Guest Information

Guest Information

Guest may utilize the golf course, club house, tennis courts and swimming pool with the accompaniment of a member. Please contact Adrienne Simpson at 408-724-4310 if you are interested in becoming a member at Almaden Country Club.

Golf Course & Practice Facility Dress Code


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Members, their spouses, children and guests, must adhere to the following approved dress code.  Each member is responsible for informing his or her family members and guest(s) of the dress code.  No one will be allowed use of the country club facilities unless properly attired.  Rules will be enforced by Almaden Golf and Country Club management team and the Board of Directors. No one will be allowed in or on the club facilities without approved and proper attire, including footwear. The Board of Directors has adopted the following rules for use of Almaden Golf and Country Club facilities:

Clubhouse Facilities:
Acceptable country club casual attire is appropriate for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Gentlemen, ladies and children of walking age shall dress in a fashion compatible with the appropriate location.  

Member dining room and member bar includes the patios directly outside each room.

Acceptable attire for men includes shirts with sleeves and collars, mock-turtlenecks and slacks, golf shorts including Bermuda or cargo style (mid-thigh). Shirts must be tucked in at all times with the exception of button down tropical dress shirts that are meant to be worn outside of trousers.
Proper shoes must be worn while in the clubhouse, these include soft-spiked golf shoes where permitted, athletic shoes, dress shoes or sandals. Shower shoes are allowed only in the locker rooms.
Acceptable attire for women includes blouses with slacks, skirts, dresses, golf clothing and golf shorts (mid-thigh).  Acceptable footwear is street shoes, sandals and soft-spiked golf shoes where permitted.
Hats must be worn as designed and persons wearing caps shall keep the bill forward. All members and guests shall remove their caps, visors or other sports headgear when in the member dining room, member bar, board room, ballroom, or wine room.  Ladies’ fashion hats are acceptable throughout the clubhouse.

Those utilizing the men’s and ladies’ lounges must be dressed to clubhouse standards.
Clean un-faded denim attire is permitted in the clubhouse.

Tennis clothing as defined in section 3 below is acceptable when walking between the tennis courts and locker rooms.  

Fitness and workout clothing as defined in section 5 below is acceptable when walking between fitness room and locker rooms.  

Unacceptable attire includes the following: cut-offs, gym, jogging or short-shorts, bathing suits, body suits, tank and halter tops, T-shirts or those with designs or sayings, cropped tops, tube tops, bra type tops.  Apparel that is frayed, cut or stained is prohibited.

Golf Course & Practice areas:
Acceptable attire for men includes shirts with sleeves and collars, golf styled turtleneck or mock-turtleneck and golf slacks, knickers, golf shorts including Bermuda or cargo style (mid-thigh length). Shirts must be tucked in at all times.

Acceptable attire for women includes collared or crew shirt, with or without sleeves, golf styled turtleneck or mock turtleneck and slacks, skirts, skorts, culottes and golf shorts (all mid-thigh length).  
Proper shoes must be worn while on the golf course, these include soft-spiked golf shoes or athletic shoes.  Metal spiked golf shoes or casual shoes are not permitted on the golf course or practice areas.  
Hats must be worn as designed and persons wearing caps shall keep the bill forward. Men’s and Ladies’ fashion hats are acceptable throughout the golf course.
Unacceptable attire includes the following: cut-offs, gym, jogging or short-shorts, bathing suits, body suits, tank and halter tops, T-shirts or those with designs or sayings, cropped tops, tube tops, bra type tops, exercise clothing such as athletic shorts, sweat suits, yoga pants or denim of any kind.  Apparel that is frayed, cut or stained is prohibited.

 3.  Tennis:
Proper tennis attire is required on the courts. Colors are permitted. Fishnet tops, cut-offs, blue jeans or denim of any type, jams or cargo shorts and swim suits are not permitted at any time.  
Regulation tennis shoes or appropriate athletic shoes are required.  Shoes with black or other colored soles that could mark the tennis courts are prohibited.
   Tennis players should adhere to clubhouse standards when utilizing the clubhouse facility.
4.  Swimming Facilities:
All swimmers must wear bona fide swimming attire. Cut-offs, dungarees and Bermuda or cargo shorts are not considered appropriate swimwear.
Swimmers in bathing suits will be allowed only in the vicinity of the pool, and not in clubhouse, walkways, golf course, tennis courts, turn cafe, or golf shop. A shirt, warm-up suit or bathing suit ‘cover-up’ must be worn when coming or going between the swimming pool and locker rooms of the country club or the parking lot.  
Toddlers wearing swim or any other form of diapers are only permitted in the baby pool.
Golf, tennis, workout attire as well as denim are permitted at the swimming facilities.
5. Fitness Facilities:
Appropriate exercise clothing includes shorts, workout t-shirts, yoga pants/sweat suits and closed-toe athletic shoes. Upper-body garments must be worn at all times.
Sandals or other loose fitting shoes are prohibited. No swimsuits, cut-offs, undershirts, muscle shirts or denim is allowed in fitness area.

Sleeveless shirts and tank tops must be covered when walking between fitness room and locker rooms.
Note: If an item is not listed as acceptable attire for Almaden Golf and Country Club facilities, it is suggested that clarification be obtained from management team prior to wearing an item in question. The Board of Directors may modify or relax the dress code for specific special functions.