NEW TO GOLF

NEW TO GOLF FAQ

1. How do I get started?

Why play golf? Because it’s fun! We are thrilled that you are considering playing. There is no better place to play than Wilmington Country Club, and there are several great ways to get involved. Whether joining an instructional event, a social event on the course, or just playing a few holes with some friends, there are many ways to make the game fit your needs. The easiest way to get started is to stop by the Golf Shop and speak to a member of the Professional Staff. That way we can chat about what will work best for you. Know that you are welcome. You can also send an email to Michael Shank, Director of Golf, at mshank@wilmingtoncc.com.

2. Where is everything located?

The Golf Shop is located between the Pool and the Pub. Once in the Golf Shop a member of the Professional Staff would be happy to show you the location of all golf facilities. Call ahead to schedule a full tour, (302) 655-6022, or simply stop by. Wilmington has two 18-hole golf courses, a double-ended practice range with three indoor/outdoor hitting bays, seven putting greens, two wedge practice ranges and a golf simulator. We hope that you take advantage of all the wonderful facilities.

3. Do I need golf clubs?

Not at all! Members always have complimentary access to borrow the latest in golf club technology with a full trial set or demo clubs. Once you have decided to play a bit more the Professional Staff can assist you in finding the right set of clubs for you. We offer club fittings at no charge and sell golf clubs for the minimum MAP price. Club fittings may be scheduled just like a lesson using the Foretees app or calling the Golf Shop, (302) 655-6022.

4. What should I wear?

The Golf Shop is filled with apparel and Golf Shop Manager Lori Donatello is always available to assist in putting together some great fashion for the course. Please see below for our official dress code: Golfers are required to observe good taste and dress appropriately when using the golf facilities. Clothing should be clean and fit properly. Items of clothing such as: blue jeans/dungarees, “ short ” shorts, mini-skirts, cut-offs, running shorts, tennis outfits, flip flops, bathing suits, health shirts, tank tops, bare midriff tops, sweat shirts, fitness attire, no tops, bare feet and excessively baggy or ripped clothing are not considered appropriate. Men ’ s shirts must have a collar. Ladies ’ col larless shirts must have sleeves to avoid similarity to tank tops. Shirt should be worn tucked in with the exception of a style that is designed to be worn out. Shorts for men and shorts, skirts/skorts for women should be approximatel y “B ermuda lengt h” . The Golf Shop merchandise may be used as a guideline for what is appropriate attire.

Have a question about the dress code? Please ask, we are happy to assist.

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