Javier Pintos

I live in Buenos Aires 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, Kiawah Island, Turnberry, Muirfield and many more. My favourite courses are Pine Valley and Royal County Down. I am a Member at Golf Club Argentino and I belong to the Golf Committee of the Club.

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Valle del Golf 04/11/2019

23rd Argentina Ranking
I played this course for the first time back in 2012 and then a several number of times. It has a "deja vu" feeling with Pilará in Buenos Aires: same style in bunkering,...

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Hurlingham 04/11/2019

22nd Argentina Ranking
I first played this one in 1990 and have been there over 10 times since then, playing both recreational rounds and some competitive events. The course reached its peak wi...

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Llao Llao 04/11/2019

33rd Argentina Ranking
I have played this Course twice back some years ago and didn't notice review was not posted, but luckily I have good memory plus some pics helped me to supply some more i...

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Cañuelas 01/11/2019

21st Argentina Ranking
I first visited this course when 9 holes were finished back in 2009 and the other 9 were half way and have seen it grow since then. It is a great idea and construction wa...

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San Isidro 01/11/2019

17th Argentina Ranking
I first played this one as a 10 years old kid at Copa La Nacion, a junior ProAm the ladies from the club together with Vicente Fernandez (Winner at St Andrews in 1979) or...

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Jockey Club (Blue) 31/10/2019

19th Argentina Ranking
The Blue Course stands there as many other "little sisters" in the USA and UK like Oak Hill West, Merion West, Winged Foot East, New Course St Andrews and more. It was co...

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Pueblo Estancia La Paz 31/10/2019

11th Argentina Ranking
Coming back from The Masters 2018, my plan was detoured to Córdoba due to fog and storm. Once landed I only found a ticket to BsAs late night so I had a full day on that...

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Highland Park 02/05/2019

20th Argentina Ranking
It has been 11 years since the last time I had played this course and a lot has changed, even in my way of approaching golf courses and how they are analyzed. It is somet...

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Termas de Río Hondo 25/04/2019

16th Argentina Ranking
Termas de Rio Hondo Golf Club located in Santiago del Estero is the first design from the famed architect Robert Trent Jones II” in South America and together with the Ca...

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Ellerstina 23/04/2019

13th Argentina Ranking
Just played this one for the second time and as I imagined the colors in early fall are just out of this world. Oak trees sorrounding the property give many diferent view...

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Mar del Plata (Playa Grande) 11/04/2019

6th Argentina Ranking
I have played this course so many times and what it is great apart from the greens is that depending on the conditions it is and the time of the year you play it can be a...

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La Estancia de Cafayate 15/03/2019

25th Argentina Ranking
Played this course in an early morning last spring (November 2018) and I had a really very good time. It is set in a valley in between the mountains but the piece of land...

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El Desafío 27/12/2018

7th Argentina Ranking
Third time here and the course still grows a little bit each time. My first one was Dec 31st 2014, second Feb 2017 and now twice 2 weeks ago. And in 2 different days, one...

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Olivos (Blanca & Colorada) 11/10/2018

1st Argentina Ranking
It has been 10 years since as a devoted golfer I started to review the courses I have played. It started from telling details from my round (which really nobody cares) to...

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Jockey Club (Red) 11/10/2018

2nd Argentina Ranking
Just the day after playing the All Blacks in Nordelta I was hosted by member Mario to make Jeff "Goldie" Wilson, former All Black legend at the famous Red. The current pl...

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Nordelta 11/10/2018

9th Argentina Ranking
As each year, we at WeGolf hosted the Rugby Championship teams and I was able to play the course in consecutive weeks together with the All Blacks (partnered with Sam Can...

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Argentino 08/06/2018

18th Argentina Ranking
This course plays extremely different in the four seasons: firm an fast in summer, spring gets the fastest greens ever, winter turns bermuda dormant and depends on rains...

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Ellerstina 15/11/2017

13th Argentina Ranking
I knew the course existed but never made a big deal of it. I had the chance of making a call and go play it but really never got to read anything about it. Until my colle...

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Nordelta 08/09/2017

9th Argentina Ranking
Again, this winter is being different in the Buenos Aires area. And courses are reacting to this in different ways. While the old ones, with less developed drainage syste...

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