Meet the Staff

Hamilton Farm Executive Staff

General Manager 


Mark Aulerich
maulerich@hamiltonfarmgolfclub.com

Mark joined the Hamilton Farm team in August of 2013.  Born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, he began working in the golf business in 1977.  His career stemmed from a passion for the game into a network of developments and start up operations throughout the western continental United States.  He has opened and operated facilities throughout Arizona, Park City - Utah, Palm Desert - California, Jackson - Wyoming and the Sand Hills of Nebraska.  Mark has been affiliated with the Club Managers Association, the Golf Course Superintendants Association and has been a member of the PGA since 1993.

Membership Director




Erin Walsh, CMP 
ewalsh@hamiltonfarmgolfclub.com

Erin began her career in the Membership Department at Hamilton Farm Golf Club in 2004. A New Jersey native, she is a graduate of Rutgers University where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in the School of Communication, Information and Library Studies. She is an active member and Vice President of the Greater New Jersey Chapter of the Professional Club Marketing Association and achieved her Certified Membership Professional designation in 2012.

Director of Golf




Matt Freitag, PGA
mfreitag@hamiltonfarmgolfclub.com

Matt has been a member of the Professional Staff at Hamilton Farm since April 2004. His industry experience includes positions at Seminole Golf Club and Jupiter Island Club in Florida as well as Inverness Club in Ohio. Matt holds the course records at Hamilton Farm on both the Highlands Championship course as well as the Par-3 Hickory course. He was elected as a member of the PGA of America in February 2005. Matt’s knowledge and passion for golf led him to a promotion to Director of Golf in 2007. 

Head Golf Professional





Drew Jordan, PGA
djordan@hamiltonfarmgolfclub.com

Drew joined the Hamilton Farm team in April from Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Florida.  His industry experience includes Grandfather Golf & Country Club, Castle Pines Golf Club, Camelback Golf Club and Osage National Golf Club.  Drew is extremely excited to be here and is looking forward to making many new relationships and serving the membership at Hamilton Farm for years to come.


Director of Instruction



Golf Instructor

Mike Adams, PGA
laws2326@gmail.com

Mike Adams has been the Director of Instruction at Hamilton Farm Golf Club since 2007. For more than 10 years he has hosted a weekly television program for CNNSI and CNN Airport Network, and appears regularly on the Golf Channel. Mike has been selected to every GOLF Magazine and Golf Digest top teacher list since their inception. He has authored 12 books, including two GOLF Magazine golf books of the year; Play Better Golf and The Laws of the Golf swing. Adams has offered expert analysis and instruction by regularly writing articles for GOLF Magazine and Golf Digest, while directing three different golf schools to GOLF Magazine top 25 status.

Teaching Professional


Golf Instructor

Gia Bocra Liwski, LPGA
giabocra@gmail.com

Gia Bocra Liwski is a Class A LPGA Teaching Professional at Hamilton Farm Golf Club who has been teaching golfers of all skill levels for over thirteen years. Prior, Gia travelled the world, playing host to the nationally- televised Wandering Golfer on the Fine Living Network and has worked with the top teaching and club professionals in the country. Gia has served as the LPGA Teaching Professional at the Trump National Golf Club, Bedminster, Forsgate CC, Fairview CC, and as Golf Instructor at the Academies of Palm Beach Polo & Country Club and The Breakers (Florida). Embracing the game, Gia and her personal philosophies on golf and the golf lifestyle have been featured in numerous golf publications. 


Director of Grounds




Paul Ramina
pramina@hamiltonfarmgolfclub.com

Paul has been the Director of Grounds at Hamilton Farm since 2002 and was previously the golf course superintendent at the prestigious Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, California. He worked closely with the PGA Tour on course preparations for the Nissan Open at Riviera while supervising all course activities for the event. During the 85th PGA Championship at Oak Hill, and the 97th and 100th USGA Open Championships at Congressional and Pebble Beach, Paul was a volunteer who was responsible for course set-up duties under the direction of the superintendent and championship officials. He also volunteered on crews and worked with USGA officials at three USGA Open Championship sites (Shinnecock, Winged Foot and Oakmont). 

Hospitality Director


Kimberley McEnroe
kmcenroe@hamiltonfarmgolfclub.com

Kim began her career at Hamilton Farm Golf Club in 2005. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Delaware, with a concentration in Business Administration.  Her industry experience includes Roycebrook Golf Club, and three years at Plainfield Country Club.  As the Hospitality Director, Kim oversees the Concierge team along with all club and member communication.

Banquet Manager



Julie Stenger
jstenger@hamiltonfarmgolfclub.com

Julie joined the Hamilton Farm Team in March 2014. She studied Communications and Psychology at Monmouth University and Interior Design and Architecture at Parsons The New School for Design. She has been in the Food and Beverage industry for 15+ years, experiencing fine dining in Morris Township and all along the Jersey Shore. Julie will be planning and running all club and member events at Hamilton Farm.



Executive Chef


 

Christopher Ita 
cita@hamiltonfarmgolfclub.com

Chris joined the Hamilton Farm Team in June of 2012.  He studied Food Science & Nutrition at Bowling Green State University and earned his Associates of Culinary Arts from The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY.  A Midwest native, Chris supervised and contributed to the success of a handful of top restaurants & private clubs in Ohio and in 2003 earned recognition as one of Northeast Ohio’s “Talented Young Chefs” in Cleveland Magazine.

 


Controller




Dan Ballard
dballard@hamiltonfarmgolfclub.com

Dan Joined the Hamilton Farm team in January of 2014. He has been in the hospitality and private club profession since 1999. His industry experience includes Navesink Country Club, Liberty National Golf Club, Trump National – Colts Neck, and Ramsey Golf & Country Club. He is affiliated with the Mid-Jersey Chapter of the Hospitality, Financial, and Technology Professionals (HFTP) since 1999. Dan was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in 1977 and pitched in their minor league system for 3 seasons.


Facilities Director

Rene Murillo
rmurillo@hamiltonfarmgolfclub.com

Rene has worked at Hamilton Farm in the Facilities Department since the opening in 2001.  He is responsible for overseeing the Housekeeping Department and Facilities Department at Hamilton Farm.  



For employment opportunities, contact Concierge at 908.901.4000


Banquet Manager



Banquet Manager