Mission Inn Resort & Club - El Campeon Course

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4.5
744
5 Stars
537
4 Stars
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3 Stars
31
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
93.2%
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710 out of 744 reviews
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4.5
64
5 Stars
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4 Stars
13
3 Stars
5
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2
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.2
90.6%
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58 out of 64 reviews
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4.6
125
5 Stars
90
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
92.8%
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116 out of 125 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7015 yards
Slope 136
Rating 73.8
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Mission Inn Resort & Club - El Campeon Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7015 yards 73.8 136
Blue 72 6601 yards 72.0 135
Historic 72 6242 yards 70.3 131
Challenger 73 6073 yards 69.6 130
Gold 72 5624 yards 67.4 121
Gold (W) 73 5624 yards 72.9 133
Red (W) 73 4811 yards 68.6 125
Scorecard for El Campeon Golf Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 74.6/142 515 176 460 405 450 398 457 190 353 3404 569 431 240 340 532 142 364 556 437 3611 7015
Blue M: 73.0/139 474 172 430 380 403 382 448 170 334 3193 540 405 205 336 505 138 347 538 394 3408 6601
White M: 71.1/135 467 168 367 374 382 364 421 155 326 3024 495 374 164 332 477 138 332 518 388 3218 6242
Challenger M: 70.2/134 467 163 367 335 360 364 367 140 326 2889 495 359 164 332 477 138 332 518 369 3184 6073
Gold M: 68.1/128 W: 72.9/133 422 163 308 335 360 308 367 140 318 2721 414 359 152 237 432 125 317 498 369 2903 5624
Red M: 64.7/120 W: 68.6/125 353 115 247 241 293 257 367 100 283 2256 409 343 123 237 386 104 236 436 281 2555 4811
Handicap 14 16 10 8 6 4 2 12 18 11 3 15 9 13 17 7 1 5
Par 5 3 4 4 4 4 4 3 4 35 5 4 3 4 5 3 4 5 4 37 72
Handicap (W) 12 14 18 16 2 6 4 10 8 9 3 17 11 7 15 5 1 13

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
744

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 51
Dinner 37
Brunch 35
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 133
Water Hazards 115
Bunkers 105
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 99
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 90
A Weekend Splurge 80
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 124
At a Resort 94
In the 'Burbs 34

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Excellent

I really enjoyed The El Campeon course at Mission Inn. Great layout in great condition. The greens were true and cut at a fair speed, just right.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
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5.0
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Great Place--Worth the $$--Will Play Here Again

Excellent course that's worth the typical GolfNow rates. Challenging course, with very challenging greens; however it's playable and fair. Be careful about selecting tees--this course is not about how far you hit it. Angles and carries are vitally important. I would also advise some type of app that lets you see the layouts and distances to bunkers. I recommend this course for solid players who want to get a little away from the Orlando crowds. Pace was 4 to 4:10 on a holiday.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Enjoy the course, play of play is dreadful

I enjoy the layout of El Campeon but that doesnt mean I want to enjoy spending 4 hrs and 45 mins sitting around on it waiting. This is a difficult golf course probably not suited for the high handicapper. We did not see a marshal our entire round on a Saturday afternoon. Greens were in good condition and enjoy the look of the course that isn't your typical flat Florida golf.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging Greens

First time playing, very challenging layout and some of the trickiest greens we’ve played this week. Pace of play for a Friday afternoon was just over 4 hours. Course did have a few bare spots and some of the bunkers could use some love. Overall a great experience.

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

Top notch layout and conditions

Worth the price and 45 minute drive for me. I’ll be back to play this one soon!

Greens have minor blemishes from traffic but no big deal ball still rolls true, fairways and bunkers a little soft from recent rains, and tee boxes are in really good shape. If you havent played here, put it on your list of ones to play this year for sure.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Excellent course bad tee times

The course is fantastic - no complaints about the layout or condition. However, the 8 minute splits on tee times is insane for a course of this difficulty...made waiting on EVERY hole and almost every shot. Need at least 10 minute splits. The round took 5 hours, which is a shame because it took away from the enjoyment of the course. You want to speed up play? Then spread out the tee times!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

very beautiful golf course

beaucoup d'obstacles d'eau à franchir

des greens pentus

des par 3 toujours très difficiles

des doglegs

des greens surélevés

bref un parcours très intéressant

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

Double booking

Was great. Double booked Celebration for Sat. 8.15 and 9.07 can you help us. Call 9785028212

Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Poor condition of greens

Paid for El Campeon but they put us on Las Colinas. Starter never went over any info at all, just told us to join another twosome on tee box. After 6 holes we mentioned how poor course was for the money, and realized they sent us to wrong course. Went back to starter said sorry go to other course but couldn’t finish. No refund no comp nothing.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great day

Course was in outstanding condition, worth the ride. Always a favorite place to play.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Beautifully Hilly Course

Course is in beautiful condition. Overall, the course is pretty tough, but fair. Only exception is the number 1 handicap hole, the par 5 number 17. The green is unfair on this hole. My partner hit his ball on the front of the green, where it stopped. We got into the cart, and by the time we got to the green, it had fallen off of the front of the green and into the water. I noted that there were approximately 50 balls in that small section of the lake. That green needs to be addressed. Other than that, it was a good day of golf.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

The course was fine.

The course was fine but the staff in the pro shop was not the least bit friendly. We were early and couldn't check in. Then they said there was a group in front of us , if there was they were invisible. So needless to say no one in our foursome would ever to recommend this course..

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

Cold but consistently good

Played here numerous times and have never been disappointed in the conditions. Today was no exception even with the unusually cold and windy conditions! Fairways, tees and greens were very good despite the extremely bad weather of the last couple of weeks. Terrific layout with consistently quick, but not unfairly so, greens. Highly recommend El Campeon!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Noce track, somewhat overrated

Very challenging course but the fairways are not all in good shape. Too many bare areas. Greens are fast and overall the course is very difficult. There are several trees that are either in the fairways or have large branches blocking shots. Bunkers were not well kept and not raked at all. Ok to play at a discounted rate but currently not worth the higher prices they charge.

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

Beautiful place to play golf

Great facility, nice staff. Excellent practice area, phenomenal course. Great layout, challenging, but fair. Make sure to play proper tees. Windy the day I played, but the course is excellent.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Highly Disappointed

We wanted to see how Mission Inn El Campeon course was. It want great. The courses I usually play are better (e.g., Disney courses, Orange County National courses). Our experience with the pro shop left a bad impression and memory. We were asked if we wanted range balls before our round and so we answered affirmatively and paid for range balls only to find out there were huge bins of complimentary balls at the range. So I didn’t hit any of the balls I paid for so that I may obtain a refund. The pro shop manager replied by saying there are no free range balls. Then, why were so many others hitting the complimentary range balls before their round?! I didn’t want to make a big deal out of it and so, I just let it go. However, given this experience with the pro shop and given the course wasn’t that well maintained, this was the first and last time we play at Mission Inn.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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MissionInnResort
Commented On 2019-01-24T12:29:26.000+00:00

Dear customer,

Mission Inn and the golf staff offer our apology to you. To be fair and clear, the range balls are not included with the price of a public round. However, the range balls are included for players who pay in advance for range and golf or pay at the pro shop counter during the check in process just like you did. We are truly sorry for the confusion and misunderstanding. We hope that you give our award winning courses and the golf staff an opportunity to be of service to you and your golf friends in the future. Please call us if or when you decide to return

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Thought I was in Saudi Arabia

Course in is pretty decent condition; greens rolled very nice; bunkers needed work . Also I guess the idiots who played before us do not know how to rake a bunker. It was a bit windy so i was in the bunkers often, and not one was raked fully.. Folks, this will be hard to explain but on the front 9 for a good 4 or 5 holes we

clearly heard Latin music, country music and worst of all some sort of Islamic prayer ritual going on with chanting followed by EXTREMELY loud Arabian type music. At one point all of the snakes on the property were dancing as if they were mesmerized by the music. It was the most annoyingly bizarre thing I have ever encountered on a golf course and I play a lot of golf. Very disappointing round of golf

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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MissionInnResort
Commented On 2019-01-22T18:24:15.000+00:00

Our Apologies! Mission Inn has become a favored wedding location in Central Florida. This morning we had a wedding celebration and we apologize for any distractions. Please return and play El Campeon prior to PGA Q School in March!

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