Nemacolin Resort

1001 Lafayette Drive,

Farmington, Pennsylvania 15437

  • Office

    +1 (800) 422 2736 (toll free)
  • Pro shop

    +1 (724) 329 6455
  • Golf pro

    Several PGA-qualified instructors.
  • Academy

    Nemacolin Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and open countryside.

  • Designer:

    Original design by Willard Rockwell (1987); redesigned by Pete Dye (2016).

SSS or slope

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Shepherd's Rock course. Also at Nemacolin is the 18-hole Mystic Rock course (par-72; 7526 yds from back tees; rating 77.0).






How to get there:

12 mi SE of Uniontown / 66 mi S of Pittsburgh.

Nemacolin Resort (Shepherd's Rock)

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1987

Nemacolin Resort (Shepherd's Rock course): Following the 2016 redesign and renaming of the resort's Links Course (now known as Shepherd's Rock), Nemacolin has two excellent layouts on which its members, guests, resort guests and outside visitors can ply their golfing skills. The Shepherd's Rock course now holds its own with Nemacolin's highly-rated Mystic Rock course ... and both layouts now carry the prestigious billing of being "Pete Dye designs".

Shepherd's Rock was the first of two golf courses to be built at Nemacolin. Willard Rockwell's easy-going original layout was substantially redesigned by Pete Dye in 2016. With the redesign came a considerably more inspiring and challenging test. This tree-lined and open parkland layout now offers an excellently crafted design with plenty of golfing challenge. Well worth including on your play list together with the more renowned Mystic Rock course.

Stay&Play at Nemacolin: a variety of onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.

List of courses: Around Pittsburgh


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends during golf season (April thru' Oct).

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes on Shepherd's Rock course in high season (mid-May thru' mid-Oct): $305. Forecaddie fee included. Mystic Rock $325.

Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2024].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted. Golf carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities

Excellent (including a double-ended driving range, with Mystic Rock clubhouse at one end and The Links clubhouse at the other).

Did you know?

Founded by Joe Hardy, Nemacolin Resort (formerly known as Nemacolin Woodlands) is a family and luxury vacation destination situated on 2,000 wooded acres in the Laurel Highlands of Southwestern Pennsylvania.

The Mystic Rock course at Nemacolin hosted the US PGA Tour's 84 Lumber Classic from 2003 to 2006 (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Nemacolin).

Published ranking

Shepherd's Rock course:
Pennsylvania's 21st best course (Golf Digest, 2023/24).


  • Nemacolin ResortAAA 5-Diamond

    1001 Lafayette Drive, Farmington, PA 15437

    +1 (724) 329 8555

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    Nemacolin Resort is a family and luxury vacation destination on 2,000 wooded acres in the Laurel Highlands of Southwestern Pennsylvania. From the luxurious AAA Five-Diamond Falling Rock boutique hotel to the comfort of your RV, Nemacolin's six lodging options cater to everyone's personal choice with a variety of amenities.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Nemacolin (Mystic Rock and Shepherd's Rock courses).

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