Architect Agustín Pizá was lucky to be born in México. To date he is the only Latin American to earn a Masters Degree in Golf Course Architecture from Edinburgh University and to become a Senior member of EIGCA. Agustin began his career coordinating three of Mexico's most recognizable golf course projects: Palmilla, El Dorado and Querencia. With 20 years experience in the golf industry he has collaborated with legends such as Gary Player, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Fazio and Robert von Hagge, and worked on world class golf projects such as Punta Mita, Costa Baja and Vidanta. His practice is known for its quality of work and for delivering aesthetic and strategic sculptures.
Pizá is an 'out-of-the-box' thinker and a TV Host in Azteca TV and Golf Channel LATAM. He has been published across three continents and is a regular columnist for Forbes México and Golf Digest México.
"Golf is the only work of art you can plan on", Agustín Pizá.
Click the link below to watch a debate on Sustainable golf courses, myth or reality? which was nationally televised in Mexico on Channel 13. Featuring Andres Roemer as the mediator, expert environmentalist Hector Alafita and Agustin Pizá, EIGCA Senior member. "En el Ring" is a nationally televised debate room with an interesting and very unique format. Every week there's an intellectual debate on politics, social-economics and special subjects such as this one.
Sustainble golf courses, myth or reality?
Click here to see Agustin's contribution to a debate on Growing the Game.
Click here to see Agustin playing golf with urban poet and filmmaker Rick Zazueta.
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