility Maps

Visit the
Sarasota Polo
Club

8201 Polo Club Lane, Sarasota, Florida 34240

Nearby Hotels

EVEN Hotel Sarasota-Lakewood Ranch

6231 Lake Osprey Drive, Sarasota, Florida 34240

2.7 miles from the Sarasota Polo Club

Hyatt Place Sarasota / Lakewood Ranch

6021 Exchange Way, Bradenton, Florida 34202

2.9 miles from the Sarasota Polo Club

Courtyard by Marriott Sarasota University Park / Lakewood Ranch Area

8305 Tourist Center Drive 
Bradenton, Florida 34201

4.5 miles from the Sarasota Polo Club

hotels near the beach

Art Ovation Hotel

1255 North Palm Avenue, 
Sarasota, Florida 34236

14 miles from the Sarasota Polo Club

The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota

1111 Ritz Carlton Drive, Sarasota, Florida 34236

14 miles from the Sarasota Polo Club

Hyatt Residence Club Sarasota, Siesta Key Beach

915 Seaside Drive, Sarasota, Florida 34242

18 miles from the Sarasota Polo Club

The Public is
Always
Welcome!

Polo is a community sport like no other. Sunday Polo matches are open to the public every Sunday at 1pm beginning December 19th, 2021 through April 24th, 2022. Gates open at 10am. Fieldside general admission tailgating, reserved tailgating, reserved midfield premium seating or VIP midfield boxes are available for Sunday Polo. Children 12 and under are free, (general admission tailgating). Join us for exciting polo action, opening parade, live national anthem, theme weeks, half-time entertainment, food, drinks and divot-stomping. Dress comfortably and for the weather. Remember, you will be walking on grass. Well socialized dogs are welcome on a leash.