About Nick

Nick Bova, is a member of a very exclusive group of golf coaches. He is one of four George Gankas Golf Coaches in the United States, and the only one that resides on the east coast. Nick brings a unique combination of teaching and playing skills to Anchor Golf Center.    

He is a native of Central Illinois and has lived in the Metropolitan area since 2010. From 2010-2015, Nick was the First Assistant at Friar’s Head on the east end of Long Island, New York. Nick moved on from Friar’s Head in 2015 to be the Teaching Professional at Siwanoy Country Club in Bronxville, NY.

Nick is an accomplished golfer, he was a 3x All-American at DIII Methodist University in Fayetteville, NC. In 2013, Nick won the Metropolitan Assistant’s Championship at Bethpage Red shooting 62-65, -13. It is believed to be the lowest 36-hole total in any Metropolitan PGA Section event. He also qualified for the 2011 PGA Professional Championship.

Nick is a Class A member of the PGA and member of Proponent Group. He is also a US Kids certified instructor and a member of the Positive Coaching Alliance.  Nick was an Honorable Mention Top 50 US Kids instructor in 2014-15. Nick attended Methodist University where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Professional Golf Management.

Nick lives in Dumont, NJ with his wife, Christine, and their golden retriever, Coco.  Their interests include traveling, trying new restaurants, country music concerts, and taking Coco to the dog park.

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