Place of Birth
Manchester By-The-Sea, Massachusetts
Old Tappan, New Jersey
Graduated - Manchester Jr./ Sr. High School Manchester, Mass in (1978)
Graduated - Ferris State University Big Rapids, Michigan in (1984)
- B.S. degree in Business
- Major ( Marketing )
- Professional Golf Management
- Ferris State was the first University in the U.S. to offer Professional Golf Management
Current Business Experience
Has taught golf since 1984, given over 50,000 golf lessons (over 38,000 hours) in his career
throughout the United States and United Kingdom.
Currently owns The Jon Manos Golf Academy at The Closter Golf Center which is the largest
golf range in the U.S.
Past Business Experience
Instuctor- Hackensack Golf Club Oradell ,N.J.
Director of Golf / Gereral Manager- Hawthorne Hill Golf Center Berkshire, England
Director of Golf / Gereral Manager- Emerson Golf Club Emerson, N.J.
Assistant Professional- Ridgewood Country Club Paramus, N.J.
Assistant Professional- Dallas Country Club Dallas, TX
Assistant Professional- Royal Poinciana Golf Club Naples, FL
Other Related Business Experience
Caddy - Senior PGA Tour for Walter Zembriski
Head Coach - Fairleigh Dickinson University Men's Golf Team ( Metropolitan Campus)
Assistant Coach - Columbia University Men's Golf Team
Assistant Coach - Boston University Women's Golf Team
Assistant Coach - Bergen Catholic High School Golf Team
Assistant Coach - Holy Angles Academy Golf Team ( Current )
Instructed a number Club Champions at the following Clubs
- Arcola Golf Club
- White Beaches Country Club
- Ramsey Country Club
- Hackensack Golf Club
- Paramus Golf Club
Instructed 8 Jr,s who haved turned Professional
PGA Seminars/Workshops with the following Professionals
Butch Harmon Arnold Palmer
David Ledbetter Moe Norman
Jim McLean Gary Wiren
Tom Kite Kent Casey
Dr. Bob Rottella Manuel De La Torre
Hank Haney John Henrich
Mike Hebron Joe Black
Bill Strausbaugh Jr. Tom Rogers
Derek Hardy Jim Flick
Claude Harmon Bill Tindell
Craig Shankland Rick Acton
Chuck Cook Dr. Rick Jenson
Wally Armstrong Rick Martino
Professional Playing Accoplishments
U.S. Open Qualifiers
Spaulding J.C. Goosie Tour
Central Florida Tour
New Jersey Open
North Atlantic Tour
Jon has donated over $80,000 in lessons in the last 15 years
to the following local schools/charities:
Alpine Elementary School IAE School for Autisum
Alpine Learning Group Jessie F. George School
Bergenfield H.S. Mt. Carmel School
Bergen Catholic H.S. Stillman School PTO
Bergen Community College St. Joe's H.S.
Closter PTO St. John's Academy
Cresskill H.S. West Ridge School PTO
Dumont H.S. Project Graduation
Dumont Honis School
George School PSO
Holy Angels Academy
American Dental Assc.
Arianna Elizabeth Savino Memorial Golf Tour.
Asis International (Chapter X111)
Bergen County Police Chief's Assc.
Bergenfield Public Library
Closter Lions Club
Dominican Sisters (Sparkhill N.Y.)
Dumont Roller Hockey
Emerson Police Dept.
Emerson Disabled Student Assistance Fund
Eric Christiansen Scholarship Fund
Hackensack Medical Hospital
Juvenile Diabetes (N.J. / Rockland Chapter)
N.J. Narcotics Enforcement Officers Assc.
New Milford Lions Club
New Milford Mayor's Golf Outing
N.J. Coalition for Battered Women
Old Tappan Fire Dept.
Park Ridge Rotary
Pascack Jr. Womens Club
Rally For A Cure
Rivervale Police Dept.
Spring House For Women
Shelter Our Sisters
The Schoolmasters Club Of Hackensack
The Children's Therapy Center
Tez Memorial Golf Outing
Twsp. of Washington YMCA
Westwood Baseball Assc.
Woodies Park Side Grill
Woodcliff Lake Fire Dept.