Dress Code


The Committee would ask all members to adhere to the Clubs dress code policy. We would also ask that all guests are made aware of the code before they arrive. Should your dress, or that of your guest(s), be considered inappropriate our staff have been instructed to discreetly bring it to your attention.

Course & Practise Area

A clean and smart appearance is expected on the course at all times, with proper golfing attire being worn whether playing or not. Please observe the following:

  • Tailored Shorts are allowed
  • Short sport socks, including trainer liners that are predominantly white are acceptable.
  • Collared polo/turtle neck shirts as traditionally worn by golfers may be worn.
  • Golf footwear must be worn.
  • Juniors may wear trainers
  • No jeans on the course.
  • Men’s shirts outside trousers are not to be worn on the course
  • Caps should not be worn the wrong way round.

We ask all members and their guests to use the changing rooms provided and not change in the car parks.

The following items of clothing are NOT acceptable:

  • No ripped, dirty, faded or torn items are allowed in the clubhouse.
  • Combat/Cargo shorts or trousers, Tracksuits, Jogging suits and variants of these.
  • Collarless Tee Shirts or any clothing with large logos/slogans.

Lounge Bar & Dining Room

  • Smart Casual is permitted.
  • Men’s shirts outside trousers are not permitted.
  • Members and their guests who have just finished a round are encouraged to change into fresh clothes before entering the lounge. However, there is no objection to golf clothes being worn providing they are not dirty or wet.
  • Golf footwear is not permitted in the lounge or dining room.
  • Headgear must not be worn.
  • Please use the cloakroom for overcoats.

Harold Hilton Bar

As the Lounge Bar, however golf footwear may be worn.

  • Footwear within the Club House & surrounding areas
  • Training Shoes, flip flops, crocs and any form of plastic or rubber, beach or garden shoes are not permitted.
  • Golf footwear may only be worn in the Harold Hilton Bar.
  • Juniors may wear trainers.
  • Members can wear shoes without socks

Dressing for the occasion
Dress code for particular functions will be posted.

  • Smart: Jacket, with or without tie for Gentlemen/similar level of formality for Ladies.
  • Smart Casual: Smart Casual including “smart denim” & smart shoes.
  • Formal: Evening Dress suit or Lounge suit/similar level of formality for Ladies.
  • Relaxed Dress: As specified for a particular event/function.

Mobile Phones

The use of mobile phones for voice purposes is only permitted outside the club house excluding the Patio and Golf Course. In all other areas their use is strictly prohibited unless being used for data purposes. The only exception to this rule is when a mobile phone is used to contact the Emergency Services or to report a medical emergency. Please ensure your mobile phone is switched to silent at all times.

The General Manager, Bar Staff, Professional, Assistant Professional and Committee Members are authorised to ask any person not suitably attired to amend their mode of dress or withdraw from the Course or Clubhouse.