PGA Head Golf Professional – Brad Olson
Westlake Golf LLC is most pleased to announce the appointment of Brad Olson as our new Head Golf Professional at Westlake Golf and Country Club. Brad comes to us with a wealth of experience and strong desire to serve the membership. We are fortunate to have him as part of the team. Prior to pursuing a career in professional golf, Brad worked on golf maintenance crews in an effort to learn agronomy and golf course applications. He graduated from The Golf Academy of the South in Orlando Florida and decided to embark on a career in professional golf.
During his 24 years of related experience, he served in assistant professional roles at Madison Golf Club, Shore Oaks Golf Club and Manasquan River Golf Club until he secured his first head pro position at Pine Barrens Golf Club here in Jackson. Most recently, he served as first assistant at Rumson Country Club before he became their head golf professional for the past 7 years.
Brad is a Class A PGA Member in good standing. Brad is also an accomplished player. Among his professional accomplishments include:
- Qualifying for the 2014 PGA Professional National Championship
- Qualifying for NJ State Open 9 times
- Qualifying for the Metropolitan Open 4 times
- Numerous NJPGA tournament victories
Other than his playing ability Brad was awarded the prestigious NJPGA Merchandiser of the Year Award for Private Clubs in 2019.
Brad is married to his wife Kathy. They have two boys, Ryan, age 11 and Patrick, age 7. They currently reside in Brielle, NJ.
Brad comes to us with an exceptional reputation in member relations, teaching and tournament administration. Please welcome him to our family when you have the opportunity.
Assistant Golf Professional – Jared Scheininger
Jared Scheininger serves as Assistant Golf Professional at The Westlake Golf and Country Club.
Jared is a life long Belmar resident. He was a member of the four time State Sectional Champion St. Rose Golf team as well as the individual champion in 2016. He attended King University in Tennessee and has previously worked at Spring Lake Golf Club.
We are most fortunate to have Jared join our team.
Golf Course Superintendent – Jennifer Torres
After a 4 year term in the army in the mid-nineties, Jennifer embarked on a career in Turf Management. She is a graduate of the Rutgers Professional Turf Management Program, where she graduated with high honors. She is also currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of New Jersey.
She most recently served as the superintendent at Makefield Highlands Golf Club in Yardley, PA where she was responsible for all aspects of turf management, budgeting, chemical application and irrigation. Previously to that she held assistant superintendent positions at Indian Springs Country Club and Fountain Green Golf Course.
Jennifer was recently featured (September, 2019) as the cover story of Golf Course Industry magazine where she was described as a true professional with a rare passion for the profession.
We trust that you will welcome Jenn with open arms and wish her good luck as we finish our major golf course renovation and prepare for the off season.
photo’s by J. Hardy