Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Mission Inn Centennial Golfers Getaway Package Celebrates El Campéon's 100th Anniversary
Beginning October 1and valid through January 15, 2017, the 100th Anniversary golf package (two-night minimum stay) includes:
- Deluxe guest accommodations
- Daily golf with shared cart
- Unlimited use of all practice facilities
- Sumptuous buffet breakfast daily at La Hacienda restaurant
- A four-course wine dinner for two on arrival night at El Conquistador lakeside restaurant
- Commemorative 100th anniversary merchandise gift set
- On-site anniversary savings coupons for merchandise, spa and more
- Late check out on departure days for extra golf time
- Club storage and cleaning
Kicking off this historic period, Mission Inn is offering this commemorative golf getaway package with all the inclusions above at $194.50 per person, based on double occupancy. This is a savings of 35% off the 2017 published price. Resort fee and taxes are extra. Third and fourth nights are available for $155 per person, per night with this package.
The 1917 course, originally known as the Floridian, was one of the first in the state to feature grass greens rather than the oiled-sand greens common a century ago. It was one of only two courses in the state built to what was then considered the “regulation” length of 6,300 yards.
Designed by George O’Neil, a golf professional and noted architect from the Chicago Golf Club, El Campéon quickly became a hot spot for vacationers and top golfers. Among its early guests were Ben Hogan, Patty Berg, Babe Zaharias, Arnold Palmer and trick-shot artist Joe Kirkwood.
Christened “El Campéon”—The Champion—by the Beucher family who bought the resort in 1964, the course has been modernized to current playing standards while still showcasing the area’s natural beauty. Unique to central Florida are the 85 ft. elevation changes on six holes of former rolling citrus groves and hardwood forests. El Campéon exceeds most players’ expectations having been rated # 2 nationally in the most recent GolfAdvisor.com player surveys. It is a true example of historic class and current quality.
Mission Inn, a Spanish-colonial-inspired resort, is set amid orange groves in central Florida’s rolling hills about 35 minutes from Orlando. Surrounded by lakes, the picturesque destination features four on-site restaurants, abundant event space, picturesque courtyards and patios, two championship golf courses, tennis academy, Spa Marbella, lakefront marina, and nature trails.
For additional information and reservations, visit www.missioninnresort.com or call 800-874-9053.