Pro Shop News
We are very proud to host ALL of the FLORIDA STATE HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIPS on El Campeon and Las Colinas. The courses are in excellent condition for this high profile event. Players are from all over the state and include Three divisions of schools based on size with 192 players per division. You are invited to watch but ONLY golf members with private carts and a current trail fee may use their carts on the courses during the practice and play rounds. Great talented players and we expect exciting scores from this FHSAA Tournament.
REMINDER for November 9 & 10, 2019 MEMBER/MEMBER GOLF TOURNAMENT. Sign up in the Pro Shop!
Our LADIES MEMBER GOLF clinics are very popular and our pros enjoy the opportunity to teach them! Be sure to sign up at the pro shop. Now is a good time to take a lesson and get your game going!!
TRICK AND TREAT NINE & DINE was fun. Over 20 members participated. Sheila Wilkes’ costume was the best! The play was very competitive and they enjoyed cocktails and dinner in La Margarita. Assistant Pro Randall Noonan will announce November’s event and encourages you to play.
Mission Inn is excited to welcome a talented group of young players and their coaches from ST ANDREWS IN SCOTLAND. They are anxious to play our courses. They will play in January!
El DORADO, our new golf experience at Mission Inn, has received very good reviews! It is a challenge but Enjoyable! If you haven’t played it, you really should treat yourself. Comments are “Bring your irons”, “Great for Improving your game” “Love it” and “We had lots of fun”! Congratulations to Superintendent Danny Parks and his staff for their efforts on El Dorado but also for the condition of our El Campeon and Las Colinas.
On VETERANS DAY, we will have a par 3 closest to the pin contest to benefit Veterans – PTSD HEROS! Mission Inn will also offer special golf rates November 11 for Military Veterans with credentials (includes active, reserve, retired, National Guard or Veteran Affairs ID Card Holders. We support our troops! Also, all Mission Inn American Flay shirts and golf caps with Flag 20% off on November 11.
FALDO SERIES U.S. GRAND FINAL AT MISSION INN! November 24-26! This international grand final will include 80 juniors of outstanding ability to challenge our courses. Nick Faldo will host a private golf clinic for the players. They are from around the world including the Netherlands, Germany, China, India, and Malaysia!
GOLF CART NEW STICKERS Members who have paid their trail fee may pick up their new stickers at the pro shop from Michael Bowery. They are green and the annual trail fee program begins November 1st. You must have your sticker on to use your cart from November 1 on. We thank you for complying with our request.
WHAT’S NEW AT THE PRO SHOP
We are offering SRIXON GOLF BALLS AND GLOVES at the pro shop. We have a wide assortment of their balls. Gloves are Cabretta leather and also we have a tech glove. We also have 20 sets of their new clubs and bags for our rental program and to order. They also offer Cleveland Clubs. Our pros can help you select the ball that it is right for you. Their Tour Players include Ernie Els, Shane Lowery, Keegan Bradley, Graeme McDowell, J.B. Holmes, Hideki Matsuyama, Inbee Park, Hannah Green 2019 Ladies PGA Champion and Longest on Tour Cameron Champ. Srixon was the original Dunlop Company. We hope you enjoy these new balls and gloves.
ADIDAS ladies and men’s apparel, as well as shoes, are being stocked. Jackets and outerwear are here! Including Ibkul ladies vests. We will be decorating and setting up our holiday merchandise very soon. We think you will like our new selections. Our logo merchandise is a great gift as well as gift certificates for the resort. You can buy gift certificates online or at the front desk, pro shop. Spa certificates are available at the spa and front desk. Let us help you give a gift they will love. Our Saturday Night Prime Rib, Sushi and Seafood Buffet and Sunday Brunch makes wonderful certificates.
Be sure to make your holiday reservations and New Year’s early!
GOLF LESSONS are available from our staff. Gary Anderson is Director of Mission Inn Golf Academy. Pro-staff instructors include Lou Colon, Head Professional, Rob Marton (also does club repair and gripping), Randall Noonan, and Nicole Quinn (Played #1 for Auburn Golf Team!!! Time to improve your game!!