Bobby has been the Head Golf Professional at Wolf Laurel Country Club since 2008. Originally from North Carolina, he graduated from Mars Hill University in 2000 with a degree in Business Management. Bobby was a four year member of the Mars Hill golf team where he was a captain for two years. He has 20 years of experience in the country club business, including Mountain Air Country Club. He has been a Class A member of the PGA of America since 2006. In 2013 Bobby became the General Manager at Wolf Laurel Country Club.
Kelly has been the Controller at Wolf Laurel Country Club since October 2011. She brought with her an extensive background in the financial workings of the healthcare industry. She is well versed in human resource management, cost accounting, budgeting, financial analysis, accounting, financial statement preparation and daily operations. She has a vast knowledge of State regulations and reporting requirements from her previous employment as a field auditor for the North Carolina Department of Revenue. Kelly has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.
Scott came to Wolf Laurel in 2004 as the Assistant Course Superintendent of the golf course and became Superintendent in 2013. Before this, Scott worked as an athletic field manager, and acquired experience working on nearby golf courses. He graduated from North Carolina State University in 2002 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agronomy (Turfgrass Management Concentration). In 2005 he received the distinction of Certified Turfgrass Professional through the Turfgrass Council of North Carolina after completing the requirements. He is an active member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, Carolina's Golf Course Superintendents Association, Turfgrass Council of North Carolina and the Western North Carolina Golf Course Superintendents Association.
Cole joined Wolf Laurel Country Club in 2010 as a member of the outside golf staff. In 2012, he began his progression through the PGA and his time as Assistant Golf Professional. He graduated from East Tennessee State University in 2015 with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management, and obtained his Class A PGA membership in April of 2021. Cole has many years of experience with golf club fitting and teaching golfers of all skill levels and ages.
Chef Fecke began his culinary journey at age fifteen washing woks at Yangtze River Restaurant located in Kettering Ohio. The food seemed exotic, clearly backed by an infinitely complex food culture offering a lifetime of exploration soon capturing Tom’s imagination revealing a true passion. Determined to learn every technique and operation in the kitchen Tom developed a strong work ethic that would allow him the confidence to seek out travel opportunities and work alongside the most accomplished cooks and Chefs.
The first destination was to attend Columbus College of Art & Design where he studied sculpture while simultaneously working at the best eateries Columbus had to offer. Art school solidified his view that food is art, humanity and nourishment.
This life long pursuit has led Tom to work as a chef in Spanish Tapas, French, Italian, Thai, Chinese and progressive American cuisine restaurants. Tom has eaten his way throughout the US, Latin America and Asia. Chef Fecke’s credits also include Executive Chef and Director of Operation positions in Alaska, Texas, Ohio, Michigan, and North Carolina.
Originally from Cape Cod she relocated to Florida and worked at Mercedes Benz& Jaguar advancing from sales to finance manager. Having a compassion for people she changed gears in 1999. She entered the food and beverage industry and working side by side with an eclectic chef she found that bringing great food, wine and people together is a great experience, so she opened and managed a catering business, while also managing other local restaurants, and has continued in the industry for over 20 years.
Lynn Matthews - President
Ron Coppenbarger - VP
Tom Ryan – Treasurer
Lisa Baldwin – Secretary