I can see why the USGA has deemed it fit on multiple occasions as a course worthy of hosting championships. One should aim to the left half of the fairway. The Broadmoor might be the finest resort west of the Mississippi River to stay and play (Sea Island being perhaps number one east of the Mississippi). Fifteen is the last of the RTJ, Sr. holes and the one I favor the most as a par 4 of 451/397 with a challenging downhill tee shot dogleg left. Forty-nine years later, his company, Nicklaus Design, brings the legacy full circle, with a redesign of one of the most beloved Broadmoor golf venues, the Mountain Course. The third hole was 540 down hill downwind. The Broadmoor’s East Course is known for its wide, tree-lined fairways and expansive greens. The East Course at Broadmoor Resort The East Course at The Broadmoor was designed by Donald Ross and was the original course on property - opening for play in 1917. It is a short par 5 of 482/462 dogleg left where the only notable feature is the overly large uphill crowned green seemingly to tilt away from the mountain and towards the mountain depending on where one is standing in the fairway. This is the third dogleg to the left although not as pronounced as the previous two holes. Walking evidently gives you some street cred. U.S. Fourteen is a par 4 of 429/404 and another slight dogleg left. The back nine kicks off with a par 4 nearly as long as the preceding hole at 504/455. The grass feels like carpet. I fervently enjoyed playing here though. Eleven offers another uphill crowned green on this par 4 of 424/377. I have not played the Ross holes from the West course that once were a part of the East routing to say whether it would be a superior course to the current East routing. A combination of the original 1918 Donald Ross design and the Robert Trent Jones, Sr. 1964 design, the West Course offers our guests a challenging course with spectacular views. The Mountain course closed due to earth slides in 2016. Trees pinch in from the left side of the fairway. It is a sharp dogleg to the right with bunkers on either side of the corner. See other reviews from Colin Braithwaite, Respond to above review The mountain influence sure does have an impact out here as to where the ball will wanna break like everyone says. The greens are large and are the main defense of the golf course. NCAA, I really like how the second green is angled to the left with two bunkers fronting this small green. Whether you are teeing off on the tree-lined fairways of the East Course or navigating the hazards of the West Course, each sets the stage for an unrivaled golf … These are holes 1-6 and 16-18. The Broadmoor (East) Golf Club is located in Colorado Springs, El Paso County and it was designed by architect(s) Donald Ross and Robert Trent Jones. This dogleg right … The East Course at the Broadmoor is a host of the U.S. Senior Open. On any other course this might be the prettiest hole given the ponds, the trees and the setting of the green among the trees. It is so remote. It is a very nice green complex. I felt like I saw the East course nears its peak both times as a few weeks later in 2018 the Broadmoor hosted the U.S. Senior Open won by David Toms. A pond guards the third green on Broadmoor East… I hit a great drive for me and was about 250 out. Thirteen is a par 4 of 493/466 and is rated the hardest on the back nine. Aim at the bunker on the right side of the fairway and the ball should trundle on down to the left. The fifth green is surrounded by four bunkers with the front open. I looked back at an email I sent a friend after the first time playing the course. The East Course at the Broadmoor is a host of the U.S. Senior Open. Steeped in tradition, the golf experience starts at the clubhouse which has many great historical pictures and memento’s from past … The fifth is my favorite hole of the front nine, a par 4 gently uphill that plays to 433/405 and is rated the third hardest. The green tilts to the left. The 1,483 sq. If the land is falling off to the left, aim the tee shot to the right. The 1,766 sq. A wayward shot to the right could find the pond fronting the third. 15027 Broadmoor St , North Hills, CA 91343-5506 is currently not for sale. The tee shot plays over two ponds. Don't let the stunning mountain views distract you; our West Course may look like a postcard, but it offers a very challenging and rewarding round of golf. Given the terrain and the many doglegs, one’s tee shot is nearly always determined by the fall of the land. At the time it was the highest elevation golf course in the US, well over 6000 feet above sea level. Since the large trees can alter your shots and the putting greens difficult to read, the best tip we can offer for those taking on this open course is to remember that putts break away from the mountains. This home was built in 1956 and last sold on 6/10/2016 for $458,000. There are a lot of trees. View an interactive course map and hole-by-hole layout. