Nick began playing at an early age in the small town in central Missouri and went on to be one of the top high school golfers in the state. After graduation, he attended Methodist University in Fayetteville, North Carolina. At Methodist University, Nick played all four years on the golf team and earned his degree in Business Administration with a Concentration in Professional Golf Management. He completed three summer internships working at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri, Chicago, and in Pinehurst. After college, Nick moved to Florida where he competed on the Hooters Tour Winter Series.
After realizing that he could hold his own, but not compete day in and day out, he moved back to North Carolina where he accepted an Assistant Golf Professional position at the prestigious Wade Hampton in the mountains. Nick worked several more years in Charlotte at Firethorne Country Club, Dana Rader Golf School, Carmel Country Club, and Emerald Lake Golf Club.
Nick spent three years as Head Golf Professional at The Badin Inn Golf Club, and in 2013, as the Director of Golf at Tillery Tradition, he accepted the position as Head Golf Professional at Monroe Country Club. In November of 2020, Nick was named General Manager at Stonebridge Golf Club in Monroe, NC.
Over the past seventeen years, Nick has given more than 9,00 golf lessons, developed many junior and ladies’ programs. He has taught classes at Queens University of Charlotte in their PGA Program. Nick founded the first ever Charlotte area winter tournament series for PGA Professionals. Nick has served as swing coach for Wingate University, and has joined the staff as an assistant golf coach at Pfeiffer University.
His playing experience includes…
Champion 2020 Carolina’s PGA Pro-Pro Championship
Champion 2018 Carolina’s PGA Pro-Pro Championship
Finished T-9 th 2018 Carolina’s PGA Head Pro Championship (71, 74)
Champion 2017 Oakley Pro Am at Mid Pines (67)
Qualified for 2017 and 2008 National Club Professionals Championship
Finishing 7th on 2016 Carolina’s PGA Scoring Average
Finishing 13th on 2016 Carolina’s PGA Player of Year List
T-8th 2016 Carolina’s PGA Section Championship (74, 70)
T-5th 2016 North Carolina Open (70, 69, 69)
Qualified for 2011 Nationwide Tour BMW Pro Am
T-4th 2011 Carolina’s Open
T-4th 2007 Carolina’s PGA Section Championship