New Member Application


Amenities

Welcome to The Standard Club

As The Standard Club begins to prepare for its 150th anniversary in 2017, generations of families continue to celebrate precious memories and time honored traditions. Recognized as being one of the historic private clubs in the Southeast, Members and invited guests are offered a gracious escape from the daily grind; a special place to enjoy and grow long lasting relationships with family and friends. Nestled in over 300 tree-lined acres with lush rolling hills, the Club is centrally located within the city of Johns Creek, Georgia.

Golf

The 18-hole championship of Standard Club golf course has been selected as one of the top 20 courses in Georgia. Situated within the mature woods of the property lies a links course offering a true test of skill. Great care was taken to make use of the native trees, shrubs and grasses, abundantly surrounding the golf course, defining the playing areas and enhancing the game aesthetically. As a result, the Club has been acknowledged, and accredited by, the AudubonSociety. The professional golf staff offers beginner to professional private lessons and group clinics for the entire family. Our golf instructors are some of the finest in the area and our dedicated to helping you raise your enjoyment and proficiency in the game. A well manicured driving range, chipping green and putting green are featured to also assist you in elevating your game. After a round of golf, indulge yourself by relaxing in our steam room, sauna or Jacuzzi. For your convenience, you may visit our Pro Shop for any equipment and apparel needs you may have.

Tennis

The Standard Club offers a premiere tennis facility featuring 4 indoor courts, a graduated viewing stadium area and 12 outdoor courts (8 clay and 4 hard). The Club is honored to be a select venue for the United States Tennis Association and hosts the Men National 60s Clay Court Tournament. Members receive a complete tennis program designed for all skill levels, perfect for every member of your family to enjoy and excel. Women and men league play, social outings, competitive tournaments, junior camps and tennis lessons are instructed by USPTA certified professionals. Tennis and athletic essentials are offered in our full-service Pro Shop where the latest in fashion apparel, racquets, accessories and on-site racquet repairs are available.

Social and Clubhouse

The vast 125,000 square foot clubhouse offers a variety of function space options, perfect for corporate meetings and outings as well as special family functions such as weddings, private events and social gatherings. The Standard Club provides social activities throughout the year intended to engage your entire family. Seasonal pool events are held as part of our summer holiday programs which include an Independence Day fireworks show.

Athletics

The athletic wing contains a fitness center, racquetball court, indoor half court basketball, men/women locker rooms, sauna and steam bath. The fitness center is outfitted with all the equipment necessary to enable you to achieve top physical conditioning. Expert training is available to assist in reaching your personal goals. The club provides an outdoor pool with water activities for families to enjoy and relax in the summer sun. Surrounding the pool area is a sand volleyball court and a fun children playground area.

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Please tell us why you have chosen to apply for membership to The Standard Club.

Application

MAILING PREFERENCES

Please indicate the contact information you would like to share with fellow members on the private member section of www.standardclub.org:

MAILING PREFERENCES

Statement to be e-mailed to this address :
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Newsletter: You may view the newsletter, which is published every other month, online or you may pick up a copy at the Club.
PHOTOGRAPH & NEWSLETTER
As a part of the application process, a photograph is required to be submitted. Please email a photograph of you and your family, in .jpg format, to membership@standardclub.org or attach a photograph to the application. All photos will be returned after being scanned. The photo will be posted on the Club bulletin board for 21 days.
Your photo will also be included in our newsletter on the Membership page listed under New Members. General information is automatically listed: names of all family members, ages of children, category of interest and sponsor names. If you would like to provide more information about your family please do so below.
You may want to include where you and your spouse (if applicable) work/title, colleges attended, hobbies/interests, etc.
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Application

