Dress Code

The Country Club of Fairfax Dress Code & Etiquette contributes to the tradition and decorum of our Club and applies to the entire property. Members are responsible for insuring that their family and guests adhere to our dress code policies. Guests should be advised of our dress code policies before arrival at the Club, and cleanliness and neatness are expected when enjoying any facility at the Club.


The dress code for the Country Club of Fairfax is “Smart Casual.” As defined for Gentlemen and boys, dress and khaki slacks and Bermuda shorts, blue jeans, shirts with collars, mock turtlenecks, sweaters, dress shoes, loafers, and sneakers. Men’s and boys’ shirts must be buttoned and tucked in. With the exception of the Men’s Locker Room Grill, men and boys shall remove golf hats and caps when they are inside the Clubhouse. Women and girls are asked to adhere to a similar standard of dress.   Members are asked to err on the side of business casual when in doubt.

For dress standards of each of the Club's restaurants, please visit the Dining web page.


Patio dining will allow tennis attire after 5:00pm; men may wear hats and children may wear flip flops. Members are asked to exercise discretion and help the Club maintain standards of decorum.

Golf Dress Code

Men must wear collared shirts. Mock turtlenecks and turtlenecks are acceptable. Shirts must be tucked in unless the shirt is banded. Women may wear shirts without collars or sleeves; however, the neckline must be round, crew, mock-turtle, boat neck or V-shaped. No scooped or plunging necklines, spaghetti or thin straps or tube tops are permitted. Women’s shirts must be tucked in unless the shirt is banded, or if it is designed to fit snuggly on the outside of shorts or slacks (the shirt’s hem must be even in length-front and back). Shirts with long tails are to be tucked in. Bare midriffs or over-sized shirts are not permitted. Men and women may wear shorts or slacks. Women’s shorts, skorts, or skirts should be mid-thigh or longer. Men’s shorts should be Bermuda length. No short-shorts are permitted. Jogging, tennis, gym, jeans and denim shorts or slacks are also prohibited. Shoes shall be suitable for the golf course and may not have turf-penetrating metal spikes.

These rules apply to golfers of all ages. Members are responsible for making certain their guests and dependents do not appear on the golf course or any of the practice areas in attire that does not meet the golf dress code.

Tennis Dress Code

All players must wear clothing manufactured for tennis. Flat or herringbone soled tennis shoes designated for clay court play is mandatory. Shoes with heels or protrusions of any type, including basketball, cross training or running shoes are prohibited. Collared shirts for adults are preferred and shirts must be worn at all times. Jeans, cut-offs, bathing suits, gym shorts, undershirts, halters and midriffs are strictly prohibited.

Fitness Center Dress Code

Presentable and modest fitness attire is required. Shirts and rubber-soled sneakers must be worn at all times. Sandals, golf spikes and swimwear are strictly prohibited.