Best golf courses: Argentina

IAGTO, International Association of Golf Tourism, declared Argentina as the "Best Golf Destination of the Latin American and Caribbean region". Buenos Aires is home to some of the greatest golf courses located a short drive from the city center. It is recommended to make prior arrangements at most golf courses because some are only open to the public on certain days of the week.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Buenos Aires
von Hagge, Robert

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Buenos Aires

Designer

Robert von Hagge (of Von Hagge, Smelek & Baril).
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
San Martin de los Andes
Nicklaus, Jack & Jackie

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

San Martin de los Andes

Designer

Father/son team of Jack Nicklaus & Jack "Jackie" Nicklaus II.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Cordoba
Bozzachi, Héctor

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Cordoba

Designer

Original design by Héctor Bozzachi.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Rsrt guests only
San Martin de los Andes
Norman. Greg

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

San Martin de los Andes

Designer

Greg Norman

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Cordoba
Zuberbuhler, Ignacio

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Cordoba

Designer

Golf course dates from 1999; designed by Ignacio Zuberbuhler Larreta, Angel Reartes and Marcos Capdepont.
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Buenos Aires
Thompson, Randall

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Buenos Aires

Designer

Randall Thompson (of American Golf Course Design).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Tues-Fri & Sun
Buenos Aires
Serra, Emilio

Visitors?

Tues-Fri & Sun

Nearest city

Buenos Aires

Designer

Original golf course dates from 1973/74. The course was revamped by Emilio Serra (2000).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Weekdays only
Buenos Aires
Gadd & Havers

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Buenos Aires

Designer

Original nine holes date from 1892; the course was revamped and a second nine added by George Gadd and Arthur Havers (1922).
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Mon & Thur only
Buenos Aires
MacKenzie, Alister

Visitors?

Mon & Thur only

Nearest city

Buenos Aires

Designer

Dr Alister MacKenzie designed the Jockey Club's Red and Blue courses in 1930.
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
Not Saturdays
Buenos Aires
Unknown

Visitors?

Not Saturdays

Nearest city

Buenos Aires

Designer

Unknown
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Mar del Plata
Dentone, Juan

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Mar del Plata

Designer

Original nine-holes revamped by Juan Dentone in 1899 and extended to 18 holes by him in 1915.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Weekdays only
Buenos Aires
Dye, Ken

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Buenos Aires

Designer

Ken Dye in collaboration with Diego Enrique Caprile and Marcos Capdepont.
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Weekdays only
Buenos Aires
Nicklaus, Jack

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Buenos Aires

Designer

Jack Nicklaus
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Buenos Aires
Koontz, Luther

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Buenos Aires

Designer

Luther Koontz (1952)
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Buenos Aires
Fream, Ronald

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Buenos Aires

Designer

Ronald "Ron" Fream
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Buenos Aires
Nicklaus, Jack

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Buenos Aires

Designer

Jack Nicklaus Signature Course
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Weekdays only
Buenos Aires
Alberto, Don

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Buenos Aires

Designer

Don Alberto del Solar Dorrego
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Buenos Aires
Park, Mungo

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Buenos Aires

Designer

Mungo Park (1907).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Buenos Aires
De Vicenzo, Roberto

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Buenos Aires

Designer

Roberto De Vicenzo was closely involved with designing the course.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Weekdays only
Buenos Aires
Dentone, Juan

Visitors?

Weekdays only

Nearest city

Buenos Aires

Designer

Original design by Juan Dentone (1928); renovated by Ron Fream (1981).

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