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G2 Academy appoints Agustin Pizá as expansion advocate

This relationship will provide young women from Latin America an opportunity to train for competitive golf, college and more importantly empower them for their future

PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO – October 28, 2020 – Pizá Golf, recognized internationally for their innovative approach to golf course architecture which blends traditional British fundamentals with contemporary innovative designs from North America – is proud to announce that company founder and director, Agustin (Augie) Pizá , has committed to an expanded role with the G2 Academy team. His vision is to create awareness for the G2 Academy in Latin America, so young women in the area will have access to a program that can forever change their lives.

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“This is a privilege! To work with the G2 Academy is pretty special. I am a ‘Girl Dad’ and I want the same opportunities for my daughter as my sons. This program is comprehensive but the real deal is that the program wants their female golfers to succeed on and off the course. They develop these young women to be the next generation of leaders,” said Pizá.

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The G2 Academy was founded to provide a competitive, distraction-free environment where it is all about the girls. The mission is to provide a comprehensive program designed to build a well-rounded young woman ready for the rigors of college golf and the challenges presented to this new generation of female leaders. The program builds confidence through athletic success as well as offers female oriented training in self-defense, leadership, meditation and empowerment. Our graduates receive scholarships to colleges and universities of their choice and are also better prepared for the world beyond.

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“We are thrilled with Augie’s interest and support of the G2 Academy. It is so exciting and we look forward to his impact and opportunities his involvement will have on aspiring collegiate player from Mexico and Latin America,” said G2 Founder and CEO, Ray Travaglione.

​Pizá has been recognized as one of the Mexico’s “Most Creative Mexicans in World” – Forbes 2020 and the “Top 100 Architects in Mexico” – Top Magazine. He also is the Director of the First Tee in Mexico. “My goal here is for young women in Latin America to know about this amazing program. If it takes my work or benefits thereof, I want to use that so they will be heard, seen and opportunities presented, added Pizá.

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About the G2 Academy:
The G2 Academy provides a competitive, distraction-free environment where it’s all about the girls. G2’s Proprietary Training Program is designed to help female junior golfers achieve their goals. In addition to success on the course, G2’s mission is to empower girls to own their future. We are developing the next generation of female leaders, providing the training and skills they need to win in golf and in the world outside of golf. At The G2 Academy, female junior golfers are surrounded by girls who share their dedication and passion for the game, in addition to a team of coaches who provide the instruction and tools needed to achieve their ambitions. The girls-only training environment at G2 removes all of the barriers that have inhibited girls in golf, allowing them to reach their full potential.

G2 Founder and CEO, Ray Travaglione, established the first program that combined golf, academics and tournament competition for junior golfers. The students came from around the world to train in his program to reach their goals of playing college and professional golf. The G2 Team has helped over 1000 players earn college golf scholarships. We have a history of success that is beyond reproach and take pride in the achievements of our past students. 

The G2 Academy creates an opportunity for elite female junior to maximize their potential and achieve their goals surrounded by a team of instructors and staff, invested in G2 Girls’ future successes. The G2 Performance Team is made up of experts in golf instruction, mental training, fitness, college placement, and the leadership development of young women. G2 Girls have an experienced and knowledgeable support network guiding them on their path to success. 

For more information on the G2 Academy, please visit

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About Pizá Golf Founder – Arch. Agustin Pizá, MSc:
Award winning architect Agustin has earned a Bachelor of Architecture degree from ITESM and a Master’s Degree in Golf Course Architecture from Edinburgh University in Scotland. He is a proud member of both the European Institute and the American Society of Golf Course Architects. For 22 years, Pizá has worked with legends of the game and world class golf developments. His designs are known for delivering quality, aesthetic and strategic golf courses.

Pizá Golf has been recognized with many international accolades and has garnered a reputation for “Re-defining Golf Facilities” with their concepts – Wellness Golf and Lounge Golf. Pizá and the company have worked and have been involved in more than 60 projects on three continents.

Pizá has been published in 13 countries and some highlights include: Forbes, Golf Digest, Mexico and Spain, Expansión Magazine, Obras Magazine, Canadian Golf Magazine and Golf Course Architecture Magazine, England.

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

Vanessa Marie Price
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