Course Ettiquette

Dress Code

The Golf Course, Clubhouse and driving range are subject to normal dress regulations. It is expected that members and guests will maintain a well groomed appearance whilst utilising these facilities.


  • Tailored shorts may be worn by men or ladies.
  • Men’s shorts must be above the knee or 3 Qtr’s
  • Men with shorts must wear either white socks or Anklet socks are acceptable.
  • Men’s shirts must be worn tucked in.
  • Golf shoes with soft spikes must be worn on the course and practice areas.


  • Football or sporting type shorts.
  • Tops displaying large motifs or advertising.
  • Shirts without collars (an exception applies to women’s attire and shirts that are specifically designed for golf).
  • Track suit pants/tops.
  • Running shoes, thongs, sandals, or bare feet.
  • Metal spikes are not permitted.

Please note: Members are at all times responsible for the attire of their guests

Guests must be informed of dress requirements in advance to avoid embarrassment.


Smoking is not permitted in the Clubhouse or on the Deck.  Smoking on the course is permitted, but smokers are asked to dispose of cigarette butts into the rubbish bins provided.




  • Arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your allocated tee time to check-in.
  • Have no more than 4 in a group.
  • Be prepared to have other members or guests join you if have less than 4 in your group.
  • Be ready to play when prior to your time to tee off.


  • Agree on either Honour system v Ready Golf depending on pace of play
  • Mark your ball clearly to ensure that you can identify it.
  • Take your shot, ONLY when golfers ahead of you are out of range.
  • Ensure you are standing still and facing other golfers while they are hitting.
  • Watch where all balls go to avoid time spent looking for lost balls.
  • Yell the warning “FORE!” if your ball is heading toward another golfer.


  • Walk directly to your ball unless you reach someone else’s ball first.
  • Place your bag or car to the right of you when hitting.
  • Take no more than one practice swing.
  • Player furthest from the hole plays first.  Golfers out of range can play first if ready.
  • Walk briskly between shots and be ready to play when it’s your turn.
  • Keep pace with the group in front of you at all times.
  • Assist playing partners when needed by bringing clubs, finding lost balls, etc.
  • Follow posted riding cart rules.


  • Avoid pulling carts or driving carts across the green.
  • Place your bag or cart between the green and the next tee box.
  • Take all clubs you may need.
  • Repair your ball marks and one other.
  • Avoid stepping on another player’s putting line.
  • Players begin putting when all balls are on the green. 
  • The person furthest away from the hole putts first.
  • On long putts have another player attend the flagstick.
  • Mark your ball if it is in the path of another player’s ball.
  • Record all scores on the next tee box.

Pace of Play

It is common knowledge that slow play detracts from the enjoyment of the game. Whilst players are not expected to ‘run’ around the course, they should be aware that there are others on the course at the same time and therefore, should act with common sense and courtesy towards those players.

  • A group of 4 players should take about 4 hours to play an 18 hole Stableford round.
  • A group’s position is in relation to the group in front, not the group behind.


  • Walk directly and at good pace to your ball.
  • Be ready to hit when it is your turn.
  • keep practice swings and pre-shot routines to a minimum.
  • Be ready to play as soon as it is your turn (ie. put a glove on, select the club and calculate the distance while waiting to play). On the putting green, putt out whenever possible.
  • Play a provisional ball if your ball may be lost outside a hazard or out of bounds.
  • If a clear hole is lost and the group behind is being delayed, or if there i no group in front and the group behind is being delayed, invite the group behind to play through.
  • At the green, position your bag on the way to the next tee.
  • Move off the green as soon as all players in the group have holed out.
  • Mark the score card on the next tee while others are teeing off. If you have the honour, enter scores for the previous hole AFTER you have played your tee shot. If you do not have the honour, enter the scores for the previous hole whilst the first player is playing their tee shot.
  • In PAR, Stableford and Four-ball events, pick up when you can no longer score on the hole.