House Rules

Click the green button below to read the Bylaws of The Quincy Country Club.


  1. A family membership (regular, junior, or social) entitles the immediate family, husband, wife, and all dependent children, to Club privileges (specific privileges are defined in Article II of the bylaws). To be considered a dependent, a child must: a) be living at home or be a full-time student; b) be under 25 years of age, and; c) be unmarried. Any exceptions must be handled by the Board of Directors on a case by case decision.
  2. A guest is defined as any person who is NOT a member of the Quincy Country Club.
  3. The name and residence of each guest shall be properly registered prior to or at the time the person is a guest at the Club.
  4. A nonmember (resident, suburban, or nonresident) may be registered by members as a guest of the Club not to exceed five (5) times in any one calendar year. For the purpose of applying this rule, a “time” is defined to be any time that a person, who is not a member, comes on the Club Premises. A guest shall NOT be exempt from any of the regular fees then in effect.
  5. A member in good standing may request of the Board that a Guest Pass be issued to his/her nonresident guest. This Guest Pass may be issued for a period not to exceed two (2) weeks. Such guests shall not be exempt from any regular greens, swimming, or tennis fees. The five (5) time guest rule shall not apply during the period covered by a Guest Pass, but shall not be in addition thereto.
  6. Members registering guests shall be responsible for the conduct of, and the payment of all obligations incurred by such guests.
  7. The use of the Clubhouse for special events is to be arranged with the Clubhouse Manager.
  8. All food and drink served at the Club must be purchased from the Club. Wedding cakes are excluded from this rule. If a member provides his own champagne or wine, a corkage fee per bottle will be charged.
  9. A reception may be held at the Club for a son, daughter, grandson or granddaughter ONLY. Any exception must have Board approval.
  10. No tickets may be printed publicizing that the function will be held at the Quincy Country Club. No cash may be collected at the door.
  11. It must be understood by the member that no publicity to any news media shall be made concerning the function.
  12. The Carnoustie Room cannot be reserved for private parties. Also, there will be no card playing in the Carnoustie Room, the Terrace Bar, or on the Terrace Patio.
  13. No bookings for private functions may be made by any organization. Reservations must be made in the name of a member or members who must be in attendance at the function and that member or members are responsible for the bill.
  14. Reservations for lunch and dinner will be encouraged but are not required. Reservations will be held for fifteen (15) minutes past the arrival time and then the tables will be reassigned. Tables in the Terrace Bar and on the Terrace Patio cannot be reserved at any time.
  15. Swimming suits (or cover-ups) are not to be worn in the Clubhouse, except in the locker room areas.
  16. The Terrace Bar and Terrace Patio are for casual dining but appropriate attire is required. Proper attire includes shoes and excludes swimsuits and cover-ups. No one under the age of thirteen (13) is permitted in the Terrace Bar. Minors thirteen (13) through seventeen (17) years of age are permitted in the Terrace Bar before 5:00 p.m., if accompanied by an adult. Minors age eighteen (18) through twenty (20) are permitted in the Terrace Bar during all service hours, but must be accompanied by an adult. Children ages twelve (12) and under are permitted on the Terrace Patio if accompanied by an adult. Children ages thirteen (13) and older are permitted on the Terrace Patio unaccompanied while weather permits.
  17. The Clubhouse will be closed on Mondays except when a holiday falls on that day, in which event the Club will be open on Monday and closed on Tuesday. Holiday Mondays will follow Sunday hours. The Clubhouse will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m., but may close early at the discretion of the manager. The Terrace Bar will remain open for members wishing to remain longer in the evening. For serving times, please refer to your monthly newsletter.
  18. The House Committee, subject to the Directors’ approval, shall have general charge of the House and shall formulate rules governing its use.
  19. Parents are responsible for the acts of their children on Club property. Children under the age of eighteen (18) will not be allowed in the men’s or women’s locker rooms unless accompanied by a parent. Young men eighteen (18) and older may use the men’s locker room and shower room. It would be appreciated if they would use the NORTH ENTRANCE. The locker room area where liquor is sold and card room are for men twenty-one (21) and over.
  20. Minors will not be served any alcoholic beverages. Club employees are instructed by the Board not to serve a member who may have had too much to drink.
  21. In the interest of orderly procedure and discipline, members are not allowed to reprimand or issue orders to employees. Any comments or suggestions should be transmitted in writing to the Club Manager.
  22. No bicycles allowed on premises beyond the rack located at the tennis courts.
  23. An appropriate service charge (as set by the Board of Directors) and sales tax (as determined by the State of Illinois) will be added to all food and beverage charges for the convenience of the member. Please be sure to sign your ticket. This service charge is to offset the cost of operations in the food and beverage department. It does not go directly to the staff.
  24. The minimum to be spent on food and beverage is $70.00 per month. Any unused portion of the minimum will automatically be charged in full at the end of the billing cycle.
  25. Cycle billing: Members with last names beginning with the letters A through G will be billed for the period starting with the 11th of each month and ending with the 10th of the following month. Members with last names beginning with the letters H through N will be billed for the period starting with the 21st of each month and ending with the 20th of the following month. Members with last names beginning with the letters O through Z will be billed for the period starting with the 1st of each month and ending with the last day of that same month.
© 2024 Quincy Country Club. All Rights Reserved.