Members are requested to abide by the Club’s dress code. Rules apply to all Members, their families and their guests. At the request of the Board of Directors, the Managers, Professionals and staff enforce the dress code in all areas of the Clubhouse, the golf course, tennis, platform tennis, swimming pool and other areas of the Club’s property. Good judgment is always in order so that the Club can be a gracious extension of our homes at all times.
Your cooperation is both expected and appreciated.
Denim clothing, brief shorts, brief or mini-skirts, cargo pants or similar attire are not permitted at any time.
Golf shoes are not permitted in formal areas. Proper footwear (i.e., shoes, sneakers or sandals) is required in the Clubhouse and/or on the patios and terrace. Flip-flops or other similar footwear are only permitted from the valet drop off area to golf, tennis and pool changing rooms.
Formal Club Attire
Men: Jacket and tie with a collared shirt buttoned down the front and dress slacks.
Women: Dress, dressy skirt or dress slacks.
Club Casual Attire
Men: Sport coats with collared shirts and long pants.
Women: Dress, skirt or slacks.
Men: Jackets not required. Collared shirts (worn tucked in), sweater or sweater vests are required. Collarless shirts are not permitted. Turtle neck shirts or mock turtle neck shirts are permitted if worn under a jacket.
Women: Dress, skirt or pants.
Men: Golf shirts with sleeves and collars tucked into pants or Bermuda length shorts. Tank tops, turtleneck shirts, mock turtle neck shirts or other collarless shirts and cargo pants are not permitted during the golf season. Turtle neck and mock turtle neck shirts are permitted on the golf course from November 1st through March 31st. Hats and visors may only be worn in the locker rooms and the outside grounds and must be worn with brims facing forward. Hats and visors may not be worn in any outside dining areas. Golf shoes with metal spikes or sandals with golf spikes are not permitted.
Women: Shirts may be sleeveless with a collar. Shirts without collar must have sleeves. Strapless, halter, or tank tops are not permitted. Golf skirts, culottes, pants or shorts of Bermuda length or longer (defined as 4 inches from the center of the knee or be 19 inches in overall length) are required.
In the Clubhouse
Formal Areas – These areas include the Main Dining Room, Tillinghast Lounge and Peacock Alley. Formal Club Attire is required for all males over five years of age for Sunday Brunch and on Holiday occasions. Formal Club Attire is required if dining behind the Iron Gates. Casual Attire is permitted when dining in front of the Iron Gates during the golf season - Club Casual Attire is permitted in the off-season. Dress code requirements may be modified for special occasions when announced.
Informal Areas – These areas include the Main Bar, Champions Grill, the Patio, the Overlook, outdoor patios, the Grill, the President’s Room, upstairs meeting rooms and the Jacobus Room. In these areas, Casual Attire or Golf Attire is permitted. Tennis attire is permitted in informal areas of the Club until 5:00 p.m. Tennis attire is also permitted on the Overlook after 5:00 p.m. Brief shorts or bathing attire, even though covered by a robe or wrapper, are not permitted in the clubhouse at any time. Hats are not permitted in the informal areas of the Club, and men’s shirts must be tucked in. Shoes must be worn at all times.
On Club Grounds
Golfing Areas – These areas include the Club grounds, the golf course, the Pro Shop and the Pro Shop Patio, putting clock and the range. Members, their families and their guests must be in appropriate golf attire in these areas. It is the Member’s responsibility to be sure that the items purchased in the Pro Shop meet the Club’s attire requirements.
Swimming Pool – Proper attire must be worn to and from the pool area by pool users of all ages, both from the parking lot and from areas of the clubhouse. Proper attire includes golf attire, casual attire, or tennis attire as outlined in the membership booklet. Pool users must change in the pool changing rooms and not in the clubhouse. Bathing suits are expected to be in good taste. Denim clothing, cut-offs, cargo pants, tee shirts and tank tops are not permitted. The Pool Director and his staff are available to make a judgment when there is a question as to whether or not dress is appropriate. Bathing attire, even if covered by a robe or wrapper, is not allowed in any area of the clubhouse at any time.
Tennis – Tennis attire, including hats, must be all white. Colored trim is permitted. Colored warm-ups are permitted in the spring and fall season. Shirts without collars and sleeves, cut-offs or bathing suits are not permitted. Men’s shirts must be tucked in. Hats and visors must be worn with brims forward. Smooth bottom tennis shoes must be worn at all times. Tennis members without clubhouse lockers may change in the tennis cottage. The wearing of tennis attire in the informal areas of the clubhouse is permitted until 5pm, except on the Overlook where the wearing of tennis attire is allowed all evening.
Platform Tennis – The game is usually played in comfortable clothing. Flat, soft soled rubber shoes are the only footwear allowed.