Meet the Staff
Jeff Pajula, PGA
Head Golf Professional/General Manager
Originally from northern Wisconsin, Jeff has been with Stonewall Orchard since inception of the course in 1999. Jeff graduated from the Professional Golf Management Program at Ferris State University in Michigan. While doing several internships including the Chicago-land area and Minneapolis, Jeff spent 5 years as the First Assistant at Cantigny Golf in Wheaton Illinois before Stonewall Orchard. While still competing in local and national level PGA events, teaching the game of golf and daily golf operations remain his passion.
Brian Dalton, PGA
Assistant Golf Professional
Brian grew up in Evergreen Park, IL and graduated from The University of Illinois at Chicago with a degree in Finance. After graduating from college, Brian spent three successful years as an inside sales rep for multiple companies. He soon realized that the golf industry was his true passion and spent three seasons as an Assistant Golf Professional at Crystal Tree Country Club in Orland Park, IL. Brian takes pride in his customer service and enjoys teaching the game to players of all abilities.
Food & Beverage Manager
Missy is a Woodstock, IL native and former Eastern Illinois University student. She currently resides in Crystal Lake, IL. After living in the Tidewater/Virginia Beach, VA, area for 6 years in the early 1990s working in retail management, she moved back to the McHenry County area and has been in the golf industry ever since. Boone Creek Golf Club in McHenry was Missys first introduction to learning the details of golf course management, including both golf shop and bar/dining room. Missy has been with the staff at Stonewall Orchard as the Food & Beverage Manager since the 2007 season and is honored to be a part of one of Illinois top-rated golf courses.
Chef Matt grew up in Wheeling, IL and graduated from Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Chicago. He spent seven years working in fine dining and upscale restaurants including The Pump Room and North Pond. He then became the Executive Chef at Cibo in Glencoe, IL. Matt is excited for the season and strives to continue providing exceptional cuisine.
Golf Course Superintendent