Wood Wind Golf Club offers an experience unparalleled by any other Indiana daily fee golf course due to the incredible caliber of talent and experience comprising the Wood Wind Golf Club Team. Meet the Wood Wind Team below by clicking on any name to open their person biography, or visit us at Wood Wind!
Elliot Elger, PGA Head Golf Professional
Elliot joined the Wood Wind staff in August 2018, after spending the previous three seasons as the Head Golf Professional at Hillview Country Club in Franklin, Indiana. Elliot was born in Birmingham, Alabama and grew up in Valparaiso, Indiana. He attended Marian University in Indianapolis and was a four-year member of the men’s golf team. He graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management with a Minor in Business Administration.
In 2001, Elliot started his golf career by volunteering his time at Valparaiso Country Club, where his parents were members. After interning for two summers at The Woodstock Club in Indianapolis, he accepted the Assistant Golf Professional position there in 2008. Elliot then spent the next two seasons as the Assistant at the Old Oakland Golf Club in Lawrence, Indiana before spending five years at Woodland Country Club in Carmel, IN as the Assistant Golf Professional. Elliot and his wife, Carrie Breen Elger, were married on July 23, 2011 and welcomed their first daughter, Addalyn, into the world on January 3, 2015. Carrie is a Nanny for three children in Zionsville, and is a former Pre School Teacher and Elementary School Reading Instructor.
Elliot is passionate about making sure that everyone who steps foot on property feels welcomed. His philosophy is that the golf shop staff will go above and beyond to satisfy the needs of the members. If we don’t have it in the shop, we absolutely can get it for you. Teaching, tournament operations, and playing the game of golf are also very important to him, along with his family! Elliot is an avid sports fan and a die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan. He throughly enjoys rooting on ALL Indiana college basketball and ALL Indiana college football teams.
Jeff Cohoat, Director of Sales for Cohoat & O'Neal
Jeff’s love for golf was instilled at an early age and grew as he caddied throughout his high school years enabling him to earn an Evans Scholarship to Purdue University. After earning a business degree from Purdue University and an MBA from Butler University, Jeff spent almost 20 years in the real estate industry before returning to the game of golf in 2008. Jeff joined Advantage Golf in 2008 to coordinate corporate and charity golf outings throughout central Indiana. Jeff joined Cohoat & O’Neal Golf Management in 2013, his focus is on business development, client entertainment, corporate promotion, networking, event management, philanthropy and improving the overall experience for all who visit our facilities.
Colin O'Neal, General Manager
Colin joined Cohoat and O’Neal Golf Management in January 2017 as Director of Operations. Before joining Cohoat and O’Neal's Golf Management team, Colin spent three years at the Management firm, appliedgolf, out of New Jersey, as part of their Management Team and was directly responsible for the Management of Hickory Ridge Golf Club in Western Massachusetts in 2015 and 2016. Colin will take charge of revenue generation, expense control, and processes for Wood Wind Golf Club, Prairie View Golf Club, and Elwood Golf Links in 2017. Colin also will focus on Community Involvement and Outreach. Colin graduated from Carmel High School in 2003, Purdue University in 2007, and is the 2011 and 2012 Wood Wind Golf Club Champion. In April 2017, Colin completed the Carmel Marathon in just over 5 Hours, for his 2nd completed marathon!