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!
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!
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.
Jake Peacock, Head Golf Professional
Jake is a 2009 graduate of the Golf Academy of America, Myrtle Beach. He comes to us at Wood Wind as our Head Golf Professional with previous experience at some of the best golf clubs in the country. Jake's first stop of his career was Victoria National Golf Club located Newburgh, IN, from 2010-11. After two seasons spent at Indiana's #1 course, he spent the winter golf season in Carefree, AZ, at Desert Forest Golf Club. Wanting to get closer to the Indianapolis area, Jake returned from Arizona to become the Assistant Golf Professional at Pebble Brook Golf Club in Noblesville, IN, from 2012-14.
In the spring of 2014, Jake got the opportunity to join the Cohoat and O'Neal Management Corp. at Prairie View Golf Club as our Assistant Golf Professional. Jake now brings to us his excellence in customer service, tournament operations, and all other facets of the golf industry.
Trent Barlow, PGA Director of Instruction
Trent joined Cohoat and O’Neal Golf Management in January of 2017 as the Director of Instruction for Wood Wind Golf Club, and he is responsible for the day to day operations of the Wood Wind Golf Academy. Trent brings with him over a dozen years of experience in the golf industry, and began his teaching career in Hawaii at Ko Olina Golf Club in 2008. Before joining Cohoat and O’Neal, Trent served as the Director of Instruction at Tippecanoe Lake Country Club in 2015 and 2016, and was the PGA Head Golf Professional at Stonehenge Golf and Country Club in Winona Lake, Indiana, where he learned to play the game as a teenager. Trent’s focus and passion are in growing the game through golf instruction and player development. He graduated from Warsaw High School in 2005 and was a member of the 2005 Boy's State Championship golf team, before attending Methodist University in North Carolina, from which he graduated in 2009 with a degree in business administration. Upon graduation Trent earned his Class A PGA Membership.