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.
Patrick Phillips: Patrick has over ten years of experience teaching all levels of golf students, ranging from juniors and beginners to scratch golfers. Motivated by a thorough understanding of the mechanics of the golf swing, Patrick uses his expertise and knowledge to maximize student performance. Patrick’s teaching style involves numerous techniques that can help any golfer, regardless of skill-level, improve their golf game. He believes in the core fundamentals such as grip, posture, and alignment and works with the student’s natural abilities, maximizing their enjoyment of the game.
What is Patrick’s best advice for achieving your goals? A strong commitment to practice outside of the lesson time. After all . . . “There are no shortcuts to success” – Annika Sörenstam.