Meet Our PGA Professional Staff

              

      

Head Golf Professional - Peter Stefanchik, PGA

914.592.6600 x257| pete@elmwoodcc.org
Throughout his entire professional career, Pete has gained extensive experience in running the high end golf experience that the Elmwood Golf Program provides.  Pete grew up playing the game of golf in his hometown of Princeton, New Jersey.  Having been introduced to the game by his late grandfather, Michael Stefanchik II, who was also a member of PGA of America, Pete found his passion and committed to the game very early in life.  Pete attended the Professional Golf Management Program at Methodist University, from which he received his B.A. Degree in Business Administration.  In 1999 Pete was a member of the Men's National Championship Team, finishing 8th in the United States as an All American.  Since then Pete has played at the highest levels both locally and nationwide, with Top-15 finishes in multiple Golden Bear Events and in the New York State Open, as well as a Top-10 finish at the New Jersey Open.  Pete has worked at many of the best facilities in the country and began his professional career as the First Assistant and eventual, Interim Head Golf Professional, at Metedeconk National Golf Club in Jackson, N.J.  His experience working at Metedeconk National, for the TPC Network, the PGA of America, and Ardsley Country Club has made him well balanced and versed in every aspect of our Golf Program.

Director of instruction - NICK IACONO, PGA

914.592.6600 x231| nick@elmwoodcc.org

Born and raised in Hockessin, DE, Nick was introduced to the game by his father Leonard Iacono. After receiving a degree in Economics from Elizabethtown College in May of 2011, he completed the PGA 2.0 Apprenticeship Program and was elected to Class A Membership on September 8th 2014. While attending Elizabethtown College, Nick was a part of the 2008, 2009, and 2011 MAC Conference winning golf team and was a four-time varsity letter winner. After being ranked among the top Assistant Golf Professionals in the Philadelphia Section, Nick plans to continue his success in the Metropolitan Section through active tournament play. While being mentored under PGA Master Teaching Professional John Dunigan & Warren Bottke, Nick is determined to advance his expertise in golf in order to become a Master Teaching Professional himself. During his tenure as a 1st Assistant Golf Professional at Odessa National Golf Club (Townsend, DE) as well as The Polo Club of Boca Raton (Boca Raton, FL), Nick is actively using certifications to better demonstrate his knowledge of the golf swing to his students. Nick's credentials include,

- PGA Certified Professional in Teaching and Coaching

- Titleist Performance Institute: Golf Mechanics Level 2

- K-Vest Level 2

- Positive Coaching Alliance Certified

- U.S Kids Certified Coach

- Certified FlightScope Professional

Most importantly, Nick wants to spread his enjoyment and passion for the game to golfers of all ages and skill levels.