Contact Jon:
Cell: (201) 954-3206
About Jon Manos
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 )

Career Accomplishments

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
Denis Walters             

Professional Playing Accoplishments

U.S. Open Qualifiers
Spaulding  J.C. Goosie Tour
Florida Tour
Central Florida Tour
New Jersey Open
Met Open
North Atlantic Tour
Vermont Open

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
Demarest PTA
Dumont H.S. Project Graduation
Dumont Honis School
Emerson PTA
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
Camp Spofford
Closter Lions Club
Cool Kids
Dominican Sisters (Sparkhill N.Y.)
Dumont Roller Hockey
Emerson Police Dept.
Emerson Disabled Student Assistance Fund
Englewood Hospital
Eric Christiansen Scholarship Fund
Hackensack Medical Hospital
Harness Horseman
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.
Ridgewood YMCA
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
Valley Hospital
Westwood Baseball Assc.
Woodies Park Side Grill
Woodcliff Lake Fire Dept.