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Long Beach Country Club

Golf Course Regulations

The regular golf season begins on Memorial Day Weekend and continues through Labor Day.


  1. All golfing guests must be registered at the Pro Shop and pay the specified green fees.
  2. All official golf events are limited to members.
  3. Guests shall not be privileged to play more than four (4) times within any calendar year.
  4. Members are responsible for the payment of fees or charges of their guests, and their conduct on the course and in the Club House.
  5. No group involving more than two guests shall tee off before 10:30 a.m. on weekends and holidays.
  6. Groups of more than eight (8) guests must have prior approval of the Board of Directors.


  1. All handicaps determined by Chicago District Golf Association.
  2. All members shall post scores and adjust for equitable stroke control.

Outing Policy:

  1. Member sponsored outings: Defined as outing in which the member will be playing and be billed for on his/her own LBCC account.
  2. Fees: To be same as guest fee per player for the season to which the outing will be played.
  3. Non-Member Outings: Defined as outings billed to non-members.  Fees as follows: $75 per player $25 per player for cart fees.
  4. All outing participants must use carts.
  5. All food and beverage and tee gifts must be purchased through LBCC unless preapproved by LBCC Board of Directors.
  6. Outings to be played on Mondays or with exclusive use of LBCC must have (or pay for) a minimum of 72 players.
  7. Final count and minimal billing charges will be posted two weeks prior to outing.  This will be the minimum fee charged for the outing (non refundable).  The Club Manager and Golf Professional must approve additions to player count.  No cancellations will be allowed after posting date.  Only rescheduling due to inclement weather ordered by Golf Course Superintendent will be allowed after posting date.

Green Committee Rules:

  1. It is the duty of each member to keep the course in good condition and to that end, particular care must be taken to see that deep divots are immediately replaced and pressed down.  Shallow divots must be filled with the sand/seed mixture.
  2. Bottles, cans, paper, cigarette/cigar butts and other waste material, must not be thrown on the course but deposited in the receptacles provided.
  3. Automobiles must not be driven on the course, except on official business.
  4. If the course is in a condition where it might be subject to damage if played, it may be closed for a period at the discretion of the Green Committee.
  5. Children are never permitted to play on, or to cross over, the golf course.
  6. Firearms are not to be used on the course.
  7. Dogs and other animals are not permitted on the grounds.
  8. Golf carts are not to be driven on or across the tees, greens, or through sand traps.  (Golf cart rules are detailed in the next section.)
  9. No practicing on fairways or greens.
  10. No hitting of practice shots to any green or from any tee.
  11. No hitting practice shots from sand bunkers.

Golf Carts:

  1. The use and operation of all golf carts are to be under the supervision of the Green Committee and Golf Professional.
  2. Carts will be rented to the members at a charge established by the Club Professional and approved by the Board of Directors.
  3. Privately owned golf carts will be permitted at the discretion of the Board of Directors.  Use on the golf course will be subject to trail fee charges at the established rate.  Rates for storage, maintenance and repair will be established by the Board of Directors.
  4. The Board of Directors shall from time to time, review the number of carts in operation and may change these policies for the best interest of the Club.
  5. Members owning golf carts shall have their insurance company advise the Board of Directors by letter, that they have in effect, a policy having a minimum $100,000 per person liability insurance in connection with the use and operation of such cart.
  6. The Green Committee and/or Superintendent shall determine when the course is not suitable for cart operation, and signs will be posted to this effect in the Pro Shop and on the first tee.  All members will strictly adhere to the decision of the Green Committee and/or Superintendent.
  7. No more than two people shall ride in a cart.
  8. All carts must be driven on cart paths where available.
  9. Carts must be driven on the cart paths in the area of a green.  Each green area has been marked by bollards.  No cart shall be driven in the area between the bollards and the green, or closer to the green, unless on a cart path.
  10. No child without a valid driver’s license will be permitted to use a golf cart at any time.
  11. There shall not be more than two carts to a foursome.
  12. No cart may be used with less than an eight inch (8”) wide tire tread.