Maserati Royal Charity
Polo Trophy

Knotty Nawadhinsukh Words by Knotty Nawadhinsukh

As part of Maserati’s International Polo Tour this past summer was a thrilling match for the second year running of the Italian carmaker’s Royal Charity Polo Trophy, in collaboration with La Martina.

Playing in the match at the historic British ground of the Beaufort Polo Club was a very special guest; HRH The Duke of Cambridge who played on the Maserati team alongside England International star player, Malcolm Borwick, as well as Bruce Merivale-Austin and Henry Porter. His Royal Highness took part in the game in aid of the charities Child Bereavement UK and Fields in Trust, of which The Duke is Patron.

HRH Prince William taking part in the Final for the Maserati Team

Playing on the opposing Dhamani 1969 team was HH The Maharaja of Jaipur, Karan Thapar, Nina Clarkin and Olly Tuthill. Dhamani 1969 took the trophy with a final score of 7-6½. After an impressive showing, the Maserati Most Valuable Player prize was presented to Henry Porter. 2017 is the fourth year Maserati and its polo apparel partner, La Martina, have hosted a global polo tour, with the UK match being the third of five matches for this year.

The Maserati and Dhamani 1969 team members at the award ceremony

What was also notable was the Maserati Team shirt made by La Martina from 100% Italian silk. Only four were made specifically for the event for the team members to celebrate the occasion.

Guests included President & CEO of La Martina, Adrian Simonetti (Far Right)