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Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Announces Exciting 2017 Golf Season
Highlights Include New Shepherd’s Rock Course Opening in July, Outstanding Packages

FARMINGTON, PA (February 15, 2017)Nemacolin Woodlands Resort – the acclaimed luxury resort in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania – announces its exciting 2017 golf season starts with the opening of Mystic Rock on March 31 and crescendos with its Shepherd’s Rock course debut on July 12.

Perched high atop the Allegheny Mountains, the 7,151-yard Pete Dye-designed Shepherd’s Rock course will offer extraordinary golf in a spectacular setting. The rolling bucolic terrain is ideal to fully utilize Dye’s brilliant imagination in fashioning a routing sure to draw raves from both media and guests. The layout is expected to rival the highest-rated courses in the country, with a picturesque finishing hole sure to provide lasting memories.

From March 31 – July 1, the resort is offering its Unlimited Golf Package featuring luxurious overnight accommodations and unlimited rounds at the best available rate (per person, per day) on Mystic Rock, its lauded initial Pete Dye-designed layout. Mystic Rock was recently ranked No. 40 in Golfweek’s 2017 “Best Resort Courses” list and was the host venue of the PGA TOUR’s 84 Lumber Classic from 2003-2006.

Also beginning March 31, Nemacolin’s season-long Stay & Play Golf Package includes extravagant overnight accommodations and a round of golf on Mystic Rock or Shepherd’s Rock after it opens in July. The resort’s premium “Double Dose of Dye” getaway will feature two-nights’ luxury accommodations and a round of golf on each of its extraordinary layouts from July 12 through the end of the golf season.

“The opening of Shepherd’s Rock in July will be the highlight of a banner golf season for our members and guests here at Nemacolin,” says Mike Jones, director of golf and recreation. “Our array of packages will allow golfers to experience two extraordinary Pete Dye golf courses as well as the world-class accommodations and amenities for which we’re known.”

All Nemacolin golf packages include cart, forecaddie fees (gratuity extra), and locker room and range usage. A two-night minimum may be required and seven-day advance reservations is requested. Other restrictions and fees may apply. A $35 resort fee (per room, per day) is required.

In addition to extraordinary courses, the Nemacolin Golf Academy offers an array of game improvement programming including: individual lessons, TrackMan® ball flight and V-1 Video swing analysis, 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.

A slate of golf memberships for 2017 includes the ultra-exclusive Founders Club Membership and Full Golf Membership, designed for individuals and families.

For more information: nemacolin.com866.399.6957.

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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.

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