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Welcome to Broadmoor Golf Club

In 1924, the Puget Mill Company (a Pope & Talbot subsidiary) dedicated 200 acres of its property consisting of old growth timber and rolling fields for the creation of a residential community surrounded by an 18 hole golf course which came to be known as Broadmoor. In 1917, the building of the Montlake Ship Canal lowered the level of Lake Washington by about nine feet. This provided a great deal of additional property for the golf course, including the current 18th hole...

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Golfing History at Broadmoor Golf Club

Golf history hosted at Broadmoor over the years included the Seattle $10,000 Open Tournament in 1945 with Byron Nelson, Jug McSpaden, Ben Hogan and Sam Snead. Nelson took the tournament with a new world’s record of...

Golfing Legends at Broadmoor Club

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The Golf Course

Opening Day for Broadmoor Golf Course was April 16, 1927. The first drive was hit by President Sam Hedges with a “glistening silver embossed steel staff driver”. He split the first fairway with a “220 yard screamer”. The ball he hit on that first shot is on display in the trophy case at Broadmoor. Opening day included golf competition for women and men, including low net and long drive; however, “not more than one trophy per person” was stipulated! Plans were underway for an elegant $100,000 club house which opened a year and five days later.

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