In accordance with the spirit and letter of the Equality Act 2009 the following guidelines have been approved and are written with the intention of avoiding discrimination in any way. As with the vast majority of golf clubs we ask our members to adopt a minimum standard of dress and ask that visitors abide by the same code. Whilst the Management Committee identify and formally adopt appropriate standards, it is for ALL Club members to monitor compliance and politely ask members and visitors in breach of these standards to conform.
On the Course:-
Collared and sleeved shirts, or those designed specifically for golf, should be worn with tailored trousers and appropriate golf footwear. Shorts may be worn provided they are:
No higher than 100mm/4" above the knee
Worn with sports socks or those designed specifically for golf and which must be predominantly white
Polo neck tops may be worn on their own but all other forms of sweater, round necked, v-necked etc. must be worn with shirt as previously defined. Shirts must be tucked into waistband. Hats should be worn conventionally.
We do not allow denim jeans, track or shell suit clothing, combat trousers or shorts, beach style shorts, trainers, sleeveless or t-shirts, football type shirts, or shirts with slogans and zip up type bomber jackets. Trousers must not be worn tucked into socks.
The Professional and staff are instructed not to allow access to the Course or Clubhouse any persons who in their opinion are not dressed to the required standard.
In The Clubhouse:-
Smart casual dress may be worn throughout the Clubhouse and shorts may be worn in the Members’ Bar at any time. We do not allow ripped or torn jeans, track or shell suit clothing, combat trousers/shorts, beach style shorts, sleeveless or t-shirts, football type shirts, or shirts with slogans and zip up type bomber jackets.
Hats are not allowed in the upper floor of the Clubhouse, apart from the Balcony and Spike Bar. Footwear should be consistent with the smart casual dress code. Walking boots/shoes are not permitted. Golf shoes with metal spikes are confined to the Spike Bar. Balcony and Locker rooms. Shoes designed for golf are not allowed in the Centenary Lounge.
Exemptions - The only exemption to the dress regulations will be for members or visitors who can provide evidence of any disability or illness which prevents them from complying. This should be provided to the General Manager before play and they will receive a letter of exemption, which they should present on request.
The General Manager, House Manager and their staff are instructed not to admit or serve any persons who in their opinion are not dressed to the required standard.