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 0 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, Atalaya Golf & CC and Royal Dornoch.

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Seapoint 22/09/2022

2nd Louth - Best in Area 56th Ireland Ranking
We took the plane from Málaga 10am needing sharpness in the flight and car rental to get to the 2:30pm tee time which didn’t happen so no lunch and straight from the plan...

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Royal Portrush (Valley) 22/09/2022

2nd Antrim - Best in Area 6th Northern Ireland Ranking
After a windy demanding morning round at The Dunluce Course and a short coffee at the great Club House we walked to the first tee to add my 458th course chasing the 500 w...

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Castlerock (Mussenden) 22/09/2022

2nd Londonderry - Best in Area 5th Northern Ireland Ranking
The “big” Course at Castlerock, which I visited back in 2014, is another of the very good options to complete your RCD and Portrush Trip. Given the name after the Mussend...

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Castlerock (Bann) 22/09/2022

4th Londonderry - Best in Area 16th Northern Ireland Ranking
Can 9 holes be fun, brilliant, demanding, unfair, testing, breathtaking views and a must play all together? Well, the Bann Course is all that an more! You start watching...

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County Louth 22/09/2022

1st Louth - Best in Area 10th Ireland Ranking 57th Britain & Ireland Ranking
Final stop for our 6 days trip to end the season and it could not have been better. Night before we checked Weather Forecast and it was not good at all, but it was reason...

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Disney (Magnolia) 16/09/2022

Gem USA - Best in Area
Magnolia used to host PGA Tour and it certainly has the bones. We played it back in 2006 during the PGA Show in January which was quite cold, regrassed fairways, little t...

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Bella Collina 16/09/2022

44th Florida - Best in Area
We played Bella Colina back in 2019 as part of our trip which included Bay Hill, Isleworth, Lake Nona and Streamsong and this was the final round of the Tour.The first th...

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Burning Tree Country Club 16/09/2022

31st Connecticut - Best in Area
Played this one back in 2007 in a Tour that included NGLA, Winged Foot West and both at The International (Oaks hosted LIV last week). It is an old fashhioned parkland wi...

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Barefoot Resort (Fazio) 12/09/2022

46th South Carolina - Best in Area
This is one course many request when travelling to Myrtle Beach and is part of a 4 Course Combo at The Barefoot Resort together with 3 other designs by Pete Dye, Greg Nor...

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Los Angeles (South) 09/09/2022

21st California - Best in Area
LACC North will host 2023 US Open and I trust it can be brutal if playing firm and fast. But this is not about the main venue but her little sister instead, which is quit...

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Riviera 09/09/2022

4th California - Best in Area 18th USA Ranking 18th North America Ranking 33rd World Ranking
Although the trip to California was confirmed way in advance, getting here was not confirmed until very close to the date what at first step made me almost lose my faith...

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Rustic Canyon 09/09/2022

16th California - Best in Area
Some years ago I read “Grounds for Golf” written by Geoff Shackleford and there is a chapter on the book dedicated to this course which he co-designed with Gil Hanse. Sin...

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Monterey Peninsula (Shore) 09/09/2022

12th California - Best in Area
6 years ago I was in the area and even having played all of them, MPCC was a heartbreaking no go. Luck and meeting new friends were crucial to secure a round on both cour...

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TPC Harding Park 09/09/2022

47th California - Best in Area
After the morning round at SFGC I drove to TPC to meet my friends who I haven’t seen for 20 months and the moment was quite emotional for us all. A good lunch on the half...

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Uruguay 24/08/2022

3rd Uruguay Ranking
The Club de Golf del uruguay might be the best Golf Club in South America and I am not exagerating with this statement. The facilities including Club House, Tennis, Paddl...

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