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4.5
927 Reviews (927)
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3 Stars
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1 Stars
14
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
90.9%
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872 out of 927 reviews
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4.5
109 Reviews (109)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
88.1%
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96 out of 109 reviews
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4.5
161 Reviews (161)
5 Stars
114
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
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About

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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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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Reviews

4.5
927 Reviews (927)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 53
Dinner 39
Brunch 37
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 135
Water Hazards 117
Bunkers 107
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 101
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 92
A Weekend Splurge 82
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 125
At a Resort 95
In the 'Burbs 35

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5.0
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Nice Day of Golf

The course is a bit challenging but I did bring my score down from the last time I played here. The course was in good shape and the pace of play was fine. I will definitely play this course again.

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

Fantastic round

One of my favorite courses in the area, such a fun track. Everything was in tip top shape. Only downer was that the pro shop only carried srixon balls which was kind of strange, but pretty irrelevant to the overall experience. Can’t wait to go back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent Course Conditions

Greens were rolling fast and true. Fairways were nice and plush. Course is always challenging!

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

El Campeon

This place is so good. Well worth it to make a trip trip. The course is unique and in great shape. I would have no problem going back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Blast From the Past

Despite the 1 hour drive from home, the Mission Inn Resort El Campeon course was worth the effort. It's a great "traditional" layout with even a few blind shots along the way. Looking forward to playing a few more rounds to learn all the nuances.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great place to play.

Good price, nice layout, great conditions make this a great stop in central Florida. More elevation changes than your typical Florida course. Will definitely come back again soon. Could have been a little more observant of PGA suggestions regarding Covid!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

first time at EC

very nice classic lay out. Nude bunkering and use of water hazards for through full risk return. Great course

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Really enjoy this course

Has some really great holes; good value for money. Couldn't rate amenities as all were closed for CV-19.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

One of the best in Central Florida

The staff was very friendly and helpful. The practice area provides for all aspects of your game. (e.g. full swing, chipping. bunker, putting. The course is in great shape and the greens roll true. This is my new favorite course to play.

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

A gem of a course

Course is always kept nice. Challenging but fair.
Course was taking precautions for virus. No rakes, except they forgot two, hand sanitizer inside clubhouse, no water, no ball washers, and suggested now pulling pins. Oh and holes but no pins on practice greens. Good job !
Girl at check in was friendly as was starter/carry guy. Girl on snack cart came by once in 18 holes. Overall very happy with the course.

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

El Campion ,mission inn@Howey in the hills.

Best course I've played in central fla plush fairways and carpet greens awesome.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

The Champion

Spent a Sunday afternoon playing this old favorite. Course was not busy. Fairways had more grass than 90% of the courses in Central Florida. Greens were very nice...not super fast as they can be although anything downhill can be scary.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Nice!

Nice mature course with nice elevation changes on several holes. Greens were tough and in good shape except for sand and oversees on most. Tee boxes and fairways were better than average. All in all it was a great round. Will be back!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Florida Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather

Always a very pleasant round at Mission In

This course is one of my favourites in Florida. It has a very nice and interesting layout, is mostly very well maintained, tee boxes, fairways and bunkers are in very good condition and the greens are rather fast. As we’ve played as twosome the pace was more than excellent – some 3 ¼ hours. There is nothing to complain, it is definitely worth the drive from Orlando and if you can catch a good hot deal rate from Golfnow, it is really worth the Money!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tough layout, better hit crisp shots!

EL Campeon is an excellent golf course, very impressed. Although the greens had recently been arreated and sanded, they had good speed & roll. Water hazards abound & long driving helps, 135 rating from white trees, bring you A game.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

The best!

We were in Florida (based in Orlando) for the BayHill Invitational and Players Championship up in Jacksonville. Having previously lived in Orlando, I was already well aware of Mission Inn and so took my friends up to experience both El Campeon & Las Colinas. They had just hosted a couple of big tournaments, so as always, the place was in fantastic condition. We did have a small issue (that could not be helped) and Michael went out of his way to take care of it. If in the Orlando area on holiday/vacation and love your golf, spend the extra 30 minutes travel to get away from the tourist area and go to Mission Inn. I promise you that you will not be disappointed! Thank you to Michael and the team. We will see you all again same time next year to do the exact same trip all over again!

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

El Campeon is FANTASTIC and FUN

Course is in wonderful shape. The greens are fast and true. A really tough layout, but SO MUCH FUN. Shot a 42 on the front then blew it on the 16,17, 18 for a 92. I will go back and conquer the Devils Delight.

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