Broadmoor to host 2011 U.S. Women's Open
The U.S. Women's Open will return to the Broadmoor in 2011, USGA USGA United States Golf Association
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USGA Undergraduate Student Government Association women's committee chairman Roberta Bolduc announced this morning at Pine Needles pine needles pine npl → Kiefernnadeln pl
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Already tapped as site of the 2008 U.S. Senior open, the Broadmoor last hosted the Women's Open in 1995, when Annika Sorenstam claimed her first professional victory.
"I don't think it's any secret that we love the Broadmoor for championships," said Marty Parkes, the USGA's senior director of communications Director of Communications is a position in the private and public sectors. The Director of Communications is responsible for managing and directing an organization's internal and external communications. . "We think the golf course is a great test for a national championships, and we have always had great support in the Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, city (1990 pop. 281,140), seat of El Paso co., central Colo., on Monument and Fountain creeks, at the foot of Pikes Peak; inc. 1886. It is a year-round resort and a booming military, technological, and commercial city. area."
The Broadmoor has also hosted two U.S. Amateurs, the 1962 Curtis Cup Curtis Cup
Golf trophy awarded since 1932 to the winner of a biennial amateur women's match played between teams from Britain and the U.S. Teams consist of six players, two alternates, and a captain. and the 1982 U.S. Women's Amateur, but Parkes said has not heard any talk of the Broadmoor submitting a proposal to host a future U.S. Men's Open.
Russ Miller, the Broadmoor's director of golf, attended the press conference but was not immediately available for comment.
The 2011 Women's Open is scheduled for July 7-10.