Julian Hipwood, an English player who has lived and played in the United States for many years, earned an impressive 9-goal rating.
During his career Julian won the 30-goal World Cup five times from 1981-1984; the USPA Monty Waterbury in 1996; The USPA Heritage Cup in 1996; the Barrantes Memorial Tournament; and played on the winning team of many of Royal Palm Polo Club's 26-goal Sunshine League tournaments. He played on the Southern Hills team that won the 1980 U.S. Open, however, due to an injury, was sidelined for the final.
A player with enornous international success, Julian was the captain of the English National team winning the Coronation Cup six times, and the British Gold and Queen's Cups, and was twice a finalist in the prestigious Argentine Open, receiving a standing ovation in 1978, the only Englishman to ever receive this honor.
After his high-goal playing days were done, Julian became a sought-after coach and was the coach of the Coca Cola team when it won the U.S. Open Championship in 2002.
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