CONFIRMATION & AUTHORIZATION

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wish to be considered for membership in The Standard Club and agree, if accepted, to accept and abide by its by-laws, policies, and rules, which may change from time to time, as directed by the Club Governing Board. I also agree to pay all dues, fees and accounts at the time prescribed and as the Club Governing Board provides.
All of the information submitted is true and complete. I acknowledge that the Membership Committee will investigate the information about me which it considers necessary and relevant for membership in The Standard Club.
I authorize all persons and entities reflected in this proposal to disclose to the Club such information as may be pertinent to this application, included but not limited to, my creditworthiness, social congeniality and compatibility, reputation in the community for honesty, character and social behavior. Any person or entity listed herein is hereby released from and against any claim which might otherwise be brought by me for disclosing such information as is solicited by the Club from them concerning me. I further understand and agree that the information provided to the Club by any person or entity listed herein is confidential and that the Club has no obligation to disclose such information to me. I further agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Club from and against any claims, actions, causes of action, damages, losses, or liabilities asserted against the Club relating or pertaining to the disclosure of any information relating to this application or possible membership in The Standard Club.
The Membership Committee shall be under no obligation to divulge, nor will I make a request for, information which the Membership Committee gathers on the basis for any decision.
If accepted I guarantee due payment to the Club of all fees, charges, accounts, and other indebtedness or damages to Club property, which may be incurred as the result of actions by myself, my spouse, my family and our guests connected with membership in The Standard Club and use of any of the Club facilities. I understand that any initiation fee which I may have paid is nonrefundable.
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Use of Club facilities by a Member involves a degree of risk normally associated with the playing of the game of golf, tennis, or any other activities. Therefore, by execution herein below, I hereby acknowledge that the use of the Club facilities and any privilege or service incident to membership is undertaken with knowledge of risk of possible injury. I hereby accept any and all risk of injury to myself, my spouse, my family and our guests sustained while using the Club facilities or involved in any event or activity incident to membership in The Standard Club. In accepting the risk of injury, I understand that I am relieving and agreeing to indemnify and hold harmless The Standard Club and each of its directors, officers, members, partners, employees, agents and affiliates from any and all loss, cost, claims, injury, damages or liability sustaining or incurred by me, my spouse, my family, and our guests resulting from or arising out of any conduct or event connected with membership in The Standard Club or use of any of the Club facilities.
Applicant acknowledges that acceptance as a member in The Standard Club will not be acted upon unless this Agreement is fully completed and signed. Membership is contingent upon acceptance by The Standard Club, which approval may be given in its sole discretion. I further acknowledge that I am not relying on any oral representations in acquiring a membership in The Standard Club.
Attention Full Privilege Members: Certificate of Proprietary Membership: The By-laws of The Standard Club require that Full Privilege Members acquire a Certificate of Proprietary Membership upon full payment of the joining fee and its availability. You should make yourself familiar with the rules relating to this Certificate of Proprietary Membership.
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Membership Procedures & Responsibilities

Membership Process

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of The Standard Club. The following is the process you will go through to become a part of our Club family. The first step will be to submit a completed application, a letter of recommendation, and a picture of yourself and all the members of your family that qualify as dependents (spouse and children under the age of 25) to the Membership Director. We will then share that information with the Membership Committee to review within five business days. During that process your name, category of membership and picture will be posted at the Club to announce your prospective membership.
Once the Membership Committee approves your application you will be contacted and given a membership number and welcome packet. We expect new members to attend our bi-monthly welcome reception along with representatives from the Board of Directors, Membership Welcoming Committee, and Club department heads so that we can officially welcome you to The Standard Club family. Spouses and other dependents are also encouraged to attend.

Letter of Recommendation

It is the prospective member responsibility to identify and secure a Letter of Recommendation from a current Standard Club Member. If not available, a Letter of Recommendation can be secured from an officer of a prior Club that the prospective member belonged or from a current employer. The Letter of Recommendation should include the following information: - Please indicate how long has the individual known the prospective member and in what capacity. - Please provide a description, including examples, that exemplify the prospective member character and personality. - Please describe why you believe the prospective member would be a good addition to the Standard Club.

Statements & Billing

Membership is billed one month in advance and statements are e-mailed to the designated member within the first 5 days of each month. Payment is due 10 days after receipt and may be paid by personal or company check or cash. Statements may be viewed at any time on the Club website. All changes in membership status must be received in writing (U.S. mail or e-mail) and changes will take place the last day of the upcoming month.

