SOURCE: International Polo Club Palm Beach

International Polo Club Palm Beach

January 17, 2011 18:45 ET

Actress Gabrielle Anwar Graces the Fields of International Polo Club Palm Beach

WELLINGTON, FL--(Marketwire - January 17, 2011) - From the thundering of horses' hooves to the pops of champagne corks, all the sights and sounds synonymous with the game of polo were present as the 2011 Palm Beach Polo Season continued in full swing at International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC). As polo fans gathered to get ready for the high-goal action, Gabrielle Anwar, star of USA Network's Burn Notice, arrived by helicopter at the center of Piaget Field. After throwing the official coin toss at the beginning of the featured match, Gabrielle, joined by The Forge owner Shareef Malnik, enjoyed IPC's legendary Sunday Brunch & Polo.

Sunday Brunch and Polo, taking place every Sunday in the Nespresso Grande Pavilion, is a magnet for many high-profile celebrities and socialites, such as Aiden Turner, recent Dancing with the Stars competitor and Emmy-nominated All My Children actor, who enjoyed opening day at IPC on January 2nd. Many more celebrities are expected to descend upon the nation's most prominent polo facility during the 2011 Palm Beach Polo Season, which continues through April 17th.

About International Polo Club Palm Beach
International Polo Club Palm Beach is located in Wellington, Florida -- in the heart of South Florida's famed horse country. Founded in 2002, IPC is host to major tournaments and world-class events throughout the Palm Beach Polo Season, including the Highest Goal Polo played in the U.S. and such prestigious competitions as the Iglehart Cup, Joe Barry Memorial Cup, Ylvisaker Cup, C.V. Whitney Cup, and Piaget Gold Cup, culminating with the 107th playing of the coveted U.S. Open Polo Championship™. The world's polo elite descend upon Wellington each season to enjoy their love of the sport and the lifestyle in the most prominent and well-equipped polo facility in the nation. IPC features eight manicured polo fields and the Piaget Field, the Nespresso Grande Pavilion, private boxes and viewing stands, tennis courts, a croquet field, a state-of-the-art spa, a lushly landscaped pool deck, après polo celebrations and a fabled gourmet Sunday brunch. The 2011 Palm Beach Polo Season began on Jan. 2 and concludes on April 17. To learn more about IPC and their exclusive membership and sponsorship opportunities, visit www.internationalpoloclub.com. For media inquiries, contact Laurie Zuckerman, Shamin Abas PR at 561.366.1226 or laurie@shaminabaspr.com.