84 Lumber Classic Fully Prepared for Tiger Woods, Vijay Singh, John Daly and 61 Other Top 100 PGA Golfers

Singh and Woods Renew Their Battle For # 1 Ranking

Sep 16, 2004, 01:00 ET from 84 Lumber Company

    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
 crowd flow.
     "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
 flow smoothly."
     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