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Agustin Pizá slated to speak at upcoming Leadership Brownsville Symposium

Pizá plans to empower and inspire the young adults of the Brownsville community

SAN DIEGO, CA. – SEPTEMBER 20, 2022 – Pizá Golf, internationally recognized for their innovative award-winning multipurpose golf course concepts, confirmed today that company founder Agustin (Augie) Pizá will speak at IGNITE, a Leadership Brownsville Symposium. The inaugural event is scheduled for October 10th at the Texas Southmost College Performing Arts Centre.

“I am honoured to participate in this special event. Leadership Brownsville is a dynamic program that helps to cultivate, educate, and inspire the youth of Brownsville,” said Pizá. “That evening, my goal is to motivate the attendees with my own personal and professional journey.”


Pizá joins a distinguished panel of guest speakers. They include:

Dr. Juliet V. Garcia - A Brownsville native and 2022 Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipient.

Javier Prieto - A native of Monterrey Mexico, Javier is a leader both in business and in his community.

Carmine Gallo Is a communication coach for the world's most admired brands. He is a Harvard instructor, leadership advisor, and bestselling author.

“We are excited to bring Augie Pizá and these inspirational speakers to this inaugural event and to our community. Our goal is to IGNITE a conversation about leadership within the business community and to motivate our youth for the future,” said Leadership Brownsville Symposium Chair Roberto Valencia.

About Leadership Brownsville:
One of the important ingredients in building a successful, thriving community is an investment in leadership. Cultivated, trained, and motivated community leaders will shape and determine the future in our area. 

Leadership Brownsville, Inc., organized in 1985, is one of more than 500 leadership development programs throughout the country. It is an organization steeped in a rich history with a longstanding, strategic desire to impact our community in a lasting and significant way.

Leadership Brownsville provides potential leaders the knowledge to effectively participate in community affairs, to learn the history and demography of our community, to understand its financial and political difficulties and promises, and to become a part of the solution rather than a part of the problem.

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About Pizá Golf Founder – Arch. Agustin Pizá, MSc:
Award-winning architect Agustin Pizá has earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from ITESM and a Master’s Degree in Golf Course Architecture from the Edinburgh University in Scotland. He is a proud member of both the European Institute of Golf Course Architects (EIGCA) and the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA).

Pizá, recognized with many international accolades, has garnered a reputation for “Re-defining Golf Facilities” with his unique design concepts – Wellness Golf®, Multi-purpose Golf, and the Butterfly Effect. He was recognized by Forbes Magazine twice as one of the top one hundred inventive minds from Mexico and Golf Inc. Magazine included him in their Power 2020 issue as an “Up-and-Coming

Superstar” and in 2022 as one of the TOP nine innovators in the golf industry. Sport Illustrated included Pizá in their top four golf course architects to watch. He is the Director of the First Tee in Mexico.

For 24 years, Pizá has worked on world class golf developments. His designs are known for delivering quality, aesthetic, and strategic golf courses. He and his design team have worked and have been involved in more than seventy projects on three continents.

Most recently, Pizá joined forces with PGA TOUR Champion, and Golf Channel Analyst – Brandel Chamblee. The newly formed partnership will expand the Pizá Golf Branded Collection and their signature Pizá Chamblee golf designs are available on select projects. The duo is working on projects in both the United States and in Mexico.

Pizá Golf has design studios in San Diego, CA. and Puerto Vallarta, México.

For more information on Pizá Golf, please visit the company website:

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