Nick Papadakes is currently the Head Professional Onwentsia Club and was at Old Elm Club in Highland Park in the same capacity since 2007. Prior to Old Elm, Nick held professional positions at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forrest, Illinois and Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra, Florida. Nick has held numerous leadership positions within the PGA including; Director on the Illinois PGA Board, Chairman of the Education Committee, Member of the Illinois PGA Ryder Cup Committee (2011-2012), in charge of both the American and European practice facilities for the 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah and has been honored as the 2012 Horton Smith Award recipient (PGA Education award).

"At Old Elm Club we want to offer products to our members that represent our business.  Nothing does that like our own brand.  With Full Turn Direct we have created our signature line that serves as the core basics of our golf shop. With a 100% sell-through each year, our Old Elm Club custom brand has become by far our most popular line." ~ Nick Papadakes