Nemacolin Woodlands Resort Announces ‘Grand Fitting and Golf Expo’ on July 9
 
Event Kicks Off Shepherd’s Rock Grand Opening Celebration, Special Appearance by John Daly


(FARMINGTON, Pa.) – Nemacolin Woodlands Resort – the acclaimed luxury resort in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania – will host its inaugural “Grand Fitting and Golf Expo” at its world-class Golf Academy on July 9.
 
Beginning at 3 p.m., the event kicks off Nemacolin’s grand opening celebration for its much-anticipated new Pete Dye and Tim Liddy-designed Shepherd’s Rock golf course, which welcomes public play beginning on July 12. PGA TOUR player and 84 Lumber Classic past champion John Daly will make a special appearance at the demonstration along with a “meet and greet” with PGA professionals.
 
Representative equipment brands to be showcased include Titleist, PING, TaylorMade, Srixon, PXG, Mizuno, Bentley, Edel, Honma, Accra Golf Shafts, Mitsubishi Chemical, Swing Science and SeeMore Putters. Other scheduled events are highlighted by a trick shot performance by Nemacolin’s director of instruction, PGA Professional Eric Johnson. Johnson is a GOLF Magazine “Top 100 Teacher in America.” Tours of the Golf Academy and entertainment by DJ Rambo are also part of the festivities.
 
“The Grand Fitting and Golf Expo will be a splendid kick-off for our Shepherd’s Rock grand opening and we are delighted John Daly will be on hand for the event,” says Mike Jones, director of golf and recreation. “We want folks to come out and enjoy all we offer at the Nemacolin Golf Academy, and discover firsthand why we’re one of the premier golf facilities in the U.S.”
 
The state-of-the-art golf instruction at Nemacolin offers an array of game improvement programming 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.
 
“Based on the number of brand representatives and schedule of events, the Grand Fitting and Golf Expo promises to be one of the largest and most entertaining fitting and demo day experiences that is open to the public,” adds Johnson. “We are thrilled to host an event that showcases the many world-class components of the Nemacolin Golf Academy – from its highly-regarded instruction programs to its on-site club fitting center and advanced technological game-improvement features.”
 
For more information on this grand opening event, please call the Nemacolin Golf Academy at 724.329.6111.
 
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. Shepherd’s Rock is the only Mid-Atlantic layout and Pete Dye-designed golf course opening in 2017.
 
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.