The Broadmoor (East)

the broadmoor
1 Lake Ave., Colorado Springs, CO, 80906, USA
(800) 755-5011
Donald Ross, Robert Trent Jones Sr. (1952), 1919

When it opened in 1918, at 6,400 feet above sea level, this was highest course in the United States. And though other layouts have since surpassed it in elevation, the property still sits in rarefied air. Broadmoor’s historic grounds were the site of Jack Nicklaus’s victory in the 1959 U.S. Amateur, as well as the first of Annika Sorenstam’s 10 major wins. In 1948, Robert Trent Jones Sr. added a new nine to Broadmoor East, but the course remains a showcase of Golden Age features, including many of Ross’s original confounding greens. Max fee: $290 (Photo: Courtesy)