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4.5
848 Reviews (848)
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
12
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
91.0%
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802 out of 848 reviews
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4.6
63 Reviews (63)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
92.1%
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4.5
135 Reviews (135)
5 Stars
95
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.3
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7015 yards
Slope 136
Rating 73.8
Book a Tee Time at
Mission Inn Resort & Club - El Campeon Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1917
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Ultra Dwarf Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect C. E. Clarke (1926) George O'Neil (1917)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No t-shirts or tank tops. Shorts are allowed but must be proper style and length. No tennis shorts or athletic shorts.

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4.5
848 Reviews (848)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 52
Dinner 38
Brunch 36
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 134
Water Hazards 116
Bunkers 106
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 100
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 91
A Weekend Splurge 81
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 124
At a Resort 94
In the 'Burbs 34

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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging course. Layout is great, requiring accurate placement of tee shot in order to have a shot at green. Greens in great shape.
Somewhat slow pace due to twosome in front of us hitting extra balls, but still not bad.
Look forward to playing again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played

Best course in Florida

Nice and challenging course. Well taken care of with friendly staff. We return every yesr from Germany to play it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

This is a great course with challenges on many of the holes, particularly the hills (on a Florida course). The staff is very accommodating and friendly. We have played here on many occasions and always look forward to returning.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great day!!

Fantastic all around. Easy to book a tee time. Showed up early, had time to hit practice balls and move up my tee time. I played as a single from the correct tees for my handicap. Was never held up and always offered to play through by groups ahead. Finished round in under 3 hours! Had express lunch to go and booked a second tee time for the Los colinas coarse. Same scenario as the first round but just over 3 hours. Staff were very considerate and helpful, all smiles. Both venues in great shape and made for a wonderful day of golf!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
First Time Playing

Pace of play was sloooooow.

Got a very good look at this golf course. If there was ever a golf course that need a Marshall to keep play moving this is it. Some very nice looking holes. Staff weren't polite but weren't also very helpful. Didn't get any information about the golf course from the starter/buggy attendant.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Amazing!

This course was everything I expected and more. The elevations were insanely difficult but so much fun. I would make the drive out again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful

This course was amazing. The elevations were insane! Hard course, gotta lay up a few more than I wanted to but trust me you have to. Best value I’ve played so in central Florida.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Inside staff

I love the course but the staff inside the clubhouse are not very friendly they have a bad attitude when it comes to golfnow customers. I didn’t play the other course but they had it cart path only and didn’t post it in the golfnow. I have played this course a lot and every time the staff inside the clubhouse have a bad attitude. I will probably not play this course again

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
8c0f2547-dc60-504b-a636-1fde2f05eb33
Commented on 11/24/2019

Many thanks for your comments about El Campeon! We will address this situation with our inside staff and strive to do better.

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

100 years and still going

This course is great golf. It has elevations that most Florida courses do not. It has a variety of playing layout and is playable by the average golfer.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

horrible pace of play...

picture perfect day. horrible pace of play. they allowed a small tournament to go out in the middle of the day which caused significant delays. we were not able to finish the round. no ranger to push them along.

Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
8c0f2547-dc60-504b-a636-1fde2f05eb33
Commented on 11/24/2019

Very sorry you were not able to finish your round. We schedule for a 4 1/2 hour pace, but some days are challenging. We hope you return...

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

2nd visit

Excellent pace of play as we were the first tee following a high school competition. Therefore no one in front of us. 3:15 hours!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Worth the drive

challenging, with elevation changes and tree lined fairways requiring accuracy in driving the ball. Well manicured and worth the .drive. A must play when you are in the Orlando area

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Used cart

Snotty asst pro

Asst pro was unfriendly to Golfnow golfers for some unknown reason. Said we could not check in before exactly 30 minutes from tee time and sent us away to wait. This didn’t leave time to enable us to hit warmup balls since the range is quite far from the pro shop and a cart is needed to get to the range on a very hot, humid day. Rest of staff was friendly, but this kinda set the mood for the rest of the day. Noticed there were several open tee times during the hour wait before the exact tee off time as well. What is the point in keeping the tee unoccupied when there are paid up golfers waiting to play? New business model for bankruptcy?
Back nine had to wait on two groups playing captain’s choice that would not let anyone through. Always a slow game while you wait for 4 players to hit, go collect their wayward shots, and then bring them to the best shot (even if it’s a sand shot) and then hit again. Doing this for an average 90+ times per round is really S-L-O-W.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very interesting course in very good condition

Played as foursome and the pace was good. The course is partly challenging, but well playable. Some holes require precise shots. Tee boxes, fairways and bunkers in very good condition. Greens are rather fast and well maintained. Staff was friendly.
Overall it is always a very enjoyable place to go and thanks to Golfnow.com the rate was very good.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

NO ROOM AT EL CAMPEON

Arrived early. No room to play at El Campeon.... thus play other course, which was much easier. Not the reservation that I payed for...... It was ok. .......

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

BRING EXTRA GOLF BALLS

LOTS of water. Partner lost 2-DOZEN balls !! But fun!! However, 3 holes could not use cart..... Ugh. Great Seniors Rate!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Worth the drive

What a great golf course to experience. We were hesitant to make the drive from Orlando but so glad we did. I can’t wait to go back. The course was in great shape, the staff was outstanding. If you’re considering playing here don’t think twice make the effort to get to the course do you wont be disappointed.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Island Course

This is a challenging course that will test your skills. The course is in great shape! Great day of golf.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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