Del Mar man is the local voice of polo

Del Mar man is the local voice of polo

One day, Steve Lewandowski found himself unexpectedly announcing an exhibition polo match at the Del Mar Fairgrounds equestrian arena.

In the years to follow, Lewandowski’s prowess in calling a match has led him to polo grounds throughout the United States, Mexico, Northern Europe and South Africa, as well as on-air stints on ESPN and Fox Sports.

“It’s just been a fun adventure,” Lewandowski said. “It was just a serendipitous happenstance and it’s turned into a pretty good gig.”

The Del Mar resident’s 28th season as the broadcaster at the San Diego Surf Polo Club will commence Sunday, June 17, at the organization’s field, 14955 Via de la Valle, east of Interstate 5....