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Watchung Valley Golf Club
Guest Information

Dress Code

The dress code applies to all members and guests using the Club.

1. GOLF COURSE, PRACTICE RANGE, PUTTING/CHIPPING GREENS Golfers must dress consistently with the tradition of the game. The following are permitted on the golf course, practice range and putting/chipping greens:

a. Golf-style pullovers, jackets, rain gear, slacks, and appropriate length Bermuda shorts.

b. Soft spikes or spikeless golf shoes. Metal spikes are prohibited.

c. Hats with the bill forward.

d. Men shall have a tucked-in collared or no space mock neck shirt.

e. Women shall have either collared or mock neck sleeved shirts. Women may replace slacks or Bermuda shorts with “skorts” or capris.

The following list of clothing is unacceptable on the golf course, practice range and putting/chipping greens: tee shirts (novelty or otherwise), denim/jeans, undershirts, athletic sweat-suits/warm-ups, cutoffs, cargo shorts, running shorts, short shorts, tennis attire, swimming attire, halter tops, fishnet tops, tank tops, bare midriffs, jeans or denim material of any style or color.

Clubhouse

The following are permitted in the clubhouse:

a. Golf-style pullovers, jackets, rain gear, slacks, and appropriate length Bermuda shorts.

b. Denim/jeans which are neat, clean and not frayed are acceptable in the clubhouse.

c. Men shall have a tucked-in collared or mock neck shirt.

d. Women shall have either collared, mock neck or sleeved shirt. Women may replace slacks or shorts with skorts, capris, dresses, or sun back dresses.

The following list of clothing is unacceptable: Tee shirts (novelty or otherwise), undershirts, athletic sweat-suits/warm-ups, cutoffs, cargo shorts, running shorts, short shorts, tennis attire, swimming attire, halter tops, bare midriffs, fishnet tops, tank tops, and frayed or unclean denim.

e. Men shall remove hats in the building.

3. This dress code is not intended as an exhaustive list and the Club retains the final authority in determining the appropriateness of dress. The Club reserves the right to deny entry or service to members and guests who are not dressed appropriately.

Pace of Play

1. Slow play is one of the biggest problems facing the game of golf and can ruin the experience at this or any club. Therefore, the golf professional and caddie master monitor play and have the authority to adjust a player’s position on the course at their discretion for slow play.

2. Pace of Play Expectations. The golf professional and caddie master will enforce the following pace of play standards on the course: - Weekends before 7 a.m.*: 3 hours (in twosomes) - Weekends before 8 a.m.: 3 ½ hours - Weekends after 8 a.m.: 4 hours - Weekdays at all times: 4 hours

3. All members regardless of age or gender are required to meet the above-listed maximum pace of play requirements. Failure to do so may result in restrictions being placed on a member’s tee time privileges. If the pace of play at a given time is too fast for a member to enjoy the round, the Club encourages the member to sign up for a later tee time so as to avoid holding up the field.

4. Without exception, slower groups must allow faster groups to play through. From time to time, the Club may adopt specific slow play rules which shall control the conduct of members on the golf course with regard to slow play. *On some tournament days, the Club may make available several tee times prior to 7 a.m. to accommodate persons not playing in the tournament. Play in such groups will be limited to twosomes