Golf Lessons & instruction

The Top-Rated Golf Instructors and Golf Lessons in Western New York

We can improve your golfing skills with our technology-driven Golf Lessons and Golf Coaching Programs.

Professional Golf Lessons

Our golf instructors are PGA-affiliated and Trackman-certified. They have experience teaching students of all abilities and ages.

Whether you are interested in youth golf lessons, beginner lessons, or advanced golf coaching programs we can provide the right fit for you.

Some of the techniques we focus on include proper grip, posture, alignment, swing path, and consistency.

Our golf instructors are all certified and have several years of experience with students of all golfing abilities.

Improve your golf game with Top-Rated Golf Instructors

Are you interested in taking local golf lessons?

Our classes and golf instruction include both The Trackman Launch monitor data as well as video analysis.

Our Golf Academy monthly Golf Coaching Programs are designed for the golfers serious about taking their game to the next level.

Schedule a golf lesson or sign up for a golf coaching program today to get started.

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Golf Lessons and Golf Instruction in the Buffalo Area

Are you in Erie, Niagara or a surrounding county and interested in learning golf? Woods to Wedges is here to provide quality golf lessons and golf instruction. We have improved the levels of other golfers for more than 40 years and we can help you too.

Improving Your Game

The best way to significantly improve your game is with one of our 3, 6, or 12 month golf coaching programs. The programs include golf instruction, a trackman practice membership and club fitting.


  • Private studio with Trackman data and full-shot visualization.

  • Video analysis with Pro Swing Comparison.

  • Summation of the lesson with swing data and lesson review.


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Patrick Phillips, PGA

Woods to Wedges
Director of Instruction

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Patrick has over ten years of experience teaching all levels of golf students, ranging from junior golfers 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.

PGA Member since 2012.

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Dave Patronik

Woods to Wedges
PGA Associate Golf Instructor

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Dave 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 works with students of all playing ability from junior and beginner golfers, to scratch amateur and professionals.  He has a passion for learning about the game of golf and sharing that knowledge and enthusiasm with his students.  Dave believes that golfers can always strive for improvement through a process of focused and consistent effort.


  • PGA Associate Golf Instructor
  • TrackMan Level 2 Certified Instructor
  • Science & Motion SAM PuttLab Level 2 Certified Instructor
  • 5 Simple Keys Certified Director of Instruction
  • EyeLine Golf Elite Instructor
  • Lowest Score Wins Certified Scoring Coach


  • 2009, 2010 Head Men’s Golf Coach at Gannon University
  • 2015 Gannon University Hall of Fame Inductee
  • 2009 US Open Sectional Qualifier
  • 2007 WNY PGA Assistant Professional Champion
  • 2005 USGA Amateur Public Links Qualifying Medalist
  • 2005 Buffalo District Player of the Year
  • 2004, 2005 Buffalo District Golf Association Champion
  • 2002, 2003,2006 Porter Cup Participant
John Daddario, golf instructor

John Daddario

Woods to Wedges
PGA Class A Professional

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John has over 10 years of experience in the golf business. He has worked at various country clubs around the area as an assistant golf professional, head golf professional and teaching professional. Teaching and club fitting are passions of John’s as he loves to share his enthusiasm for the game with fellow golfers. John loves to work with beginners, juniors and experienced players of the game. His teaching style is building good mechanics and understanding your swing so it becomes a repeatable swing when out on the course. John uses a variety of training aides to support his teaching and help people achieve their best swing. John believes in consistent practice so golfers can take what they have learned from him and see success on the course. John has a true passion for the game and loves to share that passion with his students.


  • PGA Member since 2016
  • Eyeline Golf Certified


  • Assistant Men’s Golf coach for Medaille College
  • PGA Hope instructor of the WNYPGA section

Call us at 716-632-3021 where our team can get you scheduled.

You can also visit our location at
8230 Wehrle Drive, Williamsville, NY 14221 at the Wehrle Golf Dome.

Our hours are weekdays 10-7 and weekends 10-4.

Contact Woods to Wedges at (716) 632-3021 or

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