El Campeón Rated No. 2 GOLF COURSE In Nation by Golf Advisor
Iconic Course Mainstay of Florida’s “Historic Golf Trail”
HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. – The 99-year-old El Campeón Golf Course at Mission Inn Resort & Club and home of the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy, has been ranked the second-best golf course in the nation and the best in Florida for 2015 by Golf Advisor, the leading website community of reviewers.
In the recently announced “Best Of Golf Advisor 2015” Top 25 U.S. rankings, El Campeón received a Five-Star designation overall, the highest ranking possible.
Opened in 1917, El Campeón (“The Champion”) is one of the South’s vintage 18-hole golf courses. An original member of the 53-course Florida Historic Golf Trail, El Campeón showcases classic golf course design as well as sharp elevation changes unique to the Central Florida region.
GGGA and Mission Inn are located in the rolling hills of Central Florida’s citrus country just 35 minutes northwest of Orlando. The Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy is the world’s premier elite junior golf academy. In addition to the junior golf program, GGGA also features summer golf camps, winter golf camps, full-time golf programs, training and golf lessons for amateurs, professionals and adults.
If you are looking to improve your game and refocus your golf energy to unleash your full potential, while playing at Mission Inn on two of the most historic and most beautiful golf courses in Florida, El Campeón and Las Colinas, the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy has crafted a program just for you.
Gary Gilchrist, founder of the Gary Gilchrist Golf Academy, has been recognized as a Golf Magazine Top 100 Teacher and as a Golf Digest Top 50 Teacher in America. Gilchrist teaches many of the games top juniors and pros at the Academy, including Paula Creamer, Shanshan Feng, Fabrizio Zanotti, Peter Hedblom and many more.