Dave Wood Arts
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Dave Wood Arts

Art Education

1966-1968   Drawing and Painting courses with Dan Mills-Animator, Hanna Barberra and Disney Studios, Burbank, Ca.

1968-1970   Art Center, Studio Courses. Pasadena, Ca.

1971-1974   Workshop apprentice under direction of Jim Davey, Master PGA Club Maker, Bobby Jones Golf Course, Atlanta, Ga.

1994-1997   MFAH Glassell School of Art, Houston, Tx.

1997-2000   Overseas studies Europe/Asia

Experience

1977-1996   Texas Golf Company, Humble, Tx.   Founder. Designer Craftsman. Grew from a studio/workshop into Wood Brothers Golf, an ultra premium, international golf equipment brand.

Have exhibited visual works in solo and group shows periodically.

 

Notable Patrons

Dean Beaman, Warren Buffett, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Alice Cooper, Clint Eastwood, James Garner, Bill Getty, Alan Hale, Bob Hawke, Bob Hope, Manabu Ihara, Huey Lewis, Akio Morita, Bill Murray, Yasuhiro Nakasone, Willie Nelson, Mickey Newbury, H. Ross Perot, Bum Phillips, T. Boone Pickens, Sidney Portier, Dan Quayle, Donald T. Regan, Darius Rucker, George P. Schultz, Dinah Shore, Don Shula, Ken Stabler, George Strait, Peter Ueberroth.  Masters Limited Edition 1993-1995, European Ryder Cup, The Belfry Limited Edition 1993.

 

Notable Players

Fulton Allem, Tommy Armour III, Severiano Ballesteros, Andy Bean, Jim Benepe, Phil Blackmar, Gay Brewer, Bill Britton, Mark Brooks, Billy Ray Brown, Jack Burke Jr., George Burns, Stewart Cink, Brian Claar, Bobby Clampett, John Cook, Fred Couples, Ben Crenshaw, Rodger Davis, Jim Dent, Bruce Devlin, David Duval, Steve Elkington, Ernie Els, Bob Estes, Nick Faldo, Brad Faxon, Rick Fehr, Keith Fergus, Ian-Baker Finch, David Frost, Fred Funk, Kelly Gibson, Ernie Gonzalez, Wayne Grady, David Graham, Jay Haas, Claude Harmon, Butch Harmon, Dick Harmon, Morris Hatalsky, Mike Hulbert, David Ishii, Peter Jacobsen, Lee Janzen, Bernhard Langer, David Ledbetter, Tom Lehman, Justin Leonard, Frank Lickliter III, Davis Love III, Sandy Lyle, Jeff Maggert, John Mahaffey, Roger Maltbie, Phil Mickelson, Greg Norman, Andy North, Jose Maria Olazabal, Craig Parry, Steve Pate, Gary Player, Nick Price, Loren Roberts, Hugh Royer III, Jay Sigel, Vijay Singh, Jeff Sluman, Scott Simpson, Mick Soli, Mike Standley, Hal Sutton, Leonard Thompson, Bob Tway, Omar Uresti, Bobby Wadkins, Lanny Wadkins,  D A Weibring,  Eldrick (Tiger) Woods, Ian Woosnam.

 

Major Championship Victories

Ben Crenshaw 1984 Masters Tournament. Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Ga. *Mod Mac M85W EOM

Bob Tway  1986 PGA Championship. Inverness Club , Toledo, Oh.

Greg Norman  1986 British Open Championship. Turnberry, Ayrshire, Scotland *Mod Mac M43T

Jeff Sluman  1988 PGA Championship.  Oaktree Golf Club, Edmond, Ok.

Wayne Grady  1990 PGA Championship.  Shoal Creek Golf Club, Birmingham, Al.

Bernhard Langer  1993 Masters Tournament. Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, Ga. (Final Major Championship Win with Driver made from Wood)