Founded in 1916, Oakland Hills Country Club is extremely proud of its rich heritage and its contributions to the game of golf.  As stewards of one of the great golf venues, the members of Oakland Hills seek to preserve our history and traditions. The members of Oakland Hills have adopted several rules that are designed to preserve the traditions and enhance the experience at Oakland Hills. Please take a second to familiarize yourself with these guidelines and enjoy yourself at Oakland Hills.
GOLF BAGS: Upon arrival, guests should drop off their golf bags with the attendant as they enter the grounds. Upon departure, golf bags should be picked up in the same general area or in a nearby secure area to be identified by an attendant. Golf bags should not be taken to your car on golf carts at the conclusion of the round of golf.
CELL PHONES: Phone calls may not be taken in any general Club area or the golf courses. Calls may be taken in your vehicle or restroom area. 
ATTIRE: Proper attire is required at all times on Club property. The Club always honors more traditional attire, and good taste and judgment should always prevail in the absence of a specific requirement. When in doubt, the Club prefers that its members and guests dress up rather than dress down when visiting the Club.
Clubhouse attire generally means business casual except as provided herein or specified for special events. All clothing must be neat, clean, un-tattered and otherwise orderly. Attire for minors should reflect the same policy as for adults. Denim is prohibited in all areas of the club. Shirttails must be tucked in everywhere, except as set forth below.
Attire that is deemed appropriate in general area of Club property at all times:
• Men/Boys: Traditional club attire which includes a sport coat, a collared shirt, dress or casual non-denim slacks or Bermuda-length shorts.
• Women/Girls: Dresses, skirts, slacks and shorts of mid-thigh length, sleeveless shirts with a collar
Notwithstanding the prohibited attire, the following attire can be worn as specified:
• Tailored button-down collared dress or casual collared shirts which by their design are intended to be worn without being tucked into pants, shorts or skirts.
• Athletic and normal exercise or work-out apparel may be worn in the, tennis, pool and platform tennis area.
TENNIS ATTIRE: Tennis attire must be predominately white, tennis shorts with pockets, skirts, and dresses of modest length. No tank tops are allowed for men. Tennis shoes are required to have smooth treads. Street shoes and flip flops are not allowed at any time.
GOLF ATTIRE: Golf attire should be neat, tailored and consistent with the standards of the Club. The Club reserves the right to require any member or guest to change any attire that does not comply with the dress code.
Soft Spikes: All members and their guests are required to wear soft spikes on the golf courses as well as in the practice areas. No metal spikes are permitted.
Gentlemen: Attire should be of standard golf fashion with collared golf or sport shirts and mock neck, both long and short sleeved permitted. Gentlemen are expected to have their shirts tucked in at all times. Shorts inseam must reach below mid-thigh. No denim, short shorts, cutoffs, cargo pants or shorts permitted. Hats must be worn in the correct position at all times. Caps should be removed when indoors and worn with the brim facing forwards at all times.
Ladies: Attire should consist of skirts, skorts, slacks, or shorts no more than 4 inches above the knee with a modest blouse or designer tee shirt. Shorts or skirt inseam must reach below mid-thigh. Mock neck in sleeveless, short sleeve, or long sleeve are also permitted. A mock is considered to be collared. When wearing a sleeveless shirt, it must have a collar. Tops designed to be worn un-tucked are generally acceptable. All clothing must be conservative and golf specific. Halter, tube or tank tops, open midriffs, shirt shorts, tennis skirts, jeans, denim of any kind and work-out attire are not acceptable anywhere on the premises.
GOLF CARTS: Please use the golf carts in designated areas only, particularly when driving through the parking lot to the range. On the course, please follow the cart paths and keep carts at least 20 yards from all greens, traps and other hazards.
Please be prepared to play in 4 hours or less. Be prepared to play at all times. Always carry an extra ball. Be ready to hit when it is your turn and feel free to play ready golf. Always rake your own fairway bunker and replace your own divot. Repair ball marks and prepare to putt while others are playing their ball. Play from the appropriate tees. When sharing a cart, please leave your playing partner after he or she has selected a club and proceed to your ball so that you will be ready to hit when it is your turn. If uncertain of club selection, please take two or three clubs with you to the ball.
SMOKING POLICY: Smoking is prohibited indoors, the pool and any general gathering area. Smoking is permitted on the golf course and designated area of the viewing patio overlooking the 18th green.