Golf Policies

Cottages at Bay Harbor wants to ensure that everyone has an enjoyable and safe round. The following are our policies that we ask you abide by while on any BOYNE golf course.


Our suggested arrival time is 20 minutes prior to any tee time.

    • It should be the goal of all players to complete their round based on times established for each course. It is each group's responsibility to be observant of its position on the course and keep pace.
    • Please play ready golf for the enjoyment of all golfers. Golf Club Staff have full authority to maintain pace of play for everyone's enjoyment.
    • In order to maintain the pace of play, we do not allow more than 4 golfers per group unless prior approval from the golf professional staff. 
    • Each operator of a golf cart must have a valid driver's license.
    • Each golfer must sign a Golf Cart Waiver of Liability for the 2018 season.
    • Cart path only around all tees.
    • Cart path only at 50 yards out from every green.
    • Cart path only on all par 3's.
    • The starter will advise of special daily golf cart rules.
    • Please observe cart directional signage.
    • For your safety no golf carts are allowed in the parking lot.
    • Only 2 bags and 2 riders per cart.
  • Appropriate golf attire is required for all players.  It is the responsibility of the golf staff to strictly abide by the guidelines set forth. We ask for your help in following and enforcing these guidelines.

    Gentlemen

    • Acceptable - Shirts with collars and sleeves, mock turtlenecks, slacks, golf warm-ups, rain gear and golf shorts up to four inches above the knees are considered appropriate attire.
    • Not Acceptable - Tank tops, t-shirts, fishnet tops, cut-offs, jams, sweat pants, bathing suits, tennis shorts or other athletic shorts more than 4 inches above the knees are not permitted.  ***Denim is not allowed at Bay Harbor Golf Club***

    Ladies

    • Acceptable - Dresses, skirts, slacks, golf warm-ups, rain gear, golf shorts and blouses are considered appropriate attire.
    • Not Acceptable - Tank tops, t-shirts, fishnet tops, cut-offs, jams, sweat pants, bathing suits, tennis shorts or other athletic shorts more than 4 inches above the knees are not permitted.  ***Denim is not allowed at Bay Harbor Golf Club***

    Shoes

    • Acceptable - Appropriate golf shoes or approved athletic/dress shoes are required on the golf course and practice areas.
    • Not Acceptable - The use of shoes other than golf shoes must be approved by the golf staff.  Football spikes, baseball/softball spikes and metal/ceramic golf spikes are not permitted.
  • All guests are responsible for their reserved tee times. No payment will be collected to reserve a tee time; in the event of a no show, the credit card associated with the tee time reservation will be charged as follows: Tee time cancelled more than 48 hours before tee time, no fee charged. Tee time canceled 24 - 48 before tee time, 50% of greens fee will be charged. Tee time canceled less than 24 before tee time will be charged 100% of greens fees. This cancellation policy and associated penalties is applicable to all non-member players.

    * A credit card number must accompany all non-member times.  Fees will not be applied to any credit card prior to arrival, and shall only be used in the event of a cancellation noted above.

    * Tee times shall be booked in groups of four (4).  Please pair all singles and/or twosomes with other like reservations to complete a foursome.  Pairings should be within 1 hour of requested reservation.

    * BOYNE reserves the right to pair all singles and/or twosomes with other like reservations to complete a foursome.

    • Rainchecks will be issued in a dollar amount related to your particular package price and varies seasonally.  Pros will give proper credit, based on the number of holes played.
    • One round per day is guaranteed on the unlimited golf package.
    • If BOYNE closes the course prior to play, a non-golfer credit or rain check will be given, it's the guests choice.
    • If BOYNE makes the guest leave during play due to a storm, only a rain check will be given.
    • If the guest leaves the course during play, not forced upon by BOYNE, only a rain check is given.
    • If the guest wakes up in the morning and decides they don't want to play, but we're open, no refund is offered.
    • Rain checks are done in monetary amounts, and do not expire.  They can be used toward golf at any course, including Bay Harbor Golf Club, but they must pay the difference on any course, including the original course that gave the rain check, if the amount of play is more.