Broadmoor Golf Club

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Broadmoor Golf Club
Club information
Broadmoor Golf Club is located in the US
Broadmoor Golf Club
Broadmoor Golf Club is located in Colorado
Broadmoor Golf Club
Coordinates 38°47′20″N 104°51′00″W / 38.789°N 104.85°W / 38.789; -104.85Coordinates: 38°47′20″N 104°51′00″W / 38.789°N 104.85°W / 38.789; -104.85
Location Colorado Springs, Colorado, U.S.
Elevation 6,250 feet (1,905 m)
Established 1918; 100 years ago (1918)
Type Resort / Private
Total holes 54
Tournaments hosted U.S. Senior Open (2008, 2018)
U.S. Women's Open
(1995, 2011)
U.S. Amateur (1959, 1967)
Website broadmoor.com/activities/golf
East Course
Designed by

Donald Ross

(holes 1-6, 16-18)
Robert Trent Jones (holes 7–15)
Par 72
Length 7,355 yards (6,725 m)
Course rating 72.7
Slope rating 139 [1]
West Course
Designed by

Donald Ross

(holes 1-4, 13-18),
Robert Trent Jones (holes 5–12)
Par 71
Length 7,016 yards (6,415 m)
Course rating 71.8
Slope rating 134 [2]
Mountain Course
Designed by Arnold Palmer, Ed Seay (1976)
Jack Nicklaus II (2006 revision)
Par 72
Length 7,637 yards (6,983 m)
Course rating 75.8
Slope rating 147

The Broadmoor Golf Club is a golf resort in the western United States, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, consisting of three 18-hole courses; East, West, and Mountain. Designed by Donald Ross, the original course opened 100 years ago in 1918 and has hosted several USGA championships since 1959, most recently the U.S. Women's Open in 2011, won by So Yeon Ryu.[3]

The East Course previously hosted the U.S. Women's Open in 1995, the first of the ten majors won by Annika Sörenstam. The U.S. Senior Open is scheduled for early summer in 2018.

The current course format (East and West) opened in 1965, featuring new routing and 18 additional holes designed by Robert Trent Jones. The West Course includes the front 9 holes from the original Ross course (now holes 1-4, 13-18 on West). The East Course includes the original back 9 Donald Ross holes (now holes 1-6,16-18 on East). The Mountain Course opened in 1976 and was designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay. It was renovated by Jack Nicklaus' company in 2006; Nicklaus won his first major tournament, the 1959 U.S. Amateur, at the East Course at the age of 19.

The resort's landmark hotel sits at an elevation of 6,230 feet (1,900 m) above sea level, with the golf courses climbing slightly higher.[4]

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