We are delighted to welcome guests of members to El Caballero Country Club. The Club strives to preserve our customs and traditions, as well as the integrity of our facilities. Please acquaint yourself with, and follow, these guidelines and standards of behavior.
Guests shall conduct themselves at all times in a courteous and respectful manner with due regard and consideration for the dignity, comfort and enjoyment of the Club by others. Honesty, integrity, morality and good sportsmanship are the expected standards of conduct and etiquette when using Club facilities.
Cell phones must be turned off, or on silent or vibrate mode, when on Club property. Discrete and considerate cell phone conversations are permitted in the Men’s and Women’s Locker Rooms, the pool area, all Club restrooms, the valet reception area, the parking lot and on the outer holes of the golf course provided doing so does not interfere with the play of other members of the group. Speaker phone usage is not permitted even in the cell phone approved areas.
Cell phone use is NOT permitted on any patio or walkway surrounding the Clubhouse, holes 1, 9, 10 or 18, the driving range, on the chipping or practice putting greens, or the fitness center. Cell phone calls using any type of earpiece(s) are also prohibited in these areas.
Email and texting are permissible. Retrieval of voice messages must be done only in areas approved for cell phone use.
No Tipping Policy
El Cab has a no tipping policy. Employees are compensated fairly to reflect this policy. Members and guests should not tip any employees – the only exception is for caddies.
All guests must use valet parking. The Club provides complimentary parking for members and their guests. Tipping valet staff is not permitted, as stated above.
In accordance with Los Angeles City Code, smoking is not permitted inside any of the Club’s buildings or outdoor dining patios. Cigarette and cigar trash must be disposed of properly and not left on the grounds or golf course.
Personal dress should exhibit good taste at all times and be appropriate for the activity and Club location being utilized. Country club casual or resort casual is the general style of dress expected for most areas of the Clubhouse, golf course, and golf practice areas. Exercise attire is appropriate in the fitness center, in the pool area and on the tennis courts. Exercise attire should be appropriately covered when going to and from an activity or when in the Clubhouse.
For detailed information on our dress code guidelines for all areas of the Club see below.
Clubhouse and Common Area Dress Code
Personal dress should exhibit good taste and be appropriate for the activity and Club location being utilized. Members and their guests are encouraged to think of dress code guidelines as being within the context of shared values and mutual respect.
Country club or resort casual and golf attire are the general styles of dress expected for most areas of the Clubhouse, main outdoor dining patio, golf course, and golf practice areas.
Denim for men and women is permissible if, like any other item of clothing, it is neat, clean, fitted and not worn, torn, frayed, baggy, or bleached. Exercise attire is appropriate in the Fitness Center, in the pool area and on the tennis and pickleball courts. Rubber flip-flops for men or women are appropriate only in the locker rooms or pool area.
Exercise attire should be appropriately covered when going to and from an activity or when in the Clubhouse. Zippered warm-up suits and appropriately covered exercise clothing or tennis attire that has not been soiled from play is permissible in the dining rooms until 5:30 p.m. (however there are no sweatshirts or sweatpants in the dining rooms after this time).
Men must remove their hats when in the Clubhouse. Men may wear hats in the main dining patio before 5:00 p.m. provided they are worn with the bill forward. Wearing hats backward is prohibited. Men may wear neat, collared, turtleneck or mock collared shirts, tailored slacks, Bermuda shorts no shorter than the middle of the thigh, or other pants appropriate for the hour and occasion anywhere in the Clubhouse. T-shirts, cutoffs, and baggy cargo pants are not acceptable. Men are not permitted to wear any type of open toe sandals without socks in the dining areas. Closed toes sandals for men are permitted without socks.
Women may wear dresses, collared shirts or blouses or collarless tops with or without sleeves and skirts or tailored full-length or shorter pants or slacks. Dress, skirts, and shorts should not be shorter than the middle of the thigh. Exercise gear, workout leggings, sport halter, racer-back, tube or tank type tops for women are not permitted in the Clubhouse unless worn under an appropriate cover-up, blouse, sweater, or jacket. Dressier versions of the above styles in non-sport fabrics are often found as luncheon, cocktail or dinner/dancing attire and are acceptable if in good taste and appropriate for the occasion. No bare midriffs or micro-minis at any time.
Children under the age of 10 should dress appropriately for their age and activity at the Club. Denim clothing and sweatshirts are permissible if in good taste and are not worn, torn, frayed, baggy or bleached. Shirttails must be tucked in when on the golf course or golf practice areas.
Golf Course Dress Code
All players must wear proper golf attire suitable for a country club, intended for golf on the golf course and when using any of the practice areas.
It is the responsibility of the Professional Staff on duty to determine the appropriateness of golf attire in the golf areas. Members should not confront another Member or guest.
Spikeless golf shoes or flat, rubber soled shoes are required when walking on the golf course and all practice areas. Metal spikes are not permitted.
Men should wear collared golf shirts with sleeves and tailored pants or golf shorts suitable for a country club and intended for golf, at all times on the golf course and practice areas. Mock collared golf shirts are acceptable. Hats or caps must be worn facing forward and must be removed when entering the Clubhouse.
- Men’s shirts must be worn tucked in.
- The following are not acceptable: t-shirts, workout clothing, cargo shorts/pants, football jerseys, or any type of shirt with printed slogans, drawings, or pictures. Golf shirts with tasteful logos are acceptable.
- Denim jeans, basketball or running shorts, cutoffs, athletic exercise pants, swim or tennis wear, cargo pants with baggy pockets or other type on non-traditional pants or shorts should not be worn.
Women should wear attire suitable for a country club and intended for golf.
- Tops must either have a collar and/or sleeves. Tank tops, halter tops, bare midriff apparel and tops with printed slogans or pictures are not permitted.
- Bottoms must not be denim jeans or tight-fitting workout clothing. Leggings are permitted if worn under shorts, skorts, or skirts.
Children under the age of 10 may wear clothing suitable for their age and appropriate for the golf course.
- Denim clothing and t-shirts are not permitted.
- Shirts must be worn tucked in.