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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Pasatiempo 01/06/2016

9th California - Best in Area 63rd USA Ranking 72nd North America Ranking
In 2011 I came by accident to this course and was marvelled by its beauty and challenge. Last week I had the chance to play it twice in 5 days and all I need to say it th...

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Spyglass Hill 01/06/2016

14th California - Best in Area
My first visit here was in 2011 where I really liked the course. My second visit here was last week and all I need to add is that this course is one of my favourite aroun...

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Finca Cortesin 13/06/2012

3rd Southern Spain - Best in Area 5th Spain Ranking 18th Continental Europe Ranking
Third time at Finca and now I like it even more. Played the course shortly after Volvo Match Play Championship and it was in pristine shape, maybe the best you will find...

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Olympic Club (Cliffs) 02/06/2016

96th California - Best in Area
I came to the Course almost by accident, as I didn’t know it existed. After finishing the round at the Lakes Course and a great lunch, we wanted to play some more golf bu...

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McArthur 14/07/2010

9th Florida - Best in Area
Can a place for golf be absolutely perfect? McArthurs is one of the "yes" answers. Everything is on place, a very nice proshop, excellent food at the restaurant and the g...

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Lykia Links 22/11/2011

5th Turkey Ranking
It happened to me the same at Valderrama: I played the course during the IGTM Golf Tournament on a terrible day (cold-wind-rain). Can I blame Thor (God of Thunder) for se...

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Cornelia (Prince) 22/11/2011

2nd Turkey Ranking 61st Continental Europe Ranking
Being a part of the golf travel industry gives me the chance of playing some great venues as part of my work and this is one of those times, as I did a site visit for the...

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Argentino 17/02/2015

18th Argentina Ranking
Golf Club Argentino is my home course, I have played it with official hcp since I was 12 (today 41), most of my happiest golfing days have happened there and it will be a...

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Real Sotogrande 18/06/2012

2nd Southern Spain - Best in Area 3rd Spain Ranking 9th Continental Europe Ranking
Real Sotogrande is one of those Golf Clubs that when visited show you not only a great golf course, a very charming Club House but also a lot of tradition, honor, respect...

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Terravista 30/11/2017

3rd Brazil Ranking
During the IAGTO Fam Trip to Rio we took 2 days to go to Porto Seguro and experience Trancoso in fantastic 4 bedroom villas plus play this awesome golf course located in...

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Rio 2016 Olympic Golf Course 01/12/2017

2nd Brazil Ranking
I have been in contact with the construction of this golf course since the very beginning as the Construction Superintendet worked with me at Punta Blanca in Dominican Re...

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Chapelco 09/12/2008

3rd Argentina Ranking
Played 5 rounds this weekend in what is for most the best course in South America. The landscape of the place where the course is placed is simply the best you can imagin...

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Seminole 10/05/2017

1st Florida - Best in Area 21st USA Ranking 21st North America Ranking 37th World Ranking
3 months ago I had the happy idea of contacting a friend to see if playing Seminole was possible. It seems I took the correct path because 2 months ago we got the confirm...

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Pinehurst (No.4) 15/12/2015

24th North Carolina - Best in Area
It was a 2 nights and 2 days site visit, invited by the Resort to know the place and experience the full of it. I arrived a Tuesday night after 2 practice rounds at The M...

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