Entries by Ben Pritchard

Cavendish Christmas Party

Our Cavendish Christmas Party was a fabulously festive evening. The traditional Christmas dinner was delicious, many thanks to Paul, Matt and their team for looking after us so well. The Fairfield Band and organist Graham Deighan provided the entertainment and guests enjoyed a Christmassy sing-song! Captain Mike Higgins then started off the party games which were […]

Cavendish hosts Children’s Christmas Party

Cavendish Golf Club’s Captain, Mike Higgins, and Lady Captain, Fiona Wylie, hosted the Children’s Christmas Party on Sunday which was a fabulous success.  Animal Magic brought some amazing animals including snakes, lizards, a skunk, an owl, a chinchilla, a hedgehog, a scorpion and a tarantula to meet the children (and adults!).  Thanks to the Ladies Committee […]

Jingle Bell Jog

Many Cavendish members and their families took part in the Jingle Bell Jog Santa Run in aid of Blythe House Hospice on Sunday. A 5km around the Pavilion Gardens in some unexpectedly glorious Buxton sunshine. Many of the participants then continued to Cavendish to refuel with a fabulous Sunday roast dinner.  Even Lady Captain’s dog […]

All change at Cavendish

It was farewell and thanks to Neil Flynn and Linda Green for their excellent year as Cavendish Golf Club Captains for the Men’s and Ladies sections. They handed the roles over to Mike Higgins as Captain and Fiona Wylie as Lady Captain for 2020. Neil spoke of his pride in representing the club in his […]

Cavendish Ladies introduce their new Captain

The Cavendish Ladies Section held their 94th Annual General Meeting in the clubhouse on the 14th November.  Many ladies attended and the Lady Captain for 2019 Linda Green presented the new Lady Captain for 2020, Fiona Wylie with her Captain’s jacket and silver brooch.   Match and Handicap secretary Julia Rowland gave a comprehensive account of the competitions held over […]

Alan has had a busy few months!

Cavendish member Alan Jones, who spends most of his year in Mauritius, has had a busy few weeks. Shortly after returning from spending the summer in Buxton, he was appointed by the Mauritius Golf Federation (MGF) as Tournament Referee for the Indian Ocean Amateur Open at the Heritage Golf Course on the island’s south coast. […]

Men’s Prize Presentation Night 2019

On a day where the weather unfortunately meant that the golf was cancelled, the evening presentation was a fantastic occasion and celebration of a brilliant year. The Captain would like to thank all those who attended the prize night, “We had a lovely evening with most prize winners in attendance, and once again a great […]

Ladies Prize Presentation Night 2019

The Ladies had a great day on Thursday 17th October playing in a Texas Scramble in the morning followed by a lovely meal, then the presentation of Trophies and Prizes for the 2019 season in the evening.   Well done to all the ladies for their efforts this year, congratulations to all of the trophy […]

Garry’s Latest FOREcast

September has more or less lived up to expectations – after an August which was at times truly awful, it often follows that September gives us a good spell, and we managed that through mid-month at least. Now we’ve very much taken a step in the direction of autumn, and changeable weather is very much […]

Men’s Open Turkey Results

We were very lucky with the weather on Sunday in the Men’s Open Turkey, as the forecast was for heavy rain and lightning throughout the day but fortunately, this held off for the golfers and we only experienced a cloudy day with showers at times. Congratulations to all of the prize winners and thank you to everyone […]