The Duke of Cambridge took to the polo field in early July to play in the Out-Sourcing Inc. Royal Charity Polo Cup at Guards Polo Club, to raise awareness and funds for 10 charities supported by TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.
The Duke played as part of the U.S. Polo Assn. team alongside Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha, Amr Zedan and James Harper. The opposing Monterosso/Vikings team was formed by Alessandro Bazzoni, Siri Evjemo-Nysveen, Saad Audeh and Juan Martin Zubia, with the BP Polo team made up of Garvey Beh, James Beh, Henry Porter and Oliver Fanshawe. In an exciting round robin format, it was the U.S. Polo Assn. team who won with The Duchess of Cambridge presenting the Out-Sourcing Inc. Royal Charity Cup to the winning captain Amr Zedan.
This year’s event provided a unique opportunity to support and raise funds for 10 of Their Royal Highness’s patronages. These organisations are: SHOUT, The Foundling Museum, Welsh Rugby Charitable Trust, London’s Air Ambulance, Mountain Rescue England and Wales, The Anna Freud Centre, Family Action, The Forward Trust, East Anglia Children’s Hospice (EACH) and The Passage.
‘Out-Sourcing Inc’s David M. Matsumoto said: “Out-Sourcing Inc. is honored to support today’s charity polo match. Knowing that this polo event will raise much needed funds for ten incredible charities aligns perfectly with the company’s own charitable ethos. Out-Sourcing Inc. focuses on creating platforms to highlight and support charitable endeavors across the world, including here in the UK.”
The day was made possible by the generous sponsors and event partners. Thank you to Out-Sourcing Inc, who assumed the role of title sponsor and have a long association with fundraising events such as this. Grateful thanks must also go to the other sponsors and supporters including; Guards Polo Club, U.S. Polo Assn., Monterosso/Vikings, BP Polo, Xerjoff, Audi, Mosimann’s, The Cox Family of Oklahoma and Justerini & Brooks.
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