B9N's Ahmad Rashad Honorary Guest at Polo U.S. Open

By Back9Network
Tuesday April 22nd, 2014 8:58 am EDT

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Less than two months remain until golf's second major of the year, the U.S. Open, but the U.S. Open for polo took place this past weekend. It's the first of three Grand Slam events for the sport, with the British Open and Argentine Open coming later in the year.

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On hand at International Polo Club Palm Beach for the 110th edition of the championship on Sunday was Back9Network host and Executive Producer Ahmad Rashad, who flipped the coin prior to the match. By his side on the polo grounds was Ava, Ahmad's daughter.

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(L-R) National Anthem singer, Ki Minors, and Ahmad's daughter, Ava Monroe Johnson, with Amhad.
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Ahmad Rashad flipping the coin. (LILA PHOTO)

 

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Ahmad's daughter, Ava Monroe Johnson. (LILA PHOTO)

 

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Ahmad Rashad with his daughter, Ava Monroe Johnson. (LILA PHOTO)

 

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International Polo Club president John Wash with Ahmad. (LILA PHOTO)

The International Polo Club is 30 minutes south of Rashad's home in Jupiter, Fla. The Emmy Award-winning broadcaster is currently working on his new show, "AHMAD RASHAD," which is in production now.

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