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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St Andrews (New) 08/10/2019

3rd Fife - Best in Area 26th Scotland Ranking 85th Britain & Ireland Ranking
I had played this one 8 years ago but this time it was under pressure at the Centenary Eden Tournament. And one shot I was afraid of was the one that cost me a disappoint...

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St Andrews (Eden) 08/10/2019

16th Fife - Best in Area 79th Scotland Ranking
Last year I was very close to play the Eden Tournament but finally it didn’t happen. This year I took the decision and when confirmed there was no stepping back and I did...

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Real Sotogrande 26/08/2019

3rd Southern Spain - Best in Area 3rd Spain Ranking 9th Continental Europe Ranking
I came back to Real Sotogrande more than 6 years after my second visit as I had played it 2012 & 2013. The course went on an entire renovation with some small redesigns o...

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Crosswater 14/07/2019

12th Oregon - Best in Area
Played this one in June 2018 during IAGTO NAC on a 4 players scramble competition and it was so fun! A great course for this format which you will really enjoy. We had a...

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Oakmont 26/06/2019

1st Pennsylvania - Best in Area 5th USA Ranking 5th North America Ranking 7th World Ranking
Oakmont came to my mind early in 1994, when I saw images of Arnie’s last US Open then won by Ernie on that 100C temperatures playoff against Loren Roberts and Colin Montg...

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Fox Chapel 26/06/2019

5th Pennsylvania - Best in Area 98th USA Ranking
This one came I will not say as a surprise, but at least unexpected. I have to be honest and as well as with Mountain Lake, I was not fully aware of it and the inmense qu...

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TPC Sawgrass (Dye's Valley) 26/06/2019

53rd Florida - Best in Area
After the 2 rounds at the Hall of Fame courses we followed with 4 rounds at TPC Sawgrass, 2 at the Valley Course and 2 at the Stadium. It was great to play them twice in...

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Mountain Lake 26/06/2019

7th Florida - Best in Area
I came to this course by surprise when hosting a LACC and Philly Cricket Member in Argentina and Uruguay last year. Since then my friend suggested me that this course was...

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The Bear's Club 19/05/2019

19th Florida - Best in Area
Today I had the blessing of experiencing this fantastic facility and the first thing I can say is the Club House Experience is one of the best you can live. Not every day...

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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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Santapazienza 23/04/2019

1st Brazil Ranking 98th World Ranking
Little I knew about Santapazienza until maybe 2 years ago when I was mentioned the course and how good it was. Since then I tried to inform myself as best as possible in...

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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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