Dress Code & Etiquette

The Grange Golf Club requires a respectable standard of dress consistent with a prestige private golf club.

Members are responsible for ensuring their guests adhere to our dress code. The Grange reserves the right to refuse admission to any person, who in the opinion of an employee or agent of the club, is deemed to be inappropriately attired.

We thank you in advance for your co-operation.

Dress Standards

Acceptable golf course dress standard


  • Collared or Mock Collared shirt TUCKED in at all times
  • Dress shorts or pants
  • Sport socks to be predominantly white. Sockettes/ankle socks to be white or matching the predominant colour of the golfers outfit


  • Golf dresses, polo or sleeveless shirts allowed
  • Shorts, skorts, skirts & trousers acceptable

Members their guests MAY NOT at any time wear:

  • Cargo shorts / trousers, jeans, tracksuits, or other casual wear not designed for golf
  • Motifs larger than pocket size
  • Gym attire
  • Business socks

Acceptable clubhouse dress standard

  • We ask that members and their guests dress in smart casual attire
  • Dress sandals and Boat Shoes are permitted

Members and their guests MAY NOT at any time wear:

  • Thongs or scuffs
  • Tracksuits
  • Shorts or trousers with an elastic waistband (males only)
  • Hats of any description
  • Ripped, frayed or torn jeans (including designer)
  • Singlets
  • Gym attire


Prior to Play

  • Arrive at least fifteen minutes early to check-in at the Golf Shop.
  • If you cannot meet your tee-time booking please contact the Golf Shop to cancel.
  • Subject to other cancellations, you may be asked to change playing groups.
  • Collect a sand bucket from areas adjacent to the Golfer’s Terrace.
  • Be ready to play when it is your time to tee off.

On the Tee

  • Mark your ball so that you can identify it.
  • Hit ONLY when golfers ahead of you are out of range.
  • Stand 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.
  • Sand your divot.

The Fairway

  • Walk directly to your ball unless you reach someone else’s ball first.
  • Place your bag or cart near you when hitting.
  • Take no more than one practice swing.
  • Player furthest from the hole usually plays first, but golfers out of range of the group in front can play first, if ready.
  • Sand your divot, and others you may see whilst walking the fairways.
  • Walk briskly between shots and be ready to play when it is 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.
  • Adhere to motorised cart rules at all times.

On the Green

  • Place your bag or cart between the green and the next tee.
  • Take all clubs that you may need.
  • Repair your own ball marks and others.
  • 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.
  • Mark your ball if it is in the path of another player’s ball.
  • Record all scores on the next tee.

Player Code of Conduct

The Golf Australia Code of Conduct, together with other requirements of players as specified by tournament conditions, local rules and regulations of the club, shall apply in all golf competitions conducted or promoted by The Grange Golf Club

Code of Conduct

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