“There’s no place in the world I enjoy coming to more than Caves Valley. It’s all about the people — it’s about the members, it’s about the staff and it’s about the leadership who are so committed to providing the excellent environment to enjoy the game.” -Fred Ridley, Past President, USGA.
Upon arrival, please follow the signs near the Clubhouse to the "Bag
Drop" area in front of the Golf Shop. A Club employee will assist you
with your golf bag and direct you to parking and the locker facilities.
Guests are asked to use the Club locker rooms to change their shoes
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All golfers will be accompanied by a caddie. Golf carts must remain on
the paths at all times unless previous arrangements have been made for
health reasons. Please notify your host prior to your arrival if such
arrangements are necessary. The use of metal spikes on the golf course
Male golfers are required to wear shirts with collars at all times.
Shorts, Bermuda-length only, and slacks are permitted throughout the
season. Women golfers may wear slacks, Bermuda length shorts, skirts or
culottes at all times. Skirts and culottes shorter than 2” above the
knee are not permitted. Women’s shirts must have a collar or sleeves.
Jeans, of any color, are not acceptable attire on the grounds of the
Golf attire is permitted in the entire Clubhouse until
6:30 p.m. After 6:30 p.m. jackets, and appropriate dinner attire for
women, must be worn in the formal areas of the Clubhouse, which include
the Carroll Dining Room, the Gallery Dining Room and the Library. Golf
attire is permitted in the informal areas, the Grille Lounge, the
Grille, the Grille Porch and the Putting Green Terrace, at all times.
All golfers should remove their hats while inside the Clubhouse and
under the Club porches.
All charges incurred are billed to the hosting Member. Guests are
permitted to purchase merchandise in the Golf Shop via cash and credit
card. Members are expected to settle their caddie fees, and the fees
for their guests, with the caddie(s) at the end of the round. While the
Club has not established a fixed caddie fee, a caddie fee of $100 per
bag is considered fair for good service. Tipping of caddies is
permitted. However, guests should ask their hosting member if they
should be prepared to pay their caddie fee and or tip. Guests may pay
caddie fees via credit card in the Golf Shop.
Smoking is permitted only on the golf course or on open grass areas.
Smoking is only permitted on the Clubhouse patios and terraces at the
conclusion of dinner service with prior approval of the manager on duty.
Smoking is not permitted in the Clubhouse, overnight rooms, the outside
dining terraces or any other Club building. Members are responsible
for ensuring that their guests comply with this policy.
Cell Phone Policy
The use of cell phones is prohibited except in automobiles, locker rooms
and private rooms. Members are expected to ensure that their guests
comply with this policy.
Children are permitted to play golf and take lessons in the Performance
Center. Children who play golf with a Member or take a golf lesson are
permitted to have breakfast or lunch in the Clubhouse and stay
overnight. However, children under 16 years of age are not permitted in
the Clubhouse during the evening hours without prior approval from the
Check-in time is 3:00 p.m. and check-out time is 10:00 a.m. If playing
golf the day of check-out, luggage should be packed after breakfast and
the Clubhouse staff will store the luggage in the Locker Room.
To reach a guest or Member at the Club:
Address: 2910 Blendon Road, Owings Mills, MD 21117