Golf News for Wednesday, April 16, 2008 | People

Kathy Hart Wood joins staff at the Fiddler's Elbow Country Club

BEDMINSTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. -- Well-known golf instructor and Golf For Women “Top 50 Teacher” Kathy Hart Wood, LPGA, has joined the staff at Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club as golf instructor and teaching professional. She will offer instruction to club members, as well as her existing students from around the country, at the Hunterdon County-based private club. A series of women’s and junior golf clinics are also planned throughout the season.

Wood’s insightful and top-notch teaching skills have made her a celebrated teacher. She has traveled the world, competing on the European, Korean, Australian and South African tours. She founded LPGA-USGA Girls Golf of South Florida, an organization designed to foster interest in golf by girls ages 7-17 through creative clinics and social competition.

Originally from Buffalo, New York and a graduate of Furman University, Wood is a member of the LPGA’s Teaching and Club Professionals and has served as the lead instructor for the Golf for Women Schools by Nicklaus/Flick.

Wood was formerly employed by Hamilton Farm Golf Club and currently spends summer months at Cornerstone Colorado Golf Club near Telluride, Colorado.

She is the mother of three daughters and married to PGA golf professional Mark Wood and is the sister of PGA Tour player Dudley Hart. The Wood family resides in Tewksbury, New Jersey.

About Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club
Founded in 1965, Fiddler’s Elbow offers executives an escape from the halls of industry and commerce to the amenities of fine dining, superior golf and business facilities. Fiddler’s Elbow provides its membership an atmosphere conducive to both formal and informal exchange of ideas where business and social relationships can be nurtured. Although it is the largest private country club in the state, Fiddler’s Elbow retains an intimate environment and service that is personal and attentive. The three superbly conditioned courses offer a unique diversity of challenge and a broad range of options for both personal play and private events. The club proudly hosts some of the most prestigious corporate, charity and PGA golf tournaments in the state. The club is located at 811 Rattlesnake Bridge Road, Bedminster Township, N.J. For general information call (908) 439-2123; for the golf shop call (908) 439-2513.

Karen Moraghan
Hunter Public Relations – East
(908) 876-5100