Javier Pintos

I live in Marbella (Spain) since December 2020 after living all my life in Argentina except for 2 years in Dominican Republic and currently play off a 2 handicap. Since 2004 I have worked in the golf industry, having been General Manager at Punta Blanca GC (Dominican Republic) and after that developing Lets Golf Argentina and WeGolf Argentina, Golf Tour Operators based in Buenos Aires. My job has taken me to some of the world’s top venues such as Pine Valley, Cypress Point, Royal County Down, Royal Portrush, Shinnecock Hills, St Andrews Old Course, Carnoustie, Royal Dornoch, Oak Hill, Winged Foot, National Golf Links, Seminole, Turnberry, Muirfield and many more. My favourite courses are Oakmont and Winged Foot West and every course in Scotland. I am a Member at Golf Club Argentino and Royal Dornoch.

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El Terrón 07/10/2021

13th Argentina Ranking 36th Central & South America Ranking
I first visited this course under construction back in April 2018 returning from The US Masters and it already looked good then in the middle of the grow in process.And o...

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West Cliffs 04/10/2021

1st Lisbon & Centre - Best in Area 2nd Portugal Ranking 15th Continental Europe Ranking
The Dye name is quite famous in Golf Course Design and Architecture but not Cinthia!! And this one being her first course I have played the impression is quite good! Uncl...

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Vale do Lobo (Ocean) 03/10/2021

17th Algarve - Best in Area 32nd Portugal Ranking
Played this one as the last round on a 3 days escape to Portugal to try and get a wider image of the destination for the future and again I feel bad for those who travell...

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Miramar Links 30/09/2021

29th Argentina Ranking
This one is the closest Argentina has to a true links and it is one hell of a gem to play. It is just 50mts from the Ocean and usually wind is a strong key factor. If no...

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Cariló 30/09/2021

28th Argentina Ranking
This one holds a nice spot in my heart as I won my first Scratch 72 Hole Tournament with a final round of 70 and 16 years old back in 1990 in an event played with Pros wo...

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La Providencia 30/09/2021

25th Argentina Ranking
PLayed this one twice, once when it opened back in 2018 and the other one December 2020 just before leaving my Argentina as permanent home which was my last round at home...

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San Lorenzo 30/09/2021

5th Algarve - Best in Area 9th Portugal Ranking 49th Continental Europe Ranking
I am in the middle of a flash trip travelling through Huelva, Algarve and Lisbon trying to get a wider picture of this Golf Destinations. On Tuesday we played very nice C...

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Real Pineda 14/09/2021

14th Southern Spain - Best in Area 49th Spain Ranking
Last Friday I travelled to Sevilla to play this one for the first time. I was hosted by Club Captain Gregorio and together with Fernando and Daniel we played a very frien...

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Crail (Balcomie) 28/08/2021

13th Fife - Best in Area 67th Scotland Ranking
This was the final round of the day and a long pending in my bucket list as I have been there several times but have not had the chance to play it before. It is a jewel i...

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Elie 28/08/2021

7th Fife - Best in Area 35th Scotland Ranking
The last 2 days of the trip where to be in St Andrews with the rounds at Dumbarnie and Balcomie Links confirmed expecting some luck on the Ballot for the Auld Lady but th...

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Dumbarnie Links 28/08/2021

Gem Scotland - Best in Area
I came across this course during construction and having read the first comments and news about it I felt it was going to be special. 2 years ago during a trip to St Andr...

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Tain 28/08/2021

16th North Scotland - Best in Area 88th Scotland Ranking
On our way to St Andrews we had 2 courses to play this Wednesday … Tain and Nairn Golf Club. The first one was our stop in the morning after we departed from Dornoch and...

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Brora 28/08/2021

6th North Scotland - Best in Area 29th Scotland Ranking 89th Britain & Ireland Ranking
Immediately after the round at Golspie we drove 10mins to arrive to another very special place with one of my most liked logos of the courses I have played in Scotland. B...

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Golspie 28/08/2021

10th North Scotland - Best in Area 63rd Scotland Ranking
This was one of the big surprises of the trip as I knew little about it and decided it to be a complete surprise for me. And it was! A very warm welcome by Jeanette and 9...

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Royal Dornoch (Struie) 28/08/2021

21st North Scotland - Best in Area
This year I decided to join the Club and I believe it is a great decision. Never played the Struie Course before so in my first trip this had to be done. We arrived the p...

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La Zagaleta (Old) 21/08/2021

26th Southern Spain - Best in Area 88th Spain Ranking
Yesterday I had the great experience of playing and having lunch at La Zagaleta. I had hear a lot about the course and the property, but it is never as precise as when yo...

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Montecastillo 12/08/2021

9th Southern Spain - Best in Area 27th Spain Ranking
Last week I was able to put the mark to my 385th course played (101 in Argentina and 284 abroad) and new course number 30 since I permanently moved to Marbella (Spain). I...

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San Roque (Old) 28/06/2021

8th Southern Spain - Best in Area 26th Spain Ranking
Some years ago Turnberry used the term “Reborn” to present the new Ailsa Course and I feel it was a very good word to show what has been done. I feel a similar word could...

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Atalaya (New) 14/06/2021

41st Southern Spain - Best in Area
12 years ago I played Old for the first time and some months ago 2 more rounds were added there. But I had no chance before with the New as since I arrived it was closed...

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