Mariano Martinez de Azagra

Mariano Martínez de Azagra.

Lives in Barcelona, Spain.

Average golf player.

Passionate about the game of golf and golf course architecture, in love with Scottish and Irish links.

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La Herreria 28/06/2022

9th Central Spain - Best in Area 46th Spain Ranking
I must start by pointing out that, apart from golf, only the visit to the Escorial Monastery and the surroundings of the so-called Sierra de Madrid deserves, at least, a...

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El Encin 15/06/2022

10th Central Spain - Best in Area 51st Spain Ranking
El Encín is, without a doubt, one of the best courses in central Spain. I have to admit my preference for Von Hagge's designs (in this case, his associate Baril), among w...

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Carne (Hackett) 19/10/2021

1st Mayo - Best in Area 14th Ireland Ranking 66th Britain & Ireland Ranking
If we ask any avid golfer what he is looking for when he travels thousands of kilometers to play golf, perhaps many would not know how to answer first, or would adduce an...

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Corballis Links 11/10/2021

11th Dublin - Best in Area 92nd Ireland Ranking
Corballis was a very nice surprise on our last trip to Ireland. I must reckon that I had already played this course in 2008, but the changes made since then have taken it...

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Chantaco 16/09/2020

13th South West France - Best in Area 79th France Ranking
Chantaco is a little gem designed by Harry Colt in the 1920´s. It is located on the outskirts of Saint Jean de Luz, a charming town in the French Basque Country, a few ki...

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Seignosse 15/09/2020

1st South West France - Best in Area 10th France Ranking 35th Continental Europe Ranking
Seignosse is the third design from Von Hagge that I have had the pleasure of playing (after both courses in Empordà, in Catalonia, and El Encin, near Madrid), and I must...

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Pals 24/10/2019

6th North East Spain - Best in Area 34th Spain Ranking
Pals is one of the oldest clubson the Costa Brava, in Catalonia. It is a classic parkland, although it is located a few meters from the sea. However, never during the rou...

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Saunton (East) 03/07/2019

1st Devon - Best in Area 24th England Ranking 53rd Britain & Ireland Ranking
The East course at Saunton is generally regarded as the flag course of the club, as it is undoubtedly the most suitable for competitive golf. It is, without a doubt, a...

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Saunton (West) 28/06/2019

2nd Devon - Best in Area 57th England Ranking
Once you have played both courses at Saunton, the same question invariably arises: which is better, East or West? Although the connoisseurs seem to opt for the East,...

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Bowood Park 25/06/2019

9th Cornwall - Best in Area
As guests of the hotel, we decided to play an afternoon round at Bowood Park as a complement to the morning at Saint Enodoc. As it is evident, they are not comparable, b...

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Royal North Devon 19/06/2019

3rd Devon - Best in Area 59th England Ranking
Having played a single round of golf at Westward Ho !, I can not understand how some of the previous reviewers may dislike the course. Well, to be honest, I can understan...

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Gullane (No.2) 02/07/2018

7th Lothians - Best in Area 42nd Scotland Ranking
I would recommend any golf trip to Scotland to make a stop in Gullane: the atmosphere of the village is pure golf, and that feeling is evident everywhere in the village....

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Bruntsfield Links 29/06/2018

12th Lothians - Best in Area 76th Scotland Ranking
I played in Bruntsfield Links the day of arrival on my trip to Scotland, before heading to Aberdeenshire, and as a kind of warm-up before facing the northeast links. T...

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