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4.5
1079 Reviews (1079)
5 Stars
765
4 Stars
227
3 Stars
53
2 Stars
17
1 Stars
17
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
91.8%
Recommend this course
1016 out of 1079 reviews
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4.4
117 Reviews (117)
5 Stars
73
4 Stars
29
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
94.9%
Recommend this course
111 out of 117 reviews
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4.5
238 Reviews (238)
5 Stars
158
4 Stars
53
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.9%
Recommend this course
221 out of 238 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.

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Spa

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
1079 Reviews (1079)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 55
Dinner 41
Brunch 39
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 137
Water Hazards 120
Bunkers 110
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 102
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 95
A Weekend Splurge 85
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 128
At a Resort 98
In the 'Burbs 37

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Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful yet challenging.

If you haven’t played this course. You’re definitely missing out.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Saturday Morning Special

Course was in great shape. Greens were beautiful....not overly fast but a nice safe pace. Fairways had plenty of grass...rough was somewhat groomed ....same for the sand traps. Some of the tee boxes were a little uneven and chopped up but very playable. The only negative was despite teeing off at 8 am in the morning it took almost five hours to finish the round. This is a problem for many golf courses.......pace of play has nothing to do with good or bad golfers. It is all about people caring about others.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice scenery, Poor pace of play

Played El Campeon for the first time and the various changes in elevation made it for an exciting time. Never a dull moment for 18 holes. Distance control and direction control come into play in every hole. Pace of play was horrendous as they have a Teen state tournament and where playing a practice round. Teens (and parents) had no concerns for groups behind them. We never saw the Ranger on the course. As a result, it took 4.5hrs for a two-some to complete 18 holes. Really disappointed we did not get a warning of the upcoming tournament when making the reservation.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 206
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 25 Contributor
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course, fun to play.

This course is in great shape, as always. It was very hot, but pace was excellent, finished in 3.5 hrs . Very enjoyable round, this course will challenge you, you must place and make certain shots to be successful on this course. I thought the greens are slow for my taste, they seem fuzzy and need a cut/roll to speed them up.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Excellent course

This course was recommended to me by my brother who described it as “Probably the most un-Florida Florida golf course you’ll ever play.” Having finished my round, he couldn’t be more correct. Elevation changes, well placed bunkers/water, and incredibly friendly staff all made for a top-notch experience. My only opportunity area is the lack of GPS in the carts. My tee time was super early on a Monday, so it wasn’t a problem, but I can imagine a pace problem on more popular days/times. Still highly recommend the course and would love to play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

El Champeon

The golf course is incredible! Played early Sunday am and done in 3:30 hours. Tough course for a sometime player. Beautiful layout!
Will play it anytime especially at $59. Try it!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Always in great shape, most interesting track in Florida

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Outstanding

As always wonderful day of golf at a great course, play it few times before and all been great , this time the pace was awful slow due to a four some in front, playing extra balls and who knows their discussion, no one in front for several holes we can see, won’t allow us to pass. Took us extra 45+ minutes to finish. Not the facilities fault. Come and play you will love this course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great course but no pandemic restrictions

Great staff and great course but would appreciate it being mandatory for staff and guests to wear masks in the proshop and all indoor facilities.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome Course

The only issue for me is that the Members have faster carts than the guests and I didn’t like the fact that they were always in our tails, felt a bit rushed though as it doesn’t appears that their carts are “governed”.

Other than that was a great day of golfing and will definitely be back again......

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Outstanding

Outstanding course to have a great time. Lay out very challenging and fun, worth the long drive. Super friendly staff and helpful

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

An Awesome Father’s Day Round of Golf

Fantastic Course with just awesome panoramic views and hilly slopes uncommon to Central Florida! Just make sure you play the El Campeón course...haha!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Always a fantastic course!

Played El Campeon on Friday June 19th with 7 buddies as the start of a Fathers Day weekend getaway. El Campeon was challenging as always and as per usual was in fantastic shape. We then played 18 on El Dorado which is set up with Executive tees on Las Colinas. Had a great time doing that and we got a preview of Las Colinas in the process. , we played 18 on the regular tees on Saturday the 20th. Course was in excellent shape! Other than 14 being under repair so it was playing as a par 3 instead of 4. As hot as it was we still had a great time! I highly recommend spending a golf weekend at Mission Inn whenever you can!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 44
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slow greens and brutal pace of play

Had to wait 5-10 minutes on every shot. The round took 5:30 hours. Greens looked like they hadn’t been cut or rolled in weeks. Had to crush every putt to get It to the hole.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Place to Play

Course was in great shape. Greens rolled true and were well maintained. Finished 18 in a little over 3 hours.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Unique and challenging course

El Campeon is not only the most historic course in central Florida, but it’s also one of the toughest. The course is very unique given the elevation change, water, and mature trees. You can’t find anything quite like this one

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