Club Dress Code

Hillsborough Golf Club Dress Code & Course Etiquette

The general principle is that you should always be smartly dressed on and off the course.

Any member introducing a guest must ensure that they are dressed in accordance with our dress code.

The dress code also applies to the driving range area.

 

Acceptable

  • Smart casual clothing and appropriate footwear should be worn on the course and clubhouse at all times.

  • Shirts must always be tucked in on the course. Ladies may wear tailored tops that are not tucked in.

  • Collarless shirts designed for golf attire may be worn.

  • Tailored shorts must be worn with sport socks of any length. Shorts must be cut

    above the knee. (men)

  • Ladies may wear skorts, also with sports socks of any length.

 

Unacceptable

  • Untailored or sports shorts, cargo shorts or cargo trousers.

  • T-shirts.

  • Tracksuits or hoodies of any description. (Smart hoodies may be worn within the clubhouse area).

  • Denim Jeans (Smart jeans are permitted in the clubhouse).

  • Football/ Rugby Shirts

  • Trainers on the golf course. (Smart trainers are permitted in the clubhouse).

  • Beach style flip flops or sliders

  • No hats, waterproofs or golf shoes are permitted in the clubhouse.

 

Club Staff have been asked to ensure that the dress code is adhered to. 

Anybody not conforming may be asked to change or leave.

 

DO NOT VENT YOUR FRUSTRATION AT THE INDIVIDUAL DELIVERING THE MESSAGE IF YOU ARE ASKED TO ADJUST YOUR ATTIRE.

 

Etiquette

  • Rounds of golf are expected to be completed in no more than 4 hours. You can speed up play by :-

  • Play ‘ready’ golf

  • Place your bag or trolley on the same side of the green, as you will leave it for the

    next tee

  • Marking your scorecard whilst waiting to take your next tee shot and not on the green after putting out.

  • Walking to your own ball and be ready to play your next shot as soon as the green is clear and it is your turn to play.

  • Allowing the match following to play through if a match fails to keep its place on the course and loses more than one hole on the players in front.

  • Always repair pitch marks, replace divots and rake bunkers.

  • Adhere to the three minute ruling when looking for your ball.

  • Always be aware of your environment and those playing around you.

  • Slow play is the bug bare of everybody. Please do not be embarrassed to let faster players through.

     

IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF EVERYBODY TO ADHERE TO THE CLUB’S DRESS CODE AND TO BE CONSIDERATE IN APPLYING GOLF ETIQUETTE.

 

EVERY MEMBER IS ENCOURAGED TO CHALLENGE INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR ON AND OFF THE COURSE AS WELL AS UNSUITABLE ATTIRE.

 

THE CLUB WILL ALWAYS SUPPORT THOSE WHO TAKE REASONABLE ACTION IN UPHOLDING THESE STANDARDS.