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Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Announces Opening of 2017 Golf Season
Top-Ranked Mystic Rock Course Welcomes Golfers Beginning March 31

FARMINGTON, Pa. (March 30, 2017)Nemacolin Woodlands Resort – the acclaimed luxury resort in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania – announces its 2017 golf season will kick-off on March 31 with the opening of its lauded Mystic Rock course.

Designed by World Golf Hall of Fame architect Pete Dye, Mystic Rock sits high atop the Pennsylvania Alleghenies and spans acres of the scenic Laurel Highlands. Offering championship golf in a spectacular setting, it was recently ranked No. 40 in the U.S. on Golfweek’s “Best Resort Courses” list and was the host venue of the PGA TOUR’s 84 Lumber Classic from 2003-2006. The layout is also 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 excited the opening of the 2017 season is upon us, as this will be a standout year for Nemacolin,” says Mike Jones, director of golf and recreation. “With two extraordinary courses, as well as world-class accommodations and amenities, we’ll secure our spot as one of the premier golf destinations in the U.S.”

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. Also beginning March 31, Nemacolin’s season-long Stay & Play Golf Package includes overnight accommodations and a round of golf on Mystic Rock or Shepherd’s Rock after July 12.

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 until the end of the golf season.

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

In addition to extraordinary courses, 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.

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: www.nemacolin.com, 866.399.6957.

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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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