Presidents Cup 2024

Guest Information

Dress Regulations

At The Royal Montreal Golf Club, we take pride in maintaining a high standard of etiquette and professionalism. One aspect that contributes to the overall atmosphere and experience is our dress code policy.

This policy is designed to ensure that all Members and guests present themselves in a manner that reflects the values and traditions of our Club. We ask that our guests adhere to the following guidelines to maintain a cohesive and respectful environment.

Golf Attire: Gentlemen and Junior Boys

• Golf shirts with a collar, turtlenecks or mock necks. Shirts must always be tucked in.
• Golf shorts may be worn, but cargo-style shorts are not permitted.
• Socks may be worn with a maximum cuff of ¾ inch, no higher than the ankle bone, or may be knee socks with a turned-down cuff. Socks are optional in the Clubhouse.
• Golf shoes are required to have soft spikes.
• Sandals or flip-flops are not permitted.
• Golf caps must be worn in a forward position and removed when inside the Clubhouse, except in the Locker Room.

Golf Attire: Ladies and Junior Girls

• All shirts must have a conventional collar, mandarin collar, turtleneck, or mock neck with a minimum collar height of 1 inch.
• Sleeveless golf shirts should always cover the shoulders. Cut-away shoulders or racer-back golf shirts are not permitted.
• Tee shirts, tank tops, halter tops, crop tops, or any kind of workout attire is not permitted.
• Golf skirts, golf dresses, and tailored golf shorts are required to have a minimum length of mid-thigh. Golf pants and capris should be tailored. Leggings, jogging pants, or spandex are not permitted, even under golf skirts
• Golf shoes are required to have soft spikes.
• Flip-flops are not permitted.
• Golf caps, visors, and hats must be worn in a forward position and removed when inside the Clubhouse, except in the Locker Room.
• Midriff-baring clothing, of any kind, is strictly prohibited.

Please note that it is strictly prohibited to wear the following items:

• Denim clothing of any kind of cut or color
• Sweat suits or hoodies
• Attire with non-golf-branded insignia, inappropriate messaging, or commercial logos

Attire in Other Areas

Formal Dining Areas – Main Dining Room and Library

After 5:00 p.m., all gentlemen, including those of intermediate and junior age, must wear a jacket, tie, and tailored trousers unless otherwise noted. Ladies should dress to a similar level of formality.

Swimming Pool

Casual clothing suitable for an outdoor pool area is allowed; however, the following are not permitted:
• Any denim clothing
• Cargo pants or cargo shorts (outside external pockets)
• Overly revealing swimsuits or clothing, for Gentlemen or Ladies, are not encouraged

Additional Definitions and Examples

Smart Casual Men: Tailored or 5-pocket trousers (no denim or rivets), collared knit or woven shirt with or without a sport coat, blazer or necktie. Seasonal fabrics and attire. Closed leather shoes, with or without socks. Dress should be polished, yet relaxed.

Smart Casual Women: Well-dressed in a relaxed style. No leggings unless covered by a mid-thigh dressy top. Dressy or semi-casual dresses and tasteful sundresses which are not overly revealing. Dress should always be neat, fashionable, conventional, elegant, and professional in style. Off-the-shoulder or cutaway styles are acceptable, as long as they exhibit good taste. Open backs, strapless clothing, and plunging necklines are not appropriate for smart casual events. Clothing that exposes the midriff is never permitted.

Business Casual Men: Business suit or tailored trousers with a collared woven shirt with sport coat or blazer. Optional necktie.

Business Casual Women: Short or long afternoon or cocktail dress. Fashionable skirt or pants and a dressy top. Dressy separates with exclusions as noted under Smart Casual.

Smoking Policy

The Quebec Tobacco Control Act L.6.2 applies to Private Clubs (Chapter 2.6.2). Smoking is not permitted on or under the Veranda, or within 9 metres of any door or window. Smoking is also not allowed on the Practice Range(s), Putting Green, and Short Game Practice Area.

Smoking cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, and pipes are only permitted on the Courses and in designated areas located more than 9 meters from doors, and where smokers’ outposts are placed.

These designated smoking areas include:

• Across the driveway of the Main Entrance
• South entrance to the 19th Hole
• The eastern Men’s Locker Room entrance
• The designated area north of the pathway on the Lawn (towards #1 Blue Tee)

Members are required to respect these designated areas. Thank you in advance for your cooperation in this matter.

Mobile Phone, Listening Device, Tablet, and Laptop Policy

This Policy is designed for the enjoyment of the Club by all Members and guests, and we appeal to everyone to please respect and abide by it.

The use of any mobile or listening device is strictly prohibited on Club Property, except as follows:

On the Courses

• As a range finding device or camera;
• For limited emails, texting. This must be done only with the express permission and consent of your playing partners;
• The only manner in which a mobile device may be used for voice calls on the course, is for the sole purpose of contacting the Club Receptionist at 514-626-3977 or 514-232-0238 in the event of an emergency. The Club’s Emergency Response Team will be sent to the location of the emergency and make all required arrangements for assistance, including calling 9-1-1, if necessary.

In the Members’ Lounge, mobile devices including laptops, may be used for emails, texting, and browsing. Members may listen to their devices, but must use earphones or earbuds, and ensure that content is not audible to others.

At the Swimming Pool, At the Swimming Pool, for emails, texting or browsing and for the discreet receipt or placement of telephone calls. We suggest that you refrain from making voice calls in the Pool Area, but rather in the designated areas at the Clubhouse or in your vehicle.

In the Locker Rooms, In the Locker Rooms, only for emails, texting or browsing, but not for the receipt or placement of telephone calls.

In the Telephone Booth In the Telephone Booth (19th Hole Foyer) and designated Communication Centres (Gentlemen’s Downstairs and Ladies’ Locker Rooms) only for the receipt or placement of telephone calls.

In any parked vehicle.

In any of the Bedrooms In any of the Bedrooms on the 3rd Floor.

The use of laptops is restricted to the Members’ Lounge, Communication Centres, Business Centres and the Bedrooms on the 3rd Floor.