It's a great time of year to play golf in central Florida. That's according to reviews over the past two weeks on GolfAdvisor, where five of the top 10 courses are from Orlando and the surrounding area.
In Howey in the Hills, just northwest of Orlando, Mission Inn's historic El Campeon was the top-rated play from coast to coast. Meanwhile, Orlando's Waldorf Astoria and Grand Cypress Resort also fared very well.
Here are the top-rated plays as reviewed by golfers in overall and value categories.
Top 10 overall courses
1. El Campeon at Mission Inn Resort & Club, Howey in the Hills, Fla.
2. Celebration Golf Club, Celebration, Fla.
3. Starr Pass Golf Club, Tucson, Ariz.
4. Waldorf Astoria Golf Club, Orlando, Fla.
5. Heron Creek Golf & Country Club, North Port, Fla.
6. Hill Country Golf Club, San Antonio, Texas
7. Deer Island Golf & Lake Club, Deer Island, Fla.
8. Del Lago Golf Club, Vail, Ariz.
9. Grand Cypress North/South/East, Orlando, Fla.
10. Desert Pines Golf Club, Las Vegas, Nev.
Top 10 value golf courses of the week
1. Poppy Ridge Golf Course, Livermore, Calif.
2. El Campeon at Mission Inn Resort & Club, Howey in the Hills, Fla.
3. Raven Golf Club Phoenix, Phoenix
4. Pinecrest Golf Club, Bluffton, S.C.
5. Waikoloa Village Golf Club, Waikoloa, Hawaii
6. Blackstone Golf Course, Mossy Head, Fla.
7. The Club Renaissance, Sun City Center, Fla.
8. Crescent Pointe Golf Club, Bluffton, S.C.
9. Harmony Golf Preserve, Harmony, Fla.
10. Salinas Fairways Golf Course, Salinas, Calif.
Rankings compiled from reviews submitted between Jan. 26-Feb. 2 on GolfAdvisor.