Player profiles

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Andy Burgess

Handicap 2 goals

Following a career as a professional player around the world, Andy now runs South West Polo near Wadebridge, teaching polo to novices, training horses and developing the sport of polo in the region. Andy has been involved in Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach since its inception and organises the players and ponies for the event. Andy is the captain of team First Great Western

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Tim Vaux

Handicap 4 goals

Tim Vaux is a professional polo player and also runs the family business at Vaux Park Polo Club in Somerset. Equally at home on turf or sand he is a regular fixture at prestigious polo tournaments throughout the UK. He is regarded as an expert arena polo player and has participated in Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach since 2008. Tim is the captain of team Joules.

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Richard Blake Thomas

Handicap 5 goals

Richard plays for the Polistas team based at the Guards Club at Windsor Great Park, and also plays for Wales. Richard breeds and imports horses specifically for polo and enjoys Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach so much he has taken part for the last four years.

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Andrew Blake Thomas

Handicap 5 goals

Professional polo player and younger brother of Richard, Andrew is a former England international. A firm favourite with the Veuve Clicquot Polo on the Beach crowd due to his impressive eye for goal. Andrew currently plays for patrons in the UK and abroad.