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. This home was built in 1958 and last sold on 7/31/2003 for $304,000. The first hole starts from an elevated tee and doglegs left to an elevated green. It's a brute of a course and requires all of your attention, but I wouldn't say there were any spectacular holes here. At Streamsong, Bandon Dunes, Koehler/Whistling Straits, the quality of the golf courses is so high that they exceed the very good accommodations. He spoke... Royal Troon Old is a championship course. I like the tree on the right side of three near the pond as it pulls one’s eyes to the left where there is a single bunker awaiting you left of the green. I have only played it since the renovations. #18 was probably my favorite playing over the pond to the green with the resort towering over the green in the background. The first is a pretty dogleg left to an elevated green sloped back to front. The views are incredible and can be distracting from the golf. Broadmoor Golf Club (East Course) Scorecard in Colorado, Colorado Springs/Pueblo - Greenskeeper.org Free Online Golf Community - Greenskeeper.org Free Online Golf Community Broadmoor Golf Club (East Course): … One of the very best two course layouts at a resort. My first indication that the greens were slick occurred when I thought I stuck my approach. It is fronted by three bunkers and even though the green is uphill, I feel as though I have played the hole already. A fun track, slick greens and penurious rough. Aim for the left side of the fairway due to the slope of the terrain. The east course was really a treat. The course has larger greens than I expected. Four is a short par 3 aim well right of the pin, everything rolls away from the mountains and towards the valley. View key info about Course Database including Course description, Tee yardages, par and handicaps, scorecard, contact info, Course Tours, directions and more. Trump Turnberry King Robert The Bruce is a very fine course. Expensive, I would recommend the twilight rate, where the rate drops by over half. Our two iconic courses were designed by some of golf’s greatest … This course certainly has as much tournament history as nearly any in the state, probably rivaling. The course has a gentle start with two gently uphill par 4’s of 442/381 and 347/334. For the tree-lined third, you go back down the hill turning right towards the clubhouse to play the long third. Broadmoor East was once on Top 100 list in the USA of all courses. This course was then split in two when Robert Trent Jones Snr added two 9-hole circuits, forming the East course in 1952 and the West in 1964. View leaderboards and stats. Golf was first played here in 1918 when Donald Ross crafted an 18-hole layout. For me it is the hardest hole on the golf course to get to the green. Combined with improvements in technology both in the ball and the clubs, the course has been made even shorter for players of all indexes. Robert Trent Jones chipped in to … There is a nice view of downtown Colorado Springs in the background. Broadmoor Golf Club - East Course Broadmoor GC - East ... Keep scores and shots. I would normally lay up, but I noticed there was a false front of about 40-50 yards. I... Prestwick in my opinion is the most under rated course in Scotland. See other reviews from Mark White. The Broadmoor East course is a perfect combination of a fabulous hotel, a stunning setting, and a very walkable and playable golf course. From the 6651 tees, assuming one has a decent day with the putter, an index player of 7 should nearly always break 80 even if it is the first or second visit. It is only the greens that have really withstood the benefit of technology. View your tournaments, rounds and courses. I like the hole but my partners think it is simply a longer par 3. That isn’t a criticism of the golf but rather a compliment to the outstanding hotel. 3D Fly-Over in Google Earth View Course … Broadmoor GC - West. Colorado Springs, CO. Tee: White (6,173 - Par 69) At 6,800 feet, this 18-hole course has more doglegs and steeply-angled greens than the East Course… The course borders Lake Washington, the Washington Park Arboretum, and the Broadmoor … Sixteen is a mid-length par 3 of 180/172 with a bunker across the entire front. The 1,390 sq. 15016 Broadmoor St , North Hills, CA 91343-5507 is currently not for sale. Right from the firs... Sahalee (East and South played, then walked North) - Winter 20/21. The views are incredible and can be distracting … It feels strange to me to play a Donald Ross hole with so much sand fronting the green. Six is a par 4 of 402/366 bending to the left with three bunkers on the left corner and four fronting the green. U.S. Women's Amateur, There is a water hazard in front of the green. Amateur, There are three 18-hole golf layouts at The Broadmoor — The East, The West, and the Mountain Courses… While waiting for them I was