Dress Code & Rules

Course Rules

RCGA rules govern all play except where local rules prevail.


  1. Out of Bounds (OB) is indicated by white stakes. OB is staked left of water on #7, #8, #14 (partial), #15 and #17. OB left of the fairway on #14, #16, and #17.
  2. Lateral Water Hazards are indicated by red stakes or extreme rough (grass longer
    than the rough cut grass adjacent to fairways, tees & greens).
  3. Rock walls next to ponds lie within the Lateral Water Hazard – no free relief is provided.
  4. Free drops must be taken in the following locations:
    • at staked trees (including stakes, wires & trees)
    • in planting beds except those in hazards
    • on cart path surfaces
    • adjacent to wood rail fences (free relief is permitted if swing is obstructed)
  5. NO PLAY IS ALLOWED FROM NATURAL HABITAT AREAS. If a ball is in a Natural Habitat Area, or it is virtually certain that a ball has not been found next to this area, relief is provided in accordance to the drop rules of a Lateral Water Hazard.Pace of  Play: 4 hours


  1. All yardage indicators provide measurements to the center of green.
  2. Flag stick positions on greens – red flags for front, white flags for middle and blue flags for back.
  3. Click here for posted RCGA course rating and slope information.

Course Etiquette

  1. Please replace divots, repair all ball marks on greens and rake all sand trap footprints and leave rakes in bunkers.
  2. Power and pull carts shall not enter Natural Habitat Areas and extreme roughs.
  3. Power carts shall not be on turf within 30 feet of green edges.
  4. Please respect all directional signs.
  5. Power carts shall stay on paths and fairway crossings unless fairway access is expressly permitted by the Pro Shop Staff
  6. Respect your fellow players by keeping pace with the group ahead of you at all times.
  7. Play without delay and allow faster players to play through.
  8. Please report all contact of golf balls with outside property or pedestrians of bordering trails or streets to the Pro Shop Staff.
  9. You are responsible for the eventualities of your golf shot.
  10. Please arrive at least 15 minutes prior to your tee times.

Dress Code

Golfers are required to dress in proper golf attire. Improper attire includes denim jeans, cut offs, tee shirts, tank tops and hard spike shoes. This is not a complete list – please direct questions regarding proper golf attire to the Pro Shop Staff. It is the responsibility of each guest to ensure that they are aware of and adhere to Tsawwassen Springs dress code. Please be advised that service or privileges may be denied unless appropriately attired.

The Club’s Dress Code is intended to maintain an atmosphere consistent with the tradition of golf. All golfers and visitors are expected to wear appropriate attire at all times while on the property.

Golf Course and Practice Areas: Golf shoes, rubber-soled athletic shoes or golf sandals must be worn on the golf course and practice areas at all times, metal spikes are prohibited.

Men: Collared shirts, mock turtlenecks, slacks, or tailored golf shorts of appropriate length must be worn. Men’s shirttails should be tucked in at all times.

Women: Collarless shirts with sleeves or sleeveless shirts with a collar, slacks, capri pants, golf shorts or skirts of appropriate length must be worn.

Unacceptable attire for the golf course and practice areas includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Athletic, gym, cycling, tennis, running shorts or sweatpants; camouflage clothing, swim wear, tee shirts, sports jerseys, short shorts, cut-offs, tennis dresses, halter tops, and midriff blouses.
  • Jeans or denim clothing of any kind
  • Low-riding or “sagging” pants or shorts

    *Jeans are permitted on the driving range and putting greens.



Group of smiling male golfers on course