Woods Hole golf pro Glenn Kelly receives NEPGA recognition.tight.


Woods Hole golf pro Glenn Kelly honored by NEPGA


  • Glenn Kelly honored as the 2024 NEPGA Golf Professional of the Year.
  • Recognized for his overall performance, leadership, and dedication to the game.


Glenn Kelly, the head professional at Woods Hole Golf Club, has been named the NEPGA Golf Professional of the Year in 2024. With 40 years at the club and a passion for the game since his early days as a caddie, Kelly’s dedication to golf has been recognized for his overall performance, level of service, leadership ability, and commitment to promoting the game. His peers describe him as the epitome of a PGA professional, emphasizing his skill as a mentor, tournament organizer, and business manager.

Kelly’s journey in the golf industry began in 1981 as an assistant and has since seen him working at various clubs before settling at Woods Hole in 1985. He has not only excelled in his role at the club but has also actively participated in charity events, raising funds for causes such as Golf Fights Cancer. Throughout his career, Kelly has been guided and influenced by mentors who have played a significant role in shaping his success.

The most rewarding aspect of Kelly’s job, he says, is organizing events at the club, comparing it to producing a continuous show where every detail must be meticulously managed. Despite his achievements and accolades, Kelly remains humble and grateful for the support of his colleagues, members, and mentors. His dedication to the game and commitment to excellence continue to drive him as he enters his fifth decade at Woods Hole.