Membership – Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a sponsor, bond or initiation fee to join?
A: No, BRCC does not require a sponsor, bond or initiation fee.
Are there any additional monthly expenses required?
A: NO. BRCC does not require monthly food minimums or any monthly minimums to be spent on property, nor does BRCC charge assessments on course improvements.
Are tee times required?
A: No, tee times are not required, but are recommended to obtain your desired time. Members do have the advantage to make tee times in advance depending on their membership category (between 7 and 14 days in advance).
What is the club’s first tee time?
A: Starting Tee times vary depending on the time of the year and weather conditions. From mid May to early September the first tee time is 7:30 AM Tuesday through Friday and 7:00 AM on the Weekends.
Will I be able to walk the golf course when I play?
A: Yes. Tuesday through Friday carts are not required and members may walk the course at no additional fee. Carts shall be required Saturday, Sunday, and Holidays before 1:30PM. If a member or guest chooses not to take a cart during this time, a walking fee of $12 will be charged.
Once I become a member can I bring guests to play with me?
A: Yes, as a member you will be allowed to bring guests to play the course. We ask that all members check in their guests at the pro shop and pay the appropriate guest fees. The same guest can not exceed play 5 times in one calendar year.
Can my family use the Golf Academy if they do not become members?
A: Yes, The Golf Academy at Basking Ridge is open to the public.
Will I have charging privileges on property?
A: As a member you will have house charging privileges at our restaurant on property, Delicious Heights OUTPOST, Pro Shop, Half Way House, and Pool Snack Bar. Once a member is on property they can be completely cashless and charge everything to their membership account by showing their membership card with their 5 digit membership number. Member’s house charges will be billed monthly and only payable by check.
What is the club’s dress code policy?
A: Proper attire must be worn on the Golf Course. Tennis shorts, cutoffs, swimming trunks, dungarees, blue jeans of any type, halter tops, tee shirts or other unconventional manner of dress is strictly prohibited. Shorts and skirts must be worn at Bermuda length. Proper golf shoes are required on the Course.
Do female members have any play restrictions?
A: Absolutely not. All members of BRCC have the same privileges, for example, if a couple joins with a “Premium Couple” membership they can tee off together anytime.
Does Membership include the use of the practice facilities?
A: Yes, the uses of the practice facilities are available to all golf members and their guests. There is no additional charge for the use of the putting greens, driving range, or short game practice area.
How are BRCC’s yearly memberships structured?
A: Memberships are per calendar year from January to December.
How do I become a member?
A: To become a member of the Club, you must submit a completed and signed Membership Application and a check in the amount of the required membership.
This is a general description of the membership opportunities available at Basking Ridge Country Club and should you require further information or explanation please contact our Director of Marketing & Membership at (908)766-8200 ext. 2 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Joining BRCC quite frankly has proven to be one of the better decisions I have made in the past several years. When I am at other courses, I always compare them to BRCC, and rarely are they up to par with us. I cannot begin to describe the pleasure of finely manicured tee boxes, which seem to be a rarity at many courses. Keep up the good work.John
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