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  • 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.

INSPIRATION

The texture of the Norman Arch leading into the historic Masonic Temple in Philadelphia inspired this clean, midcentury modern table.

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This summer table fit for a special event, such as a chairman’s dinner, features a mix of midcentury design with modern elements. Carolyn Rizzo, head designer of Garnish, says this technique is easily accomplished in décor but challenging to pull off in event design.

 

Mural Arts Philadelphia is the nation’s largest public art program. More than 30 years old, it has supported the creation of 4,000 public art pieces that have transformed public spaces and helped the city earn the nickname “City of Murals.” Decorating facades of buildings in neighborhoods throughout the city, the organization even offers mural tours (our own Maureen Hennessey experienced one last year). Now, the organization has announced something new and exciting – a 10-episode radio broadcast starting with a large-scale performance on Independence Mall.

 

This museum promises to share a story that is not quite the one we learned in school. George Washington does indeed make an appearance—you can see the tent that he used as his headquarters in an interactive exhibit—but Museum of the American Revolution promises to tell a tale that is lesser known. From the first shots of the Revolutionary War to the formation of the United States, its mission is to tell the story of everyone from slaves and Native Americans to women who took up arms to fight for the cause.