Dress Code


Men’s Golf

Shirts with collars and sleeves, slacks, golf shorts or walking shorts are considered appropriate golf attire. Short and long sleeve mock turtlenecks are permissible. Golf shirts must be tucked in, except that banded bottom shirts are permitted.

Women's Golf

Dresses, skirts, slacks, golf shorts, mid length shorts and shirts with collars or sleeves are considered appropriate attire.

Denim garments are not acceptable for either men or women.


Soft spikes only. Appropriate golf shoes or approved soft-soled shoes without heels are required on the golf course and practice areas. The Golf Professional staff must approve all other shoes.


Proper tennis attire is required at all times on the courts. No restrictions on colors, however, cutoffs, Bermuda’s, jams, bathing suits, gym shorts, denim fabrics, running shorts, and sleeveless men’s shirts are not permitted. Regulation smooth soled, clay court shoes are required.


Members' Lounge

Casual permitted.

Garden Room & Laurel Room Dining

Casual permitted Sunday through Saturday; Smart Casual or Country Club Attire required for Saturday Dinner.

Special Events

As specified in the event announcement, except that all Holiday Brunches and Dinners will require Country Club Attire. Management has discretion to specify appropriate standards for all club special events.

  • Standards
    • Casual

      Golf attire and tennis attire as specified in the golf and tennis sections.


      Slacks, collared shirts and mid length shorts. Collarless shirts such as mock turtlenecks are acceptable. Shirts should always be tucked in with the exception of full front button shirts which may be worn untucked.


      Pants, mid length shorts, skirts with appropriate tops, and dresses.

      Men & Women

      Denim is permitted inclusive of pants, skirts, and shirts. The underlying concern is not about the fabric or color, but the appearance. Sagging wrinkled “blue jeans” or high fashion frayed jeans with holes and ragged edges are not acceptable. Tasteful, clean and properly fitted denims are.

      Smart Casual

      Similar to Casual except that golf and tennis attire and denim garments are not permitted.

      Country Club Attire


      Sport coats are recommended, but not required with collared or mock turtleneck shirts and slacks.


      Dresses, skirts, business suits, pants suits, and dress slacks with appropriate tops.

      Denim garments are not permitted for either men or women.

      Not acceptable at any time

      Tank tops, athletic shorts, sweat pants, bare feet, flip flops, industrial uniforms including hospital scrubs. Gentlemen must remove hats in the Clubhouse.

Thank you for your cooperation.

  • Laurel Oak Country Club
  • 2700 Gary Player Blvd.
  • Sarasota, FL 34240
  • (941) 378-3608
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