Inductee to the Polo Hall of Fame

Dr. William R. Linfoot
Elected March 17, 1994

One word best describes Dr. William "Billy" Linfoot - inspirational. Rated nine-goals, he was one of the world's best offensive players, whose form and skill at speed are legendary. No less esteemed was Doc's talent with horses. He knew how to spot them, and they would do absolutely anything for him.

His energy was boundless, his sportsmanship exemplary, and his motivational ability envied by his opponents. He was a passionate teacher and a friend to all.

In the international arena Doc played on three victorious teams of the Coronation Cup, and competed twice for the Cup of the Americas. At home his winning record includes four US Open Championships, three Butler Handicap titles, five National Twenty-Goal Championships, and the North American Cup.


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