chatting with the starter and she said to take a certain cart and I replied I was going to walk. There is ample room on this fairway with a single bunker on the left to avoid. There are nine holes here from Donald Ross who built the original 18 hole course. I hit a good 5 iron that landed a quarter of the way onto the green and ended up being over. Also at this facility. With its challenging terrain and amazing mountain vistas, The East Course is ranked among the best golf courses in the country. The East course is a very fine resort/public golf course. The greens roll smooth and are some of the fastest I've come across. Number nine is a short par five 476 yards hard dogleg left. Twelve is a par 3 of 240/198 playing downhill that has a raised, wide green with fall-offs around the back side with the front of the green having four bunkers although a narrow opening is available. BROADMOOR MEANS ENVIROMENT: In 2004 Broadmoor became the first Public golf course in the western Carolinas, East Tennessee and SW Virginia to become Audubon Certified, This means keeping the environment and animal habitat in mind and protected with all agronomic practices. The greens on the Ross holes are smoother than I expected and the bunkering is not very penal. U.S. Girls’ Junior, Fortunately, I did make the up and down. She immediately jumped me ahead of two groups, asked one to wait for just a moment as my clubs finally showed up and I was on my way. Prettier, easier than its famous sister course The West provides some contrast to the East - the championship venue of The Broadmoor. Here, the spirit of the West inspires the adventurer … Secondly, numerous outstanding new public resorts have been built – five courses at Bandon Dunes, three courses at Streamsong, two courses at Sand Valley, and a scattering of resort courses such as at Barton Creek and several in Bend, Oregon. U.S. Senior Women's Amateur, The Broadmoor East course is a perfect combination of a fabulous hotel, a stunning setting, and a very walkable and playable golf course. Seven starts the RTJ, Sr. holes after crossing the road. 15041 Broadmoor St , North Hills, CA 91343-5506 is currently not for sale. The West Course plays tighter off the tee, with more heavily tree-lined holes than the East Course, and also gives players an array of spectacular approach shots. Colin Braithwaite is the author of “A Good Walk Unspoiled”, Respond to above review 0 people found this review helpful Working in collaboration with Nicklaus Design, a wonderfully scenic and playable golf course has been created that blends seamlessly with the Broadmoor's other award-winning courses. At the Broadmoor the hotel and its grounds are better than the golf. Cruden Bay starts with a couple very average holes and just builds momentum from there.... Turnberry Ailsa is sublime. It is a very s... Making your way to experience Royal Dornoch takes dedication. Horrible first putt but was able to make the bird. It is a very beautiful walk between the many tree-lined fairways and the finish with the pond that requires longer hitters to lay up is really stunning both at the tee and against the backdrop of the hotel behind the green.”. The course rating is 73.0 and it has a slope … The character of the course is very much influenced by the amount of trees, the amazing views, and the fall of the terrain. I threw caution to the wind (literally and figuratively) hit a five would on the screws, got a great bounce and while I was on the dance floor I wasn’t near the band. For me, there are several very fine golf holes but no outstanding ones. There is a series of wooden steps to help you if you go down there from where you will not see the flag if you find your ball. Both feature the same club-killing rough and fast, hard-to … Since the large trees can alter your shots and the putting greens difficult to read, the best tip we can offer for those taking on this open course is to remember that putts break away from the mountains. If the land is falling off to the right, aim the shot to the left. This is a severely contoured green, if the pin is back, you really have to force yourself to get it back there, otherwise she will be rejected. I had gotten spit back and rejected. There are many enjoyable holes although the beauty of the setting of the Cheyenne Mountains and the hotel distracts from identifying if there are any truly outstanding holes. Nine has perhaps the best RTJ, Sr. green on another par 5 of 535/476 playing slightly downhill. The front nine plays much easier than the back nine despite the back nine being slightly flatter. Plentiful sand bunkers along tree lined fairways with several challenging doglegs provide challenge on this course… It has the flexibility to stretch out and cha... Machrihanish is a pure delight of old classic links golf. The front nine has three par 5’s, two of which are short and a short par 4. 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