• Nemacolin Woodlands Resort’s Mystic Rock Named No. 1 in Pennsylvania in Golfweek’s ‘Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play’

     
    POSTED May 10, 2017
     

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort’s Mystic Rock course received top billing in Golfweek’s “Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play” for the third consecutive year.

“We are extremely honored Golfweek continues to tout Mystic Rock year after year,” says Mike Jones, director of golf and recreation. “A recognition of this stature is a significant achievement for our golf staff and spotlights the unforgettable experience offered at Mystic Rock.”

Set in the Laurel Highlands of southwestern Pennsylvania, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort is an acclaimed luxury resort. Not only that, but Mystic Rock is the best public course in the Keystone State. Sitting atop the Alleghenies, Mystic Rock’s design the product of Pete Dye, a World Golf Hall of Fame architect. On July 12, the 7,151-yard Shepherd’s Rock course, designed by Dye and Tim Liddy, will merge with Mystic Rock, giving Nemacolin 36 holes.

Throughout its history, Mystic Rock has been a hub for world-class golf. Serving as the site of the PGA Tour’s 84 Lumber Classic, it was ranked 40th in Golfweek’s “Best Resort Courses in the U.S.” list, No. 60 in Golf Digest’s “America’s 100 Greatest Public Courses,” and in the top two on Golfweek’s prestigious annual list since 2008.

Aside from its award-winning golf, the Nemacolin Golf Academy is committed to providing golf opportunities for youth and families. 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 are highlights are among its many game improvement programs and activities.

This summer, New York is welcoming its first sports betting bar and casino, Rivers Sportsbook Schenectady. The lounge, designed by DMAC Architecture, is approximately 1,800 square feet of comfortable chairs with charging ports, betting terminals and a gaming floor. With walls covered in high definition televsions, Rivers Sportsbook allows guests to place bets on several different games rather than just focusing on one.

 

PCMA’s flagship event, Convening Leaders, brought industry professionals from 36 countries to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Jan. 6-9 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. “We built this conference around the theme Disrupt + Deliver because that’s what the industry needs and wants,’’ says PCMA President and CEO Sherriff Karamat. “We leave here with a greater commitment and better understanding of how business events can and must drive economic and social progress.’’

 

Aventri, a leader in events management software (EMS), recently released ‘The Top 100 Meeting and Event Venues in the United States’ for 2019. The company took the ten top-rated meeting and event cities in the United States and picked the top ten venues in each area, compiling a list of 100 highly-regarded spaces. 

The guide identifies the two most valuable factors in attendee satisfaction as venue location and activities in the host city, followed by capacity, uniqueness and proximity to local attractions.