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4.5
836 Reviews (836)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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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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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
92.6%
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4.4
134 Reviews (134)
5 Stars
92
4 Stars
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3 Stars
10
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.2
88.1%
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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
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

A cut above

This place is the real deal. We're older golfers and were challenged more than enough from the gold tees about 5500. Course in great shape at a time of year that most places in this area are a mess. Not crowded at all. Gtreat day!

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

Great track

Bought a hot deal for 3pm tee time. As a twosome we practically had the course to ourselves and played in 3 hours! Great layout, great course conditions, and excellent playability! A must play when in FL!!

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

Great day out except for...

Teed off at 7:15 and was done by 9:15 so I can’t complain about pace at play, at all. The only downside (this is at most courses) is the maintence crew. They do a fantastic job keeping this place in immaculate shape but they are everywhere and are always in your way. Multiple times I was teeing off and they act like you’re not there, and now you have to step back and wait for them to clear. During this round, the guy changing the pins acted like I wasn’t even there. On two holes he went to change the hole when I was driving up to my approach, and on a par 3 forgot to put the hole and flag back in forcing me to drive up to the green to find where the pin was (water all around so I didn’t want to hit too much of a club) and then I had to putt into a dirt hole. Not all of the guys are bad but still, if I wasn’t a usual there, I’d be angry. Other than that, I love it there and both courses are perfect. A must visit if you are in the area

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

El Campeón

This course never disappoints. It’s possibly my favourite course in Florida

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A Classic Gem

Don’t miss out if you get an chance to tee it up here. This 100 year old course is a classic design that is as hard as nails. Incredible green complexes makes these greens a treat to putt on.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Out of town guest that was disappointed

I booked the time on golf now and I have never had an issue with booking a time. The course was having a big tournament and the course should have been closed to public play. I was sent to a hole with 3 other carts teeing off. I waited for 44 min to tee off and decided this was not going to be a fun day at the course and left. II did ask the pro shop if I could get a refund but since paid in advance on GolfNow they could do nothing for me. The time should have been blocked off for the public when you have a group of over 100 golfers playing in a tournament.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Top class golf facility.

First off this course is not easy, but pick your tees carefully.
Every hole is a gem.
Elevation changes can catch you out with clubbing.
Greens are first class ,firm and true .
Louis really looked after us.
Will definitely be going back.

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
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
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
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

IN a few words, just all round great!!

Great course, very challenging, scenic, great layout, water hills, valleys, few adjacent fairways, great greens, fast and very difficult putting.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A picturesque day.

I thoroughly enjoyed my round at the Mission Inn. We played El Campeón and it did not disappoint. The views are spectacular as are the fairways and the greens. Great course, and challenging for every level. They offer blended tees too if you want to take a bit of the edge off. Plenty of birdies for everyone and gators too. Go play and see for yourself.

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

An Amazing Day at El Campeon

I run a large Woman’s golf group in the Villages, FL. Brought 12 of our members to Mission Inn, some of whom had never played the course. From start to finish it was PERFECT. The course was in Amazing shape, the staff was wonderful . Staff met us at the Bag Drop, there was beverage cart on the course. I got CTTP, yeah!
We then enjoyed a wonderful meal at La Margarita. All the meals were great, from pizza to salmon. The chef
came out to welcome us. A perfect ending to a Perfect Day.

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
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Serious golf course

Do not make the mistake and think this is a holiday golf course. This is a test of golf of the highest standard. The greens are a delight to play and if you come off shooting a score you will have one big smile on your face. Immaculate in presentation and challenging for neatly every shot it will test your game to the limit.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

Large disappointment

This course is extremely overrated, the staff was very rude from the bag boys to the starter, to the pro shop. The course isn't worth the money and for sure not worth the drive from Orlando. Las Colinas the other course I played a month ago wasn't much better. A resort that is average at best out in the middle of now where.Don't waste your time and especially your money.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Super Layout and golf condition

Far away but worth the drive ! One of the nicest golf played in Orlando (like Grand Cypress) but greens are a bit too slow.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Beyond slow

5 hours 15 minutes for a threesome was ridiculous pace. Never saw a ranger entire time we played.

And couple i played with had to chase down the cart girl several times. And my wife heard in the bar that several people had been there 4 days and had never seen the cart girl. Yet it was in high 80s temperature wise so I would have thought girl would be out a lot making a lot of sales.

Course was very wet, 1 and 18 were "cart path only" with no provisions for handicapped players. No handicap flags - no need just stay 7-10 yard away from greens and tees. Even if one can't walk that far, it doesn't matter

Greens were slow surprisingly considering everthing. And very inconsistent. one would have very slick places and others that were super super slow. Extremely hard to get feel on.

But lots of emphasis on it was the #1 course in Florida and how great it was by the starter. Seems he's never heard of TPC Sawgrass, Streamsong, Innesbrook Copper Head amoungs many other courses. Super long ways from #1 in state of florida by almost anyone's true judgement.

My wife had to go to check me in as it was too far for myself (disabledd and limited walking ability) to walk. Course staff didn't care. Mostly unfriendly.

Have friend coming from NJ later this month and I cancelled the show round there as it's a lousy showpiece for Florida golf. Rudeness and slowness are not typical for most florida courses, especially those that rely on tourism.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course

Wonderful layout. Much more up and down than most Florida courses. Wonderful use of the single tree to limit access to the green on certain lines. Conditions decent, greens could have been a bit quicker. Would certainly play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful Course

I had been hearing great things about this course. Got a great price on a hot deal. The course was one of the most beautiful I have played in the central Florida area. Great elevation changes , open fairways well placed water hazards. The greens were challenging with varying speeds and elevations. Can't wait to go back and play the other course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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