The Gladstone, N.J. club earned the recognition from the New Jersey Section of the PGA of America and the New Jersey State Golf Association for its contributions to golf in the state, promotion of the game, and community contributions.
Hamilton Farm Golf Club, Gladstone, N.J., has been recognized as the 2012 Club of the Year by the New Jersey Section of the PGA of America and the New Jersey State Golf Association. The annual award recognizes a club for contributions to golf in New Jersey and for support of the association, including promoting the game of golf, outstanding services and amenities, and community contributions.
Matt Freitag, Hamilton Farm’s Director of Golf, accepted the award on behalf of the club at the 9th Annual NJSGA/NJPGA Celebration of Golf Dinner on October 18th.
Hamilton Farm Golf Club is a private golf club situated on an elegant historic estate in Somerset County, only 60 minutes away from New York City. Set on approximately 700 acres, the club’s facilities include 36 holes of golf designed by notable course architects, Hurdzan & Fry, including the nation’s only USGA-rated 18-hole par-three course. In addition to the golf courses and practice areas for driving, pitching, chipping and putting, members enjoy five-star personal services and amenities including a Georgian-style mansion with 10 guest suites, a spacious and private lodge with four guest suites and meeting accommodations, and a clubhouse offering both casual and formal dining.
For the past three years, Hamilton Farm GC has been home to the Sybase Match Play Championship, an LPGA tour event.
“Hamilton Farm and its members are proud to be recognized by the PGA of New Jersey,” said Timothy M. Bakels, General Manager & Chief Operating Officer. “This award is a true testament of the level of dedication the ownership, management and staff display on a daily basis to members and guests, and to the association. It is truly an honor to receive this designation.”
Hamilton Farm was featured in a cover story in the July 2008 issue of Club & Resort Business (“Where Old-World Charm Meets New-Era Needs”).