At Rochdale Golf Club we accept Golf Societies on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. (Subject to course availability).

Discounts on the usual green fees are offered to larger parties, price on application.


Society Organisers are asked to note the following:


1.      A £100.00 deposit is required at the time of booking in order to secure tee times. This deposit is non-refundable unless cancellation is due to course closure.


2.      Visitors will not be permitted to play in Members Only time.


3.      Visitors should be competent golfers and adhere to the Clubhouse/Course rules and dress code.  Please Scroll Down for further details.


4.      Shotgun starts will not be permitted.


5.      Two-seater ride on buggies are available to hire for £25.00 per round or £35.00 for full day hire. To avoid disappointment on the day we advise you to book these in advance.


6.      Nearest the pin or longest drive markers can be arranged for your visit. Please advise the Pro Shop on the day if these are required.




The Council reserves the right to amend any of the above-mentioned conditions without prior notice.

If you wish to book a Society Day or would like more information, please contact the Club Office on 01706 643818 (option 2) or email


Rochdale Golf Club Ltd

Established 1888


Visitors are expected to follow the strict dress code applied to the club. The code has been devised in keeping with the traditions of the game of golf. Whilst the club recognises the ever changes trends in both ladies and gentlemen attire, set out below are simple guidelines on dress that is both acceptable on the course and in the clubhouse. There is also a list of clothing that is not approved anywhere within the confines of the club.

All clothing worn on the course and in the clubhouse must be tasteful, clean and tidy at all times. It must not be wet, muddy or stained. Dirty work gear is not permitted.

All visitors should be fully aware of the dress code for the club.

The following is acceptable dress code and we would appreciate your support in maintaining the following standards.

The club recognises the ever-changing trends in ladies’ and gentlemen’s attire, and set out below, are simple guidelines on dress that is acceptable (and not so) on the course and in the clubhouse.


All clothing worn on the course and in the clubhouse (first floor) must be tasteful, clean and tidy at all times.  It must not be wet, muddy or stained.  Dirty work gear is not permitted.







Any recognised golf wear specifically made for playing golf.




Must have a collar.  Shirts with roll or turtleneck design are acceptable.


In addition, for ladies

Golf shirts or tops must have either sleeve or a collar. Short tops can be worn untucked but long tops must be tucked in.


Shirts with large logos, football, rugby, beach wear, tracksuits/shell-suits, T-Shirts or similar attire not designed for golf.


Shirts which are not tucked in to trousers or shorts.



Coloured trousers, skirts, shorts that are ‘jeans’ style in design.


In addition, for ladies

Cropped trousers must be tailored.



Paramilitary style combat/cargo style trousers.


Trousers tucked into socks.


Any clothing made of blue denim.




Tailored knee length shorts with similar coloured knee length sport socks or white ankle sports socks or sockettes.


In addition, for ladies

Shorts must be tailored, be a reasonable

length and worn with sports socks or



Paramilitary style combat/cargo style shorts.











Must be designed specifically for the game of golf. 


In addition, for juniors:

by exception, junior golfers up to and including the age of 16 may wear trainers to play golf.



(see Footwear – In addition, for juniors)







Baseball hats, caps, hats or visors.



Any hat or visor worn the incorrect way around



In addition, for juniors:

Boys: Sports clothing; smart track suits; smart tee shirts


Girls: Leggings, glittery shorts; shorts that are jeans style in design; smart track suits and smart tee shirts.










Only clean, dry, smart casual dress may be worn in the clubhouse.


“Jacket and Ties” may be specified on designated occasions.  In this context Jerkins and cardigans are not acceptable as jackets.



Outdoor wear such as baseball hats, caps, hats or visors, overcoats, raincoats and golf waterproofs, in the bar/restaurant areas.


Rugby/ Football/ T-Shirts.

Tracksuits/ shell-suits.

Shirts with holes/tears in them.



Clean, dry footwear to include modern casual shoes, sandals, loafers, deck shoes and smart trainers, spikeless golf shoes.   Sandals may be worn without socks.


Golf shoes with any kind of screw in spikes/ studs &/or which are dirty or wet.




Denim style coloured trousers, jeans skirts, shorts.



Any type of combat/cargo style shorts and trousers.  Frayed or torn Jeans.



Mobile phones 

Mobile phones must not be used in the clubhouse, other than in designated areas, or on the course, other than an emergency. 

It is acceptable to bring mobile phones into the clubhouse but they must be kept discreetly hidden away and on silent mode. It is acceptable to receive a vibrated call but this must be answered outside the bar, restaurant area and balconies and the call kept to a minimum. If the call is likely to be lengthy then please go downstairs where it is permitted to make a call. This policy will be monitored and if abused the concession will be withdrawn.


Smoking is not permitted in any area of the clubhouse 

Persons not meeting the dress code will be advised that the standard is not acceptable and may be asked to change or leave the course. Persistent violations of the dress code will result in the member being asked to explain his reasons to the council. The council will then decide the appropriate action. 


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