Pittsburgh, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- With a playing field which includes
the #1 and # 2 ranked golfers in the world, Vijay Singh and Tiger Woods, as
well as fan favorite John Daly, the 84 Lumber Classic is fully prepared to
welcome golf and sports fans to the incomparable Nemacolin Woodlands Resort,
in Farmington, Pennsylvania.
"We have prepared all along for the best case scenario," said Tournament
Director Tom Baxter. "We are fully prepared to handle crowds of up to 50,000
spectators per day and have the traffic, parking and spectator service plans
fully ready to go. Whether you are coming from Pittsburgh, Ohio, Maryland,
West Virginia or the Washington D.C. area you have easy access to Nemacolin
Rico Tesio, Tournament Operations Director, said the expanse of Nemacolin
Woodlands' 2,800 acres provides plenty of parking and tremendous room for easy
"We will have six to eight shuttle busses running from each of our seven
parking areas that can accommodate more than 16,000 cars," said Tesio. "The
Pennsylvania State Police will handle all traffic flow on Route 40 and are
confident that with the preparations we and they have made that traffic will
In addition to ample parking and traffic control, 10 food and beverage
locations and more than 120 rest room facilities are strategically placed
throughout the grounds and more than 1,400 volunteers are ready to assist
"We are excited, and absolutely prepared for this event," said Maggie
Hardy Magerko, President of the 84 Lumber Company and Nemacolin Woodlands
Resort. "Mystic Rock is truly a PGA championship course, Falling Rock is the
finest clubhouse and boutique hotel in America, and in just our second year
the 84 Lumber Classic has already become a "Major" stop on the PGA tour. We
have 7,500 yards of front row seats each and every day and we know people will
absolutely have a great experience."
In addition to PGA Golf, the 84 Lumber Classic features concerts on Friday
and Saturday evenings immediately following the completion of that day's
round, starring Rocket Star with Smash Mouth Friday and the Poverty Neck
Hillbillies with Jo Dee Messina Saturday. The concerts are lawn seating and
admission is free with a valid pass from that day's 84 Lumber Classic round.
Beyond concerts, the Fall Festival, featuring artists and craftsmen, runs
all four tournament days, and the Classic Car Show runs Saturday and Sunday on
the Polo Field.
Gates are open from 7 AM - 8 PM Thursday and Friday and 8 AM - 6 PM
Saturday and Sunday. Tickets can be ordered online
at http://www.84lumberclassic.com , by calling 1-888-356-8484, or purchased at
area 84 Lumber Stores, Dick's Sporting Goods, Atria's Restaurants and
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort.
SOURCE 84 Lumber Company