Woods to Wedges has been helping WNY golfers improve their game for more than 40 years. Owner Donna Henrich’s family started Woods to Wedges in 1974 as a retail store in Clarence, specializing in custom-made clubs and club repair. In 1994 they expanded and moved into the Wehrle Golf Dome, combining with Golf Headquarters to offer the most extensive retail facility, club repair and fitting center in the area. In 2014, Woods to Wedges added a state-of-the-art club-fitting studio where they fit golfers of every level, utilizing the Trackman for woods and irons, and the Sam Putt Lab for putter fittings. Our location in the Golf Dome let’s you IMMEDIATELY begin practicing with your custom-fit clubs in the indoor driving range.
Donna Henrich: Owner of Woods to Wedges with over 40 years of experience in the golf business selling, fitting, repairing of golf equipment. Donna is a certified class A Clubmaker from the former Professional Clubmakers Society and has assisted in teaching PGA professionals in their club repair workshops as well as having instructed many clubmaking and repair classes. She is a certified fitter with all the major club manufacturers.
Kevin Hoffstetter: Over 15 years of experience in the golf business selling and fitting golf equipment. Prior to his current role as Club fitting manager for Woods to Wedges he held positions as Sales Rep for companies such as Bag Boy and Nickent as well as owner of Springbrook golf in Elma NY. For the Past 6 years he has been serving as a tech rep for Ping where he conducts Fitting and Demo days for the company throughout the WNY area. Kevin is fitter-certified by all major club manufacturers, has performed over 1,000 fittings and is the only certified Trackman professional in the Buffalo area. Kevin is also a SAM Puttlab certified putting instructor and was recently recognized by Taylormade as Top 100 fitter.
Dave Patronik: Dave Patronik brings stunning coaching and playing credentials to you and your game. As a student of Dave’s you can expect outstanding professionalism, excellent communication, a message that is catered to your personal learning style and a deep knowledge of full swing and short game technique. Dave has coached golf privately for eight years and also coached the Men’s NCAA Division II golf team at Gannon University for two years. He played professionally for two years after a storied amateur career. As an amateur, Dave won 6 NCAA college events, qualified for the US Open Sectional, competed in 3 Porter Cups, won the Western NY Open and won 2 Buffalo District Titles. He is a Certified 5SK System Medicus Director of Instruction, Trackman Certified Instructor, Level 2 Swing Catalyst Certified Instructor, and a Level 1 Certified Putting Instructor. He lives in Orchard Park with his wife Susan and two children, Joshua and Anna.