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4.5
836 Reviews (836)
5 Stars
603
4 Stars
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3 Stars
36
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
12
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.2
90.8%
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791 out of 836 reviews
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4.6
54 Reviews (54)
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
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2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
92.6%
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50 out of 54 reviews
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4.4
135 Reviews (135)
5 Stars
93
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.2
88.1%
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119 out of 135 reviews
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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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4.5
836 Reviews (836)

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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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Challenge yourself at this course

Mission Inn has the best courses in Central Florida. Colinas is not to be overlooked as it's just as fantastic as El Campeon, but El Campeon is more difficult. I'm a 10 handicap and my goal at El Campeon is to break 90 from the blue tees. I've failed 4 of 5 times. It's a totally different course from the white tees, but much of the challenge is on the putting greens so it's a challenge anyway you play it.

Go play them both. Don't be surprised if you end up liking Colinas more than Campeon! But either way, Campeon is a tough track.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course. Well managed.

We had an early (7am) tee time. There was a large group (tournament) going off shotgun at 7:30. I was not told about this when I booked my tee time and was very worried I would get caught behind the tournament and be in for a dreadfully slow round. Thankfully, the course staff started the tournament groups off far enough ahead where we never came close to catching any of them. Hats off to the course staff for ensuring the tournament play did not affect the early groups. Will be back again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Zacapa

This is one of the most beautiful courses I played on... ery challenging

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

Mission Inn 20190728

We arrived early and were told by the starter if we played fast he would let us go out first. We were able to play a three hour round.

Greens were healthier than I remember them being in January. Greens putted slower than I remember but they are very fair. Fairways and bunkers were good with no issues.

One of my favorite courses and I still enjoy playing it.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Georgia Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Course, Very Challenging

This was my first time playing this course. The course layout was great and very challenging. The conditions were not too good just because they had just recently aerated the entire course (greens, fairways, tee boxes, rough). Other than the bad conditions because everything was aerated and the greens were being sanded while I was playing, the course is great.
I loved the course layout. The course is very challenging. The greens are well protected by bunkers, elevation changes and overhanging trees. The greens are small and challenging. I was VERY surprised at how much elevation changes there are at the course. The course is a fantastic old school course (small greens, narrow fairways, lots of large, pretty trees). The are lots of large old oak trees with lots of spanish moss. I highly recommend the course, I just wish the conditions were better the day I played.

Great conditions, greens just a bit slower than expected but can’t complain. Believe the hype, but a long drive for me(Lake Mary), I will return when I can squeeze in 2 rounds

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Go-to Orlando course, one of the Best in Florida

I’d put Mission Inn’s El Campeon up there with the best in Florida. Every hole is framed beautifully, there is not let up, always in pristine condition. You have to hit Golf shots all round, leave your B game at home.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Not your "Florida" course

I lived in Florida for years before finally playing El Campeon...my loss! This is absolutely one of the finest golf courses - anywhere! Sand and water, yes, but also hills and greens that are challenging to read. I'm glad I live close enough that I can now play it regularly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Zacapa

This a great course it makes you think on every shot.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Zacapa

This is a great golf course the difficulty is enough to make you work for your score.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Will be back

Great conditions, greens just a bit slower than expected but can’t complain. Believe the hype, but a long drive for me(Lake Mary), I will return when I can squeeze in 2 rounds

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

Great golf course

A real gem. Great lay out. Very challenging course. Greens in great shape. A clear must play.

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

Awesome Coarse

This place top notch from check in to check out , the staff were friendly and helpful to make your play memorable one. The coarse was in great shape considering all the rain. This coarse is enjoyable to play and not to mention all the beautiful scenery.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Golfpass comp round!

I was booked on the wrong course(harder Campeon) and still had a blast! Was not overwhelming from the white tees. Can't wait to get back and score better. GRAB THE BEER CART WHEN YOU CAN B/C this layout does not run back by the proshop after nine.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Hills!

Excellent day playing El Campeon. Great layout. Doesn’t fell like Florida. Greens are good for time of year.

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
Previously Played

Excellent except....

All was great except for the greens. The geeens are nkt back to 100% id say they are at 70% still a great time playing today wkll not keep me away. I will be back.

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

Absolutely Stunning

Place is Top notch!!!
There’s nothing else to say...

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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