A Spotlight on Scott Walker0

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

 

Name: Scott Walker

Team: Prima Polo

Home town/country: Murrieta, California

Years playing polo: 25 with some gaps in between

 

 

 

 

What is the name of your favorite polo pony and what is so special about them?

Carrera. She is a 10 year old mare I bought in Argentina 3 years ago. She has no bad habits and lets me think about the game, play, line, ball

What is your greatest polo achievement?

  1. Winning the Governors Cup in ‘93
  2. Winning the Will Rogers Memorial in ‘15
  3. Serving on the Board of the USPA

What is a hobby you have outside of polo?

Sailing. I enjoy both cruising and racing

What countries have you played polo in? 

Both costs of the US and 3 trips to Argentina, two tournaments in Mexico

What do you like most about Eldorado Polo Club?

The comradery between players, condition of the fields and awesome weather

Who introduced you to polo and where did you begin playing?

Denny Geiler and Jackie Owens brought me along playing arena polo in Huntington Beach

What is your favorite TV show and/or artist/band? 

I am still a big [Rolling] Stones fan after 40 years and appreciate their work ethic

What athlete (outside of the polo world) do you admire the most?  Roger Federer – his focus and calmness

Not one particular athlete but more multi-sport athletes like triathletes

If you could change one thing about your game, what would it be? 

I would have started 20 years earlier

If you could play with any players in the world, who would be on your team?

Mike Azzaro, Jason Crowder, Facundo Pieres