Presidents Cup Location Facts: Prince William County, Virginia

LAKE MANASSAS, Va., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ — Prince William County, Virginia ( is the proud home of the 2005 PGA TOUR Presidents Cup tournament.

* The Presidents Cup has been held at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club in
Prince William County four times, in 1994, 1996, 2000, and now 2005.
Approximately 20,000 visitors are expected to attend the 2005
Presidents Cup.

* Prince William County is located just 30 miles from Washington, DC. The
county is 348 square miles and has a population of 354,383.

* Prince William County is the ideal location for the Presidents Cup.
Recognized as one of the hottest new golf destinations in the South,
the county is home to 12 pristine public golf courses and three
practice facilities.

* Prince William County will welcome an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus signature
golf course in 2007, as part of the Harbor Station Hotel and Conference
Center, which is currently being developed.

* Prince William County is a popular tourist destination, welcoming
millions of visitors annually. In 2004, travelers spent an estimated
$308 million in the county. The destination has 35 hotel properties, 12
historic attractions, 12 golf courses, 2 major shopping districts, and
6 entertainment/performance venues.

* Prince William County is best known as the site of the first major
battle of the Civil War at Manassas (also called Bull Run). Guests can
visit the Manassas National Battlefield Park, just a few miles from

* Prince William County is recognized as the “Outdoors Recreation Capital
of the Washington, DC Area.” The destination is home to two national
parks (Manassas National Battlefield Park and Prince William Forest
Park), Leesylvania State Park, and several local and regional parks.

* Potomac Mills Mall — one of the ten most-visited tourist attractions
in Virginia — is located in Prince William County.

* Prince William County is the future home of the National Museum of the
Marine Corps and Marine Corps Heritage Center (2006), and the Belmont
Bay Science Center (2009).

Travelers can go to or call 1-800-432-1792 for visitor information, or to obtain a Presidents Cup Map & Area Guide offered by the Prince William County/Manassas Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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