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Welcome to Hole-In-The-Wall Golf Club

3600 Goodlette Road North
Naples, Florida 34103

Phone: 239-261-6481

Private Golf Club by Invitation Only
No phone calls, solicitations or walk-ins, please.

About the Club

The Hole-In-The-Wall Golf Club was established in 1957 for members who appreciated the traditions of the game of golf and enjoyed each other’s company.  This deep seated tradition continues today.  The name, Hole-In-The-Wall, was derived because the property was the northern section of the Hole In The Wall Ranch. At the end of the nineteenth century, before the Tamiami Trail was even thought about, there were two separate areas of settlements in Naples.  One was east of the Gulf Coast strip from Gordon Pass and the other was east of Naples Bay and Cypress Swamp. 

This swamp prevented direct land traffic between the two settlements and became known as the "Wall". To overcome this barrier, early settlers cut a rough road through the swamp which became known as the "Hole In The Wall".

The current clubhouse was completed in 2007, and while it copies many of the features of the original clubhouse and partially rests on the original footprint, the facilities have been modernized and there is more space provided for locker rooms, dining areas and a bar.  About the same time, under the direction of Ron Forse, the original Dick Wilson golf course was also renovated.  Many new ponds were created, non-native plantings removed, a new sprinkler system installed and the entire course raised up and regrassed.  The fairways are now Celebration and the new greens (installed in 2014) are TifEagle bermuda grass.

One of the most attractive aspects of the Hole-in-the-Wall Golf Club is the natural environment that surrounds the golf course and the absence of residential development so common to many other clubs in the Naples area. This property is truly a unique setting for the game of golf where members and their guests enjoy the sights and sounds of South Florida wildlife and nature.  With almost fifty acres of wetland preserves dedicated to conservation easement, the club's property is assured in perpetuity to be home to some of the most fascinating wildlife, sub‑tropical flora and fauna found in nature.   The Club is a fully certified member of the Audubon Co-operative Sanctuary System having gained this status in the 1990’s.  The Club’s Wildlife Fund supports this important feature.

Personal Electronic Devices

The following items are defined as Personal Electronic Devices (PED): cell phones, tablets/iPads, smart watches and electronic readers. PEDs may be used in silent mode (with no sound and no verbal communication or interaction) for reading or reference in all areas of the Club and Clubhouse, including areas where food is served.

On the golf course, practice area and adjacent areas, silent camera and GPS applications are permitted.

Voice communication on cell phones is not permitted on the Club premises or grounds with the following exceptions:
  1. Cell phones may be used for medical emergency.
  2. Calls may be made while in the parking lot.


No gratuity of any kind shall be given to any of the Club personnel by any member or by members of his or her family or his or her guests. 


Smoking is prohibited in all areas of the clubhouse, grounds and golf course with the exception of the parking lot. 

Clubhouse and Golf Course Attire

HITW dress code policy applies to all adults and their guests.  Members are responsible for the attire of their children, grandchildren and guests.  Members should inform their guests of the dress code requirement prior to their arrival at the Club.  The Management Staff has been authorized by the Board of Directors to notify members or their guests when their attire is not deemed consistent with the Club’s dress code policy.
All members and their guests must be dressed in appropriate golf attire on the golf course, practice range, and putting green.
Appropriate attire for men is as follows:  long pants, Bermuda style shorts, tucked in collar/mock collar shirts, hats or visors worn forward, and closed toe shoes appropriate for golf. 
Appropriate attire for women is as follows:  Shorts, dresses, skorts, and skirts whose length is mid-thigh, pants, and closed toe shoes appropriate for golf.  Short sleeve and sleeveless shirts must have a collar/mock collar. 
These items of clothing are not permitted on the golf course or in the Clubhouse for both men and women: tee shirts, athletic attire, sweatshirts, halter tops, tube tops, workout tops, sweat suits, cutoffs, running shorts, cargo pants/shorts, tennis length skirts, and blue denim.  Logos other than club or apparel company logos are not permitted.


Golf attire as defined above is appropriate attire for men and women in the Dining Room and Terrace except for club nights and club dinners, unless noted otherwise.  Hats are not permitted in the Dining Room for both men and women; however, women are permitted to wear hats on the Terrace.  It is requested that Members’ children and grandchildren be appropriately dressed when dining in the Clubhouse and on the Terrace.