A Team of Professionals
Glenn Kelly, Head Golf Professional
Glenn joined the Club in 1985 as Assistant Golf Professional to long-time Head Golf Professional Dutch Wessner. He was promoted to Head Golf Professional within a year and earned his PGA status shortly afterwards. In addition to serving the Woods Hole Golf Club Membership for three decades, Glenn has served the professional side of golf, including a position as District Director of the PGA Cape Cod Chapter. In 2013, he received peer recognition when elected into the professionally prestigious Quarter Century Club of the PGA. Glenn is famous for his golf stories and love of the game, and enjoys the personal interaction with Members and guests that private and group lessons provide.
Brian Kerns, Assistant Golf Professional
Brian is entering his second year at Woods Hole Golf Club. Brian grew up in South Florida where he was fortunate to learn the game of golf from Jack Peck. Jack Peck was Sam Snead's first assistant at the Grenbriar Resort for over 20 years. While Brian was in high school, Mr. Peck realized he had advanced in his playing ability and introduced Brian to Peter Kostis. Brian played collegiate golf for the University Alabama. After college, Brian turned professional and moved to New Jersey as an Assistant Golf Professional at the Hollywood Club. He eventually moved to Bamm Hollow Country Club where he worked his way to role of Director of Golf. Since moving to Cape Cod, with a stop at Ocean Edge Resort & Club, Brian brings a wealth of tournament player's knowledge to the Members of Woods Hole Golf Club.
Ryan Walsh, Golf Course Superintendent
Ryan Walsh joins our club with a
demonstrated history of creating tournament playing conditions. Through
his tenure at the Hyannisport Club, Ryan has overseen an award-winning
golf course restoration, construction of additional teeing locations,
putting green renovations, as well as other golf course construction
improvements that have enhanced daily playing conditions. Ryan has lived
on Cape Cod since graduating from the University of Massachusetts,
Amherst. He currently resides in Centerville with his wife and three
children. You will frequently see him out on the golf course with his
Border Collie, Champ...Who loves chasing the geese and turkeys off the property!
Now at the Woods Hole Golf Club, Ryan is taking his
past experiences and implementing his turf-health practices to improve
daily play-ability of the golf course. Strong leadership and team
oriented professional skills have brought Ryan to Woods Hole while his
passion for improving the golf course keeps him driven for future
success. In February of 2018, Ryan has been asked to conduct a seminar
at the National Convention for the Golf Course Superintendents
Association of America.
Frank Carpenito, Senior Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
As another example of long loyalty to this special Club, Frank began his superintendent career here in 1999. He has assisted Tom in several restoration projects; the installation of a complete irrigation system and the capital construction of a new driving range and two maintenance buildings. Frank holds bachelor degrees from Fitchburg State University and the University of Massachusetts, the latter degree in Plant and Soil Sciences. Frank is an active member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.