Credit Card Recurring
Payment Authorization Form

Schedule your payment to be automatically charged to your credit card. Just complete and sign this form to get started! Recurring Payments Will Make Your Life Easier: - It is convenient (saving you time and postage) - Your payment is always on time (even if you are out of town), eliminating late charges Here is How Recurring Payments Work: You authorize a monthly scheduled charge to your credit card account on the form below with the payment date option that is most convenient for you. The monthly statement will be emailed or mailed between the 3rd & 5th of the month. If you have any billing discrepancies please notify us prior to the scheduled payment date; otherwise you will be charged the amount due on your current statement. The monthly charge will appear on your credit card statement as a charge from The Standard Club. If the payment date needs to be altered from the 15th or 20th due to a weekend or banking holiday it will be noted on your monthly statement. You agree that no other notification will be provided unless there is a change in your monthly statement in which case you will receive notice from us at least 10 days prior to the payment being collected. Please complete the information below: (PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY)
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authorize THE STANDARD CLUB to charge my bank account indicated below each month for payment of my monthly club statement.
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*PLEASE NOTE: There will be a 3% surcharge on all credit card payments.
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I understand that this authorization will remain in effect until I cancel it in writing, and I agree to notify THE STANDARD CLUB in writing of any changes in my account information or termination of this authorization at least 15 days prior to the next billing date. If the above noted periodic payment dates fall on a weekend or holiday, I understand that the payment may be executed on the next business day. I understand that because this is an electronic transaction, these funds may be withdrawn from my account as soon as the above noted periodic transaction dates. In the case of a Credit Card Transaction being rejected by my credit card company, I understand that THE STANDARD CLUB will contact me as soon as possible by phone and email provided above. I acknowledge that the origination of Auto-Pay transactions to my account must comply with the provisions of U.S. law. I agree not to dispute this recurring billing with my bank so long as the transactions correspond to the terms indicated in this authorization form.

ACH Recurring Payment
Authorization Form

Schedule your payment to be automatically deducted from your personal or business checking or savings account. Just complete and sign this form to get started! Recurring Payments Will Make Your Life Easier: - It is convenient (saving you time and postage) - Your payment is always on time (even if you are out of town), eliminating late charges Here is How Recurring Payments Work: You authorize a monthly scheduled draft to your checking or saving account on the form below with the payment date that is most convenient for you. The monthly statement will be emailed or mailed between the 3rd & 5th of the month. If you have any billing discrepancies please notify us prior to the scheduled payment date; otherwise you will be charged the amount due on your current statement. The monthly charge will appear on your bank statement as an *ACH Debit* If the payment date needs to be altered from the 15th or 20th due to a weekend or banking holiday it will be noted on your monthly statement. You agree that no other notification will be provided unless there is a change in your monthly statement in which case you will receive notice from us at least 10 days prior to the payment being collected.
Please complete the information below: (PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY)
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authorize THE STANDARD CLUB to charge my bank account indicated below each month for payment of my monthly club statement.
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I understand that this authorization will remain in effect until I cancel it in writing, and I agree to notify THE STANDARD CLUB in writing of any changes in my account information or termination of this authorization at least 15 days prior to the next billing date. If the above noted periodic payment dates fall on a weekend or holiday, I understand that the payment may be executed on the next business day. I understand that because this is an electronic transaction, these funds may be withdrawn from my account as soon as the above noted periodic transaction dates. In the case of an ACH Transaction being rejected for Non Sufficient Funds (NSF) I understand that THE STANDARD CLUB may at its discretion attempt to process the charge again within 30 days, and agree to an additional $35.00 charge for each attempt returned NSF which will be initiated as a separate transaction from the authorized recurring payment. I acknowledge that the origination of ACH transactions to my account must comply with the provisions of U.S. law. I agree not to dispute this recurring billing with my bank so long as the transactions correspond to the terms indicated in this authorization form.

Hole-In-One Club (HIOC)

There is one way to guarantee you will hit a hole-in-one... by being a registered Member of the Hole-In-One Club. As if hitting a hole-in-one was not spectacular enough, being a Member of the HIOC affords you an even better reward - Golf Shop credit!
The cost for registering for this special club is $0. How does this work you ask? When a Member of the HIOC hits a hole-in-one, the other Members of the HIOC will have $5 billed to their account. The lucky person that hits the hole-in-one,lets just say it is YOU, walks away with $1,050 in Golf Shop credit and a big smile on your face. (Each hole-in-one must be verified by a witness and reported to the Golf Shop immediately after your round of golf has been completed.)
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