Dress

The National Golf Club has a dress code and expects all members and guests to dress appropriately, whether on the courses or in the Clubhouse.

Introducing members are responsible for the attire of their guests. To avoid embarrassment, guests must be informed of the dress code prior to attending the Club.

The National Golf Club has instructed staff to enforce and manage the dress code and their judgement as to the suitability of attire shall be considered final. Please adhere to their requests without issue. It is noted more formal attire may be required for specified events.


ON THE COURSE AND PRACTICE RANGE

Suitable for Women

  • Tailored trousers, shorts, skirts, plus 4s or three-quarter length pants

  • Collared shirts, turtleneck shirts or skivvies specifically designed for golf

  • Shirts must be tucked in unless specifically designed to be worn out

  • Socks of any colour, style or length that are neat in appearance. Long socks must always be pulled up

  • Shorts or skirts of an appropriate modest length

  • Golf shoes (soft spikes only)

Not Suitable

  • Denim, cargo or drawstring trousers and shorts, tracksuit pants, pants with external side pockets
  • Trousers tucked into socks
  • Football attire (including socks) or any type of gymnasium attire
  • Shirts, singlets, or visible socks displaying large motifs or advertising
  • Thin strap tops or bare midriffs
  • Running shoes, thongs, sandals, or bare feet
 

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  • Tailored trousers, shorts, or plus 4s 

  • Collared shirts, turtleneck shirts or skivvies specifically designed for golf

  • Shirts must be tucked in 

  • Socks of any colour, style or length which are neat in appearance. Long socks must always be pulled up.

  • Golf shoes (soft spikes only) 

Not Suitable

  • Denim, cargo or draw string trousers and short, tracksuit pants, pants with external side pockets, or three-quarter length pants
  • Trousers tucked into socks
  • Football attire (including socks) or any type of gymnasium attire
  • Shirts, singlets, or visible socks displaying large motifs or advertising
  • Running shoes, thongs, sandals, or bare feet

ANYWHERE IN THE CLUBHOUSE

Suitable for Women and Men 

  •  Suitable golf attire

  • Neat casual attire

  • Dress shirts (not polo shirts) may be untucked if designed to do so

  • Denim jeans which are neat in appearance

  • Golf shoes (soft spikes only) and casual dress shoes/with or without socks

Not Suitable

  • Denim shirts or jackets
  • Wet weather golf attire or excessively wet clothing
  • Hats and visors
  • Sandals, thongs, running shoes, tradesmen boots
Download a copy of The National Golf Club Dress Code 

September 2020


SMOKING

Smoking is not permitted in the Clubhouse or on the golf courses.

ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT

The use of mobile phones for the purpose of making or receiving telephone calls is strictly prohitited in the Clubhouse or on the golf courses. The use of mobile phones (for the above purpose) is only permitted outside the Clubhouse on the Old Course side, or in the car park and locker rooms. Mobile phones may be carried (but must be switched off) on the course for the use of medical emergencies ONLY.

The quiet enjoyment and use of electronic devices including laptop computers and mobile phones (in silent mode) is permitted in the Clubhouse at the discretion of the Committee so long as other patrons are not adversely affected by this activity.