Proper Golf Attire Is Good For The Golf Course Establishment
Most golf courses have made rules and regulations about proper dress attire. If you feel comfortable playing golf in shorts and a t-shirt, make sure you call ahead and check the dress code rules. Not all golf courses have a dress code, but the majority does.
If you’re on the way to the golf course and your buddy is reading this article from your laptop, you do not have to turn around if you’re wearing your favorite tee shirt and bathing suit. The vast majority of golf courses have a pro shop to upgrade your dress attire. Now if you elected to leave your wallet at home and only bring your license, find a safe place to turn around.
Stepping up to the tee box with your best-cut offs and favorite t-shirt is pretty unusual these days. That type of golf wear only looks good on the beach according to a lot of golf courses. Years ago golf courses did not frown upon improper dress attire, because of the lack of golfers. We all know how things have changed dramatically over the years.
There is a good reason for mandatory golf wears, such as a collar shirt, shoes and socks. In order to keep other members from taking the high road and going elsewhere, golf courses have made changes over the years to keep golfers and dedicated members, and or potential new members to come back to play their golf course.
The golf course is running a business function. In order to set a good impression, both the golf course and members must look good to attract other members to their establishment. Therefore there is a dress code in place at most golf courses. The golf course establishment wants you to feel good and look like a pro. It helps keep existing cliental and attracts other golfers to come back to their golf establishment. After all, if your girlfriend’s parents invited you to one of their business functions. Would you show up wearing cut offs and a t-shirt?