Safety and Dress Code
STAYING SAFE ON THE COURSE
- Understand that you have a duty of care to yourself and all others on the course and adjacent areas.
- Wear suitable clothing and footwear, inspect it before and during use, and maintain it fit for purpose.
- Be aware of golfers and others near you on the course and adjacent areas.
- Ensure that no-one is standing close by or in a position to be hit by the club, the ball or any stones, pebbles, twigs or the like when making a stroke or practice swing.
- Do not play until the players in front are out of range.
- Always alert green staff nearby or ahead when making a stroke that might endanger them.
- Shout “FORE” immediately if you or a playing partner plays a ball in a direction where there is a danger of hitting someone. IF IN DOUBT, SHOUT.
- Suspension of play will be signalled by one long blast of the siren, resumption of play by two blasts of the siren, and abandonment of play by three blasts of the siren.
- Read, understand and carry out specific requirements detailed on the safety signs positioned on the course and adjacent areas,
- Persons aged less than 18 years are only permitted to play under the supervision of a responsible adult unless, for those aged 13 to 17 years, they have been authorised by the Clubs’ junior liaison officer (or, in the case of visitors, by the Club professional)
Gentlemen – Full length tailored trousers and chinos, tailored shorts near or just above the knee, plus 2’s and plus 4’s.
Ladies – Full and 3/4 length tailored trousers, culottes and tailored shorts. Ladies may wear skirts designed for golf.
Blue denim jeans, combat trousers(with side pockets) and beach, Bermuda, combat or sports shorts.
Gentlemen – Collared with long or short sleeves, turtle or polo neck shirts (golf wear) with long or short sleeves. Shirts must be tucked into the waistband.
Ladies – Collared shirts with or without sleeves, blouson or shirts covering waistband of shorts or trousers.
T-shirts, vests, sun tops and shirts designed for other sports (e.g. football, rugby or hockey.)
Recognised golf shoes must be worn.
Socks and trainer socks, when worn with shorts, must be predominantly plain.
Please do not change into your golf shoes in the car park.
Caps should only be worn with the peak to the front.
Smart casual as detailed above, except that smart blue denim (no slits, holes or patches) is permitted and appropriately tailored shirts may be worn over the waistband.
There is no restriction relating to footwear that can be worn in the Clubhouse except that golf shoes are only allowed in the changing rooms and washrooms (no hard spikes in the washrooms). It is not necessary to wear socks with footwear.
Headwear is not to be worn in the Members’ Bar, Lounge or Dining Room.
Themed functions and other events may have different dress codes but these must be clearly specified and have the prior approval of the Chair, Clubhouse Services.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT IF YOU DO NOT ADHERE TO THE DRESS CODE ON THE COURSE OR IN THE CLUBHOUSE YOU WILL BE ASKED POLITELY TO LEAVE.
PLEASE DO NOT BE OFFENDED.