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Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Announces Shepherd’s Rock Celebrity Pro-Am
Opportunity to Play Alongside Famed Athletes, PGA TOUR Players, Noted TV Personalities

FARMINGTON, Pa. (May 9, 2017)Nemacolin Woodlands Resort – the acclaimed luxury resort in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania – will host the star-studded Shepherd’s Rock Celebrity Pro-Am on July 11.

Kicking off at 10 a.m., the event is part of Nemacolin’s grand opening celebration for its much-anticipated new Pete Dye and Tim Liddy-designed Shepherd’s Rock golf course. An exclusive pro-am draw and VIP gala event featuring Huey Lewis and The News occurs July 10 at 6 p.m.

Celebrities scheduled to participate include Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger; San Francisco 49ers placekicker Robbie Gould; PGA TOUR golfers Ben Curtis and Jason Gore; Golf Channel personalities Matt Ginella and Chris DiMarco; and local sports luminaries Brett Keisel, Heath Miller and Phil Bourque.

Packages to play in the pro-am are available for $2,950 (individual) and $10,400 (foursome). The offer includes overnight accommodations, welcome amenity package (valued at over $500), two tickets to the pro-am draw event and VIP gala, exclusive play on Shepherd’s Rock and more.

“This exciting celebrity pro-am will launch the opening of Shepherd’s Rock in grand fashion,” says Mike Jones, director of golf and recreation. “We want participants to enjoy the world-class experience offered here at Nemacolin and be among the first to play the course many feel is destined to become one of the most acclaimed layouts in the U.S.”

For additional information or to register for the event, contact head golf professional Justin Collins at 724.329.6112 / Justin.collins@nemacolin.com.

Perched high atop the Allegheny Mountains, the 7,151-yard 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 dramatic par-5 18th, under the gaze of Nemacolin’s posh Falling Rock boutique hotel, features a green sitting atop the property’s high ground and a single, magnificent oak tree standing sentinel on the right.

Shepherd’s Rock is the only Mid-Atlantic layout and Pete Dye-designed golf course opening in 2017. The course will open to resort guests and members on July 1. Play for general public begins July 12.

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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