Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) February 08, 2014
The Broadmoor is proud to announce that the property has been named “#1 Golf Resort in North America” by Golf magazine readers.
With more than 8,000 readers voting on four criteria, including Golf, Lodging, Food & Drink, and Service, The Broadmoor secured a “runaway win” to the #1 position, with readers sighting impressive property-wide renovations, as well as ranking The Broadmoor as the leader in the Service, Lodging, and Food & Drink categories.
The award follows an impressive year of national recognition for The Broadmoor’s golf program. Last year Links magazine named The Broadmoor one of the “25 Best Golf Resorts in the World,” while The Broadmoor’s East Course was recognized by Colorado Avid Golfer “Reader and Editor’s Choice Awards” for “Best Resort Course,” and “Best Course Conditions.” Also in 2013 The Broadmoor was also named one of the “Global Ten” resort golf operations in the world in Gary Galyean’s Golf Letter and received a Platinum Award from AGM (Associated Golf Merchandisers).
“The accolades for The Broadmoor’s golf program are a testament to our dedication to create an exceptional experience for our guests,” says Russ Miller, Director of Golf. “With three championship courses to choose from, along with world-class pros, golf at The Broadmoor is unparelleled.”
The Broadmoor has three distinct courses, the East Course, West Course, and Mountain Course. The Broadmoor’s championship East and West courses, designed by Donald Ross and Robert Trent Jones Sr., offer scenic and challenging play for golfers of all handicaps. The East Course is known for its wide, tree-lined fairways and expansive greens, while the West Course offers rolling fairways and steeply-angled greens. The Mountain Course by Nicklaus Design adds an additional 18 challenging holes, large greens and captivating mountain views, ideal for a range of skill levels.
The Golf Club also features a full-service Pro Shop, summer caddie program and electric carts and to date, The Broadmoor has hosted 22 major championships including seven PGA championships.
In addition to golf, The Broadmoor is home to over fifteen on-property dining options, including the Five-Star Five-Diamond Penrose Room, the award-winning Spa at The Broadmoor, and tennis. Indoor activities include Play at The Broadmoor, with six lanes of bowling, while outdoor adventures comprise of horseback riding, hiking, fly fishing, and more.
For more information on Golf at The Broadmoor, please visit The Broadmoor or call 866.837.9520.
About The BROADMOOR
Opened in 1918, The BROADMOOR is situated at the gateway to the Colorado Rocky Mountains in Colorado Springs with more than 60 flights into Colorado Springs Airport by Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta and United. The resort encompasses 3,000 acres with three championship golf courses, and more than 770 rooms and suites, including the new Cottage suites. Amenities include an award-winning spa and fitness center, nationally recognized tennis program, 26 retail boutiques and 19 restaurants, cafes and lounges.
The BROADMOOR is a member of Preferred Hotels and Resorts and Historic Hotels of America.