Polo

2014 Season:
We are excited to announce that Village of Oak Brook Board has approved following proposed dates for 2014 Polo Season:

  1. Sunday, July 6th 
  2. Sunday, July 13th
  3. Sunday, August 10th
  4. Sunday, August 17th      
  5. Sunday, September 14th  (September 21st Rain Date)

Ticket Information:
General Admission and VIP tickets, as well as full season passes can also be purchased by phone and at the following locations:

  • Village Hall:
    1200 Oak Brook Rd. Oak Brook, IL 60523
    Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Oak Brook Public Library:
    600 Oak Brook Rd., Oak Brook, IL 60523
    Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.;
    Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Oak Brook Golf Clubhouse:
    2606 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523
    Monday – Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Tickets may also be purchased prior and during the polo matches at this location.

Location & Parking:
All Polo matched will be played on Oak Brook Polo Grounds at 2606 York Road Oak Brook, IL 60523. Click here for information and details about parking. Shuttle service will be available between parking lot and Polo Grounds.
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Contact Information:

For the latest updates, please "friend us" on our Facebook POLO page or register for the Village's "notify me" email notification list for further information about tickets, parking, etc.  It's easy to sign up, just click on the NOTIFY ME button on the left side of the web page and enter in your contact information.

History of Polo in Oak Brook:
Polo has been played for more than 80 years at the historic Oak Brook Polo Grounds and everyone is invited to come out and watch the exciting "game of kings!"

Since its inception in 1922, during the "golden age" of polo, world-class teams have come every summer to play on the immaculately groomed fields of the Oak Brook Polo Grounds. Founded by Paul Butler, patriarch of the Village of Oak Brook, the original Oak Brook Polo Club became the largest polo facility in the country by 1953.

The U.S. Open (Polo), the premier polo tournament in the country, was played at Oak Brook for 25 years, from 1954 to 1978, the longest it was ever played in one location. The Oak Brook Club was once considered to be one of the top summer polo clubs in America, and is still well-known throughout the world. It is the Village's Polo Committee's goal to restore Oak Brook's location and Club to it's former level of prestige.
2013 Oak Brook Polo Cancellation Update: Oak Brook Polo is an outdoor event and cancellation due to weather is possible. Thus, there is and has been a posted rain day cancellation policy that is stated on the event website, where someone may purchase a ticket, as well as the Village’s website. This year, because the scheduled rain date of October 6th also was cancelled, the Oak Brook Polo Committee has gone beyond the stated rain day cancellation policy and authorized gift certificates to be issued to those customers who purchased tickets for either September 15th or October 6th. If you are a customer that purchased ticket(s) for either the September 15th or October 6th events, you are eligible to receive a 2014 Oak Brook Polo gift certificate. To request the gift certificate, please email polo@oak-brook.org and provide your name, address, the type of polo ticket  Oak Brook Polo Club Logo
or tickets you purchased, how you purchased your ticket (online, at the gate, or in-person), and the amount you paid by December 13, 2013. Once the necessary information is verified, certificates will be issued and mailed between November 4th and December 15th and will be valid for tickets during the 2014 Oak Brook Polo Season. If you are part of a group that was scheduled for one of the above dates, Please email at Polo@oak-brook.org. Thank you for your continued support of polo in Oak Brook and we look forward to posting information about the 2014 season shortly.
The 2013 Season in Review:
The 2013 Oak Brook Polo season has started off well. There were total of five match days and two rain day cancellations as mentioned on top of this page.
Click here for 2013 season's Match scores

Click here to see photos from: July 19, 2013
Click here to see photos from: July 28, 2013  
Click here to see photos from: August 18, 2013  
Click here to see photos from : August 25, 2013
Click here to see photos from : September 22, 2013
A Look Back at 2012's Season:
In the spring of 2012 the Village signed an agreement with the Willow Harbor Polo Club from Three Oaks, Michigan to manage four (4) matches in 2012.  Three (3) of those events were played and the planning for the 2013 schedule has begun. As of now, the matches will continue to be held on the Oak Brook Golf Club driving range, which is the former site of polo matches during the 1980’s and 1990’s. 

Please enjoy some pictures from 2012:

Click here to see photos from: August 19, 2012 Matches

Click here to see photos from: September 2, 2012 Matches
Click here to see photos from: September 9, 2012 Matches