Dress Code

A reasonable standard of dress is expected at all times, both on the course and in the club house.
On the Course
– Members, guests and visitors are expected to be suitably dressed, in recognised golf attire, at all times when playing golf and golf shoes must be worn.
– Tailored shorts of an appropriate good length (preferably of knee length), – not football or leisure shorts, may be worn with appropriate sports socks.
– Denim clothing, sports/leisure suits, collarless/sleeveless shirts/vests and training shoes are considered inappropriate and shall not be worn on the course.

– Any member, guest or visitor who fails to meet the standard of dress required may be asked to leave the course by any Official of the Club, Council member, the Professional or the Head Greenkeeper.
– Children under 8 years of age are not permitted on the course.
In the Club House
– Members, guests, visitors and staff are expected to wear clean, neat and appropriate attire when on the Club premises. Jeans, tee shirts and trainers may be worn in the Clubhouse but must be of a reasonable standard.
– The wearing of sports/leisure suits, collarless/sleeveless ‘T’ shirts/vests is not permitted in the main lounge.
– Smart casual dress is required for all social occasions unless stated in the promotional material.
– For all FORMAL OCCASIONS gentlemen are required to wear jacket and tie and ladies the appropriate attire in the main lounge after 7.30 pm. (Formal occasions include the presentations of the Captain’s and President’s prizes, the Christmas Social and the New Year’s Eve Social).
– The dress of children under 8 years of age is at the discretion of their accompanying parent/guardian who will be expected to exercise commonsense in maintaining a good standard of dress.
– Any member, guest or visitor who fails to meet the standard of dress required may be asked to change or leave the Club premises.
– The use of mobile telephones is not allowed on the course or in the social areas of the Clubhouse.

Policy on the use of Buggies on the Course

  • Any member or visitor will only be allowed to use a buggy on the course if they are registered disabled or have a medical certificate from their GP.
  • Any member or visitor must obtain the written permission of the Honorary Secretary to use a motorised buggy on the course at Barrow Golf Club.
  • The use of the buggy must be covered by insurance against all third party claims for loss or injury to a minimum value of £500,000.
  • The buggy must only be used in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations.
  • Barrow Golf Club reserves the right to prohibit the use of buggies for whatever reason it may deem appropriate including inclement weather, frost or during periods of reconstruction, maintenance or repair.
  • A member / visitor will use their buggy entirely at their own risk and undertakes not to pursue any claims for compensation of whatever nature arising from the use of their buggy.