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Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Receives Coveted Golf Digest Editors’ Choice Award
FARMINGTON, Pa. (April 13, 2017) – Nemacolin Woodlands Resort – the acclaimed luxury resort in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania – has received the coveted “Editors’ Choice Award” from Golf Digest in the “Best Golf Resorts in the Americas” category.
Celebrating the “best of the best” golf destinations, Nemacolin joins notable properties including Pebble Beach Resorts, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, Kiawah Island Golf Resort and Keswick Hall & Golf Club on the prestigious list.
Designed by World Golf Hall of Fame architect Pete Dye, the resort’s classic Mystic Rock course sits high atop the Pennsylvania Alleghenies and offers championship golf in a spectacular setting. Mystic Rock was recently ranked No. 40 in Golfweek’s “Best Resort Courses in the U.S." list and No. 1 in Golfweek’s “Best Golf Courses You Can Play in Pennsylvania.”
On July 12, the 7,151-yard Pete Dye and Tim Liddy-designed Shepherd’s Rock course will join Mystic Rock to give Nemacolin 36 holes of world-class golf. The rolling bucolic terrain proved ideal in fashioning a routing sure to draw raves from both media and guests. It is expected to rival the highest-rated courses in the country, with a picturesque finishing hole sure to provide lasting memories.
“We’re honored to receive this prominent award from Golf Digest and be recognized in the highest echelon of golf resorts in North America,” says Mike Jones, director of golf and recreation. “The addition of Shepherd’s Rock this summer will further enhance the exceptional experience we offer our guests alongside luxurious accommodations, abundant amenities and laser-like focus on incomparable customer care.”
The Nemacolin Golf Academy offers an array of game improvement programming with Golf Digest “Top 100 Teacher” PGA Professional Eric Johnson, including: individual lessons, TrackMan® Golf Radar Solution, SAM Putt Lab, V1 Video System, BodiTracks, one-, two- and three-day golf schools, and one of the leading club-fitting centers on the East Coast. A commitment to growing the game also abounds, with numerous junior and family golf options.
For more information: www.nemacolin.com, 866.399.6957.
About Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
Nemacolin is one of North America's premier luxury resort destinations. Situated on nearly 2,000 acres in Farmington, Pennsylvania, Nemacolin features 320 luxurious guestrooms, suites, townhouses and private upscale homes. The resort offers championship golf, including the Pete Dye-designed Mystic Rock golf course. In July, the property will open Shepherd’s Rock, its second Dye-designed signature course. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy the Shooting Academy; Wildlife Academy that features everything from safari tours to dog sledding; Adventure Center, complete with zip lines and climbing wall; and Jeep Off-Road Driving Academy.
Guests can test their luck at our Lady Luck Casino Nemacolin, featuring approximately 600 slots and 28 table games. Nemacolin also boasts an internationally acclaimed spa collection and 15 restaurants and lounges, including Lautrec, a Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond restaurant experience. For meetings and events, Nemacolin's 32,000 square feet of conference space includes three ballrooms, a lecture hall and 25 meeting rooms. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.