About Our Club

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 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

18 weeks of Sunday Polo:
Jan. 1 – Apr. 30

4 weeks of Thursday Sunset Polo Happy Hour:
Mar. 16 – Apr. 6

A Packed Schedule of Exclusive Member and Community Social Events

Facility Highlights

Spanning 170 perfectly-manicured acres

On-site stabling for up to 300 horses

7 Bermuda Grass
Polo Fields

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

1/2-mile all-weather exercise track

VIP Midfield 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!

Michelle Peters

Director of Events, Food & Beverage

A Northern Kentucky native, Michelle has dedicated 17 years to management within the hospitality industry. She is committed to providing her guests with the highest standards of service and quality, and is excited to join the Sarasota Polo Club team.

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 the Sarasota Polo Club.

Bryan Zdancewicz

Director of Maitenence

Bryan joined our team 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

Turf & Maintenance

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

Turf & Maintenance

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!

Tucker Reback

Turf & Maintenance

From Charlottesville, VA Tucker is a former carpenter and 1-Goal polo player. He worked for George Alexander and Blackberry Polo Club for many years, and is now excited to be helping the Sarasota Polo Club.

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!

Michelle Peters

Director of Events, Food & Beverage

A Northern Kentucky native, Michelle has dedicated 17 years to management within the hospitality industry. She is committed to providing her guests with the highest standards of service and quality, and is excited to join the Sarasota Polo Club team.

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 the Sarasota Polo Club.

Bryan Zdancewicz

Director of Maitenence

Bryan joined our team 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

Turf & Maintenance

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

Turf & Maintenance

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!

Tucker Reback

Turf & Maintenance

From Charlottesville, VA Tucker is a former carpenter and 1-Goal polo player. He worked for George Alexander and Blackberry Polo Club for many years, and is now excited to be helping the Sarasota Polo Club.

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!

The 2023 Sarasota Polo Season Presented by Celebrity Cruises – Marc Bokoff – Cruise Planners. For information please visit: www.BookThatEscape.com

Sunday Polo matches are open to the public every Sunday at 1pm, January 1st 2023 through April 30th 2023. Gates open at 10am. Join thousands of fans each week for exciting polo action, opening parade, live national anthem, theme weeks, half-time entertainment, food, drinks and traditional divot-stomping.

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). Dress comfortably & for the weather. Remember, you will be walking on grass. Well-socialized dogs are welcome on a leash.

We look forward to welcoming you and your guests to experience the thrill of Sarasota Polo, “the fastest game on four feet!”