Sunningdale’s dress code is intended to ensure a pleasant atmosphere in which to enjoy the Club’s facilities and services. An integral part of Sunningdale’s tradition is the expectation that members, their families, and guests always be neatly attired and presentable.
Sunningdale’s dress code establishes minimum standards that apply to Club facilities. At all times,members and their guests must be appropriately attired and in conformance with the guidelines set forth below. Courtesy and a cooperative attitude in abiding by the rules are expected by all members and guests. Prior to attending any activity at the Club, members are required to inform their guests of the dress code requirements and must ensure that their guests comply prior to their arrival.
If attire is not in compliance with the dress code, management will ask you to change.
In addition to the specific guidelines set forth below, the following general rules apply
The following arenot permitted on the Terraces, in the Clubhouse, or at the tennis or golf facilities at any time:
Hats are not permitted during dinner, or when dining indoors. Baseball caps are permitted while dining at the Club’s outdoor dining facilities, during lunch only, and must be worn in the forward position.
Shoes are always required in all locations except the Pool areas.
Exposed swimsuits are permitted only at the Pool. Members, children, and guests going between the Clubhouse locker rooms and the Pool must wear shirts or cover-ups, and shoes.
If you have any questions concerning the dress code, please contact the Club office. If you believe someone is inappropriately attired, please see the General or Assistant Manager. If they are not available, please do not address a member or guest directly, seek out a Club Officer to address the situation.
Clubhouse & Terrace Dining Dress Code
Saturday Evenings: Attire for Saturday evening dining is expected to be tasteful country club chic. Dressed up denim is permitted unless otherwise noted in the applicable event flyer. “Dressed up denim” is defined as denim that is not excessively faded and is free of rips, tears or holes.
Men’s shirts must have collars and must be tucked in, except that tailored shirts designed to be worn untucked, may be worn untucked. Turtlenecks and mock turtlenecks are permitted.
In addition to the general prohibitions listed above, the following are also prohibited on Saturday evenings:
Micro-mini skirts or midriff-baring tops
All Other Times: Unless specifically noted below or for a particular event, the following are permitted in Club dining areas:
Dressed up denim
Modest length shorts
Men’s non-collared shirts and unadorned t-shirts (for lunch and Sunday night dinner only)
Unsoiled golf and tennis attire, including golf or tennis footwear (for Saturday evenings permitted only in the bar area and before 7pm)
Athletic sneakers (for lunch only)
Men and boys 12 and over must wear collared shirts for dinner (other than Sunday nights).
Men’s shirts must be tucked in, except that tailored shirts designed to be worn untucked may be worn untucked.
Children under 12 are permitted to wear sneakers, untucked shirts or neat t-shirts (or unsoiled sports uniforms at lunch only) but must otherwise observe the same dress code as defined above.
Golf Dress Code
Attire on the golf course should be neat in appearance and of style and design acceptable as golf attire. These rules apply to all golfers in any area of the golf facilities, including the practice putting green and other practice areas.
Only golf shoes (either spike-less or with non-metal spikes) deemed proper by the Green Committee are allowed. No metal spikes may be worn on the golf course. Sneakers without cleats are allowed; running shoes and hiking boots are not permitted.
No tennis or coaching apparel, jeans or jean style pants, cargo shorts, cut-offs, running shorts, or tank tops are allowed.
Men’s Golf Attire:
Long pants or modest-length shorts are permitted. Short shorts are prohibited.
Men’s shirts must have collars and be tucked in. Turtlenecks and mock turtlenecks are permitted.
Women’s Golf Attire:
Long pants, shorts of appropriate length, skirts, skorts or golf dresses are permitted. Short shorts are prohibited. Leggings cannot be worn alone; they must be worn with a skirt, skort or dress.
Women’s shirts without collars are allowed to be worn so long as designed specifically for golf.
Children must observe the same dress code when they are in any area of the golf facilities, including the practice putting green and other practice areas.
Tennis Dress Code
All tennis players must wear tennis attire that is predominantly white. Modest color trim or design is acceptable.
Shirts without collars are allowed if they are designed specifically for tennis.
Warm-ups of any color are acceptable. Leggings cannot be worn alone; they must be worn with a skirt, short or dress. Appropriate tennis sneakers must always be worn on the tennis courts.
Pool Dress Code
Swimsuits, beachwear, cover-ups, beach or rubber flip flops, and other swim or water shoes are permitted in all Pool areas, including Pool dining facilities.
All bathing suits and bikinis must be full-coverage. Thongs or thong-like bathing suits and bikinis are not permitted. Anyone going between the Clubhouse, locker rooms and the pool must wear shirts or cover-ups, and shoes.
Anyone walking from the Clubhouse to the pool area must walk around the front of the Clubhouse through the parking lot, rather than on the West Terrace or West Terrace lawn.