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  • Orlando’s Most Challenging Golf Courses

    Devil’s Delight might be a refreshing cocktail or delicious chocolate dessert, but at Mission Inn Resort & Club, it’s the name aptly given to a challenging hole at El Campeón, one of the resort’s award winning golf courses.

    Orlando golf resort El Campeon

    Often referred to as a golf course “that will test you”, with multiple greens across water, and nice hill features, El Campeón gives you downhill fairways, hidden tees and plenty of water hazards. You’ll tee off to some terrific golf here.

    Looking for One of Orlando’s Most Challenging Golf Courses?

    Regarded as one of the tougher par 5’s among golf courses in the Orlando area, #17 at El Campeón golf course is a 556 yard challenge. It’s designed with a beautiful old oak tree placed in the center of the fairway, bunkers, and a steep slope from back to front. With so many tricky features, it’s no wonder it was named “The Devil’s Delight”.

    Mission Inn Resort El Campeon

    As well as #17, El Campeon offers other topographic challenges to golfers. There’s #4, “Mountain”, which starts with a long tee shot over water and an uphill fairway that rises 85 feet. Or, how about #10 “Dogleg”? It’s the longest hole with a dogleg right at the start, water down one side and sand on the left.

    Challenging and Highly Rated Course

    In addition to the El Campeón, named by Golf Advisor as a top 25 U.S. Course in 2016 and #1 Top Florida Golf Course in 2015, Mission Inn Resort & Club features Las Colinas. This #2 Top U.S. Course in 2015 (Golf Advisor) features a great layout and wide open fairways. If that’s not enough, Mission Inn provides top flight instructors, extensive pro shop and large putting green or chipping areas.

    Golf academy at Mission Inn

    Mission Inn offers golfing enthusiasts a chance to put themselves to the test against one of Orlando’s most challenging golf courses. With two premier golf courses in a picturesque setting, deluxe accommodation and an array of amenities sure to please a variety of interests, a day trip or short getaway will deliver a premier vacation. That’s just par for the course.

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