Golf was originally developed as a “gentleman’s” game, and as such golf clothing reflects the civilized rules of this gentleman’s game. Each golf course may have its own rules and regulations regarding appropriate golf attire, so it’s always best to check first.
In most cases, however, golfers and caddies usually abide by an industry standard that includes slacks, a collared shirt and golf shoes for men, and slacks or knee-length skirt or shorts, collared shirt and golf shoes for women. At virtually all courses, prohibited items of attire include short-shorts, swimwear, denim of any type, t-shirts and tank tops.
Did you know…
In the 1800 and early 1900s, tartan patterns were the style of the day on the course! Even in the 1970s tartan was held in high esteem (think Caddyshack…)