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Visitors - Dress Code

 

OBJECTIVE

The Dress Code exists to ensure that the appearance of members, guests and visitors both on the course and in the clubhouse is not likely to offend others. A smart and clean appearance should be maintained at all times. It is the responsibility of the Club Members to ensure that their guests comply with this Dress Code.

 

PRACTICE GROUND

For beginners on the practice ground, we ask that you wear a respectable pair of trousers or shorts.
Polo shirts, polo/crew neck jumpers are all acceptable. All shirts must have a collar.

Golf shoes are not required at this early stage but will be required once you are playing regularly on
the golf course and become a member of our Club. Tidy and clean trainers or soft, sensible shoes may
be worn whilst learning the game.

Football/rugby shirts, jeans and combat/cargo trousers/shorts are not acceptable at any time.

Always make sure you have suitable clothing for the weather conditions, whether they are warm and dry or cold and wet.

 

ACCEPTABLE ON THE COURSE

Clothing specifically designed for golf.

Suitable golf shoes to be worn at all times.

Shirts with a collar.

Shirts - preferably be tucked into trousers or shorts.

Plus 2's & Plus 4’s may be tucked into socks.

Shorts - preferably knee length.

3/4 length trousers acceptable for ladies.

Short socks worn with shorts must be predominantly white, although ladies may wear colour co-ordinating socks.

Knee length socks need not be white.

 

NOT ACCEPTABLE ON THE COURSE

Denim jeans.
Tee shirts.
Tracksuit tops or bottoms.
Sports tops not designed for golf.
Combat and cargo style trousers and shorts.
Leggings.
Caps worn back to front.
Sports and beach shorts.

 

ACCEPTABLE IN THE LOUNGE 

Smart casual wear.
Clean and tidy jeans (without holes).
Shorts – smart and knee length.
Summer footwear may be worn without socks.

 

NOT ACCEPTABLE IN THE LOUNGE 

Track suit tops and bottoms.
Headwear.
Beach shoes.
Entering the lounge in bare feet or socks.
Shoes worn on the course. 

 

RESTAURANT 

Gentlemen using the dining room after Club matches should wear a jacket and tie unless the Captain has granted specific relaxation of the code.

Members and guests using the dining room on function nights should dress according to the code specified on the function notice. On all other evenings smart casual wear complying with the lounge dress code shown above is acceptable. 

 

FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE CODE 

The Secretary and members of the G.M.C. have the authority to ask people to leave the Golf Club facilities if they are improperly dressed. They may object to any particular dress or presentation even though it may conform to the above requirements. The Golf Club Professional/assistant have the authority to refuse access to the course and the Bar Steward/staff have been instructed to refuse service in the clubhouse and request offenders leave the premises.

Dereham Golf Club

Quebec Road, Dereham, NR19 2DS