Carlos Sugich will lead the Thunderbirds in the planning and execution of every facet of the 2018 tournament, including meeting with current and potential sponsors, recruiting PGA TOUR players to the event and developing new on-course venues.
“Each year we look to build upon the tremendous success of our tournament set by our predecessors,” Sugich said. “We have some great new things in the works for the 2018 event and we are excited to put these plans into action.”
A partner with the law firm of Snell and Wilmer, Carlos is a member of the firm’s real estate and commercial finance practice group and chairs the firm’s Cross-Border Business Practice. Sugich is admitted to practice law in both the United States and Mexico. He holds an LL.M. in International Legal Studies from New York University School of Law and earned his J.D. equivalent with honors from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara School of Law. Sugich has been selected by his peers to The Best Lawyers in America® for Real Estate Law every year since 2013 and was named a “Leader in the Field” in Real Estate by Chambers Latin America®. Sugich has been a Thunderbird since 2013 and lives in Phoenix with his wife Aida and their three children.
Creating The World's Most Innovative And Fun Golf Tournament - Carlos Sugich / WM Phoenix Open Tournament Chairman (019)
October 31st, 2017 | Season 2 | 36 mins 8 secs
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The Waste Management Phoenix Open, known as #ThePeoplesOpen constantly raises the bar as the premier golf entertainment experience in the world. 2018 Tournament Chairman Carlos Sugich speaks with host Colin Weston about the iconic 16th hole stadium (The Loudest Hole In Golf) and how his charity group The Thunderbirds consistently innovate this unique tournament experience.