Entries by Ben Pritchard

Garry’s latest FOREcast

Weekend FOREcast – Blustery and cool with showers After another soaker on Friday and Friday night, things will be somewhat better this weekend, with bright, breezy conditions – a mix of sunshine and a few showers. Another inch of rain will likely have fallen in 24 hours by dawn on Saturday, so things will be rather […]

Golfshake.com reviews Cavendish

Cavendish recently welcomed Golfshake to come and see the improvements that we have made over the past couple of years.  Golfshake.com is a place for golfers to get together online and discuss the latest hot topics in golf, chat, ask for advice, write blogs and air their views. It provides a wealth of knowledge on […]

All hands on deck for maintenance week

The green staff have been busy this week with golf course maintenance projects. Thankfully, the weather has been kind which has meant that so much has been achieved. All 19 greens have been cored with 5mm diameter tines at close spacing to a depth of 75mm. Once all cores were removed and surfaces blown of […]

Men’s Axe Edge Open Results

On a rare day of good weather this week, the sun was out shining for a full field of golfers for the Axe Edge Open. Everyone seemed to enjoy the course in such great condition and enjoyed the fantastic half way house as a spot to take a well earned break and refresh. Thank you […]

Men’s Seniors Open 4BBB Results

Yet again, our visitors enjoyed the course and we received many complimentary comments, and they were surprised to see how quickly it had recovered from the deluge it had thrown at it the day before, as the members were too! Thanks to the green staff as they have pulled out all the stops to make the course […]

Mixed Open 4BBB Results

Despite all of the bad weather this week, the rain did hold off long enough for us to get some golf in on Tuesday and hold our Mixed Open 4BBB. The greens team again did a fantastic job to make the course playable and in such great condition. Thank you to everyone who played