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4.3
1474 Reviews (1474)
5 Stars
997
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
26
1 Stars
26
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.3
89.8%
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1375 out of 1474 reviews
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4.1
81 Reviews (81)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.3
88.9%
Recommend this course
72 out of 81 reviews
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4.2
168 Reviews (168)
5 Stars
83
4 Stars
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3 Stars
22
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.7
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.3
86.9%
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146 out of 168 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

4.3
1474 Reviews (1474)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 56
Dinner 42
Brunch 39
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 138
Water Hazards 121
Bunkers 111
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 103
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 96
A Weekend Splurge 86
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 129
At a Resort 99
In the 'Burbs 37

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

beautiful course in beautiful setting

we played El Campeon at mission Inn - such a fabu;pus layout with true greens, plenty of water, a few hills to navigate and each hole different to the next one. course well manicured and well worth the trip to play. we will be returning and even try Las Colinas, the sister course

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Golf Now Ruined My Experience

The course was good. Great layout. Very playable and quite difficult. The pro shop staff was friendly and very helpful. The starter was.....well he was a tool! Cart girl was nice as was the bar staff and cart wranglers. The starter made it a point, in front of other players waiting to go off, that I knew "he was in charge and that the pro shop staff didn't know what was going on." So my round got off to a contentious start. I liked the course and would love to play it again.. But I probably won't if that same starter is there. Oh, and Golf Now screwed me again....the second straight time. I cancelled my membership immediately after the round. GN can't seem to book a tee time correctly. I was really looking forward to the course since everyone I talked to said it would be amazing. And it probably is. But, as we all know, one person can spoil an experience. And that starter certainly did. Too bad.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

El Average

The course had a Jr tournament taking place with zero notification or warning given before I ran into the groups on the course.. The gentleman at the Pro Shop could have at least said it was taking place and to pay at my own discretion--I would have respected that and played knowing so. Wish I would not have found out not the course.

With that out of the way, I did not factor that into my review. The track has a nice layout and the "Island green" is neat, but the conditions are fair. Greens were fast but needed major TLC along with the fairways. Lots of dead grass about the course. I am sure the course was a gem around ~2012 when it was rated a top track by golf digest, however those days are gone.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

It is money worth from downtown Orland.

We share the ride by Uber, it is $50 one way.
We have been playing on Flyday at 8:50.
It was a little chilly in the morning at the time of the day.
You must prepare a more warmer clothes done you think until after 10 AM.
Green is a little small than other courses.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Track and Great Weather

Very nice layout and great weather that day.They are trying and making improvements to the course. Greens were fast and true in great shape. off the fairways could use some attention. Pace of play was fantastic.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Solid Course

Good price with GolfNow and well worth the hour drive. Had a 7:40 tee time so we finished in 3+30, but had to fight 30 minutes of light fog. Course was in great shape. I really enjoyed the round but didn’t play it well.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
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 Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Used cart

Not again anytime soon

Was looking for a Friday tee time, and this place seemed wide open. Should have known why.
$92 for a golf course in such poor shape is borderline criminal. I understand the place may have history but its in desperate need of an influx of capital to update course conditions. Was hoping for a good time as the staff seemed very friendly. But, Tee boxes were trashed, fairway and rough splotchy with leaves everywhere. Greens were OK, not fast but rolled decent with so many ball marks around. Starter made a point to tell me how hard this was and I should plan to lose a dozen balls. It was not hard at all. The layout could be really good with serious maintenance, manicuring and upkeep. Until that happens- hard pass.
For an extra $15 go play southern dunes and enjoy your round

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 160
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

January 2023

Extremely difficult course
Greens are fast and undulating
Fairways are good and you need to be in them

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Poor course conditions and slow play

If you like 5+ hours rounds and poor conditions, then this course if for you. My wife and I were paired with two singles. Both of them could not take the waiting on each shot and quit early.
Thankfully it was an absolutely beautiful day!!!!

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

If you like very uphill greens, try this course!

Beautiful Championship layout with several downhill drives leading to very very uphill greens. Not friendly for golfers who usually reach greens in rolling the ball. (My wife is a 17 handicap but played way over 100 because of the difficulty to reach those uphill greens.) I found the greens challenging and hard to read but the speed was perfect. The round took 4 hours and 40 minutes to play with an 11:00 o’clock tee time on a Tuesday, waiting on every single shots. But I definitely would like to play El Campeon again on a day with calmer winds and with a better pace of play.
Oh, several bunkers would need more and better quality sand considering the quality of this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 53
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

First time playing this course

Very nice golf course -great layout-pace of play on the slow side. Our cart went dead on the 4th hole. We had to let 2 groups play ahead which made the round 5 hours. But would try again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 17
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 34
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Enjoyable

Really enjoyed playing this course. Great layout. Decent shape. Greens were great. It’s not easy.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

It’s ok

Old course with a nice layout. Starter was very nice. Pro shop staff did nothing to make you feel welcome. Cart guys had nothing to say. The worst conditioned driving range I’ve ever seen. Fairways were fair at best. Greens were in great shape. Lots of elevated greens. Overpriced by about $20 in my opinion. Not likely to return.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not your typical Florida resort course

It’s a fun track! Lots of elevation changes and the greens are tough. Staff is always friendly and the course is in slightly above average shape.

Pace of play is always slow and greens are a little beat up from so much play. Would be nice if the greens were faster too but I wouldn’t call them slow. This is one of those places that would be world class if they had the money to dump into it

Everyone should play it once

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

El Campeon is great

Love this course and will bring back a large group next time

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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