Dress Code

  
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UPDATED Credit Valley Golf and Country Club Dress Code – March 2018
 
The Credit Valley Golf and Country Club combines a rich tradition with a progressive atmosphere that recognizes the contemporary lifestyle of our members. Tasteful and respectful attire is expected in all public areas of the club. As a courtesy to each other, we ask members and their guests to follow the guidelines below.
 
We also ask members to please forward a copy of the Dress Code to their guest(s) prior to their arrival at the Club to help eliminate any potential dress code issues.
 
Please note: the Club’s dress code WILL NOT APPLY to the following areas, to allow members and/or guests to arrive at the Club and to get to and from their planned activity comfortably:

  • The main parking area
  • The walkway to and from the main parking area
  • The Members’ entrance vestibule and hallway
  • The lower hallways of the Clubhouse
  • The locker room areas and locker room lounges           
Golf Facilities Dress Code
Golf Facilities include the golf course and all outdoor practice areas. Golf attire must be worn in these areas. Golf attire OR athletic wear may be worn in the winter indoor golf facility. Junior golfers of all ages are expected to follow the guidelines below.
 
Golf Attire Men
  • Golf shirts with collars, turtlenecks, mock necks or blade collars are acceptable.
  • All Golf attire must be worn tucked in.
  • Golf shorts must be Bermuda style (just above the knee).
  • Pants (regular or capri) must be hemmed.
  • Footwear must be golf specific footwear with soft spikes.
  • If socks are worn, they must be ankle socks or sockettes.
  • Hats and visors must be worn with the peak forwards.
Golf Attire Women
  • Golf shirts must have a collar OR sleeves OR both.
  • Racerback golf shirts with collars are acceptable.
  • Golf shirts or blouses may be worn not tucked in, if banded.
  • Shorts, skirts and skorts must be hemmed. The length of golf shorts, skirts or skorts is expected to be of reasonable length, not more than six inches above mid-knee and not to exceed mid-thigh.
  • Dresses for golf are permitted if they are reasonable in length.
  • Pants (regular or capri) must be hemmed.
  • Leggings are permitted as a layer under shorts, skirts or skorts.
  • Footwear must be golf specific footwear with soft spikes.
  • If socks are worn, they must be ankle socks or sockettes.
  • Hats and visors must be worn with the peak forwards.
UNACCEPTABLE GOLF ATTIRE (MEN & LADIES)
Athletic shorts falling below the knee, cropped tops, cargo pants or shorts with outside expandable pockets, cut-offs, short-shorts, tennis shorts or skirts, team shirts or sweaters, tank tops, shirts and sweaters with non-golf slogans, fleece or knit jogging suits, rugby pants, sweat suits, swimsuits and denim of any style are not permitted.
 
Upper Clubhouse Dining Areas (Valley Grill, Valley Grill Lounge, Upper Level Patios, Halfway House and Ballroom Member Functions)
  • Tasteful and respectful attire is permitted, including Golf attire as noted for both men and ladies.
  • Dress shirts and golf shirts may be untucked if designed to be worn untucked.
  • Ladies may wear hats, men may not (except on outside patios).
  • Open toed shoes/sandals are permitted in all areas for ladies. For men, open-toed shoes are acceptable in the Members’ Lounge and on member patios.
  • Denim is acceptable; however, it must be neat and presentable with a tailored fit and finish, and may not be ripped, frayed, faded, tattered or distressed. This includes denim skirts and dresses.
  • Ladies attending the club for non-golf activities are permitted to wear tops without collars or sleeves (summer dresses as an example). Dresses specific for golf are permitted.
  • Leggings are permitted as a layer under shorts, skirts or long tunic tops but are not permitted on their own without cover.
UNACCEPTABLE
Athletic shorts falling below the knee, cropped tops, cargo shorts or pants with outside expandable pockets, T-shirts, cut-offs, short-shorts, tennis shorts or skirts, team shirts or sweaters, tank tops, shirts and sweaters with non-golf slogans, fleece or knit jogging suits, rugby pants, sweat suits, swimsuits and headgear worn backwards are not permitted.
 
Use of the Swimming Pool
 
Proper swimming attire including robe or cover up and footwear is required for members and guests going to and from the pool area at all times.
 
Logos
Clothing with the CVGCC logo or name, or clothing with the logo or name of any other golf club, is permissible. Designer clothing logos or names are also permitted, as are logos or names of golf equipment manufacturers. Corporate logos are acceptable; however, they must be minimalist in nature and tastefully presented on hats or clothing. Logos, slogans, numbers or illustrations on apparel that are not golf related are unacceptable. Large full frontal logos apart from golf specific logos are unacceptable.
 
Children
All Junior and Pre-Junior golfing categories must comply with the dress regulations as outlined above. All children must be appropriately dressed when attending the Club. It is understood that children’s clothing can vary from adults; therefore, some leeway will be permitted to young children, provided their attire is in good taste.
 
Special Occasions and Club Holiday Functions
If a published event specifies a dress requirement, this attire must be adhered to by all members and their guests. The dress code may be adjusted or relaxed for special theme nights. Adjustments will be clearly posted and will be applicable to the specific event only. The Club reserves the right to restrict denim or have any other specific dress code requirements for special events as communicated to the membership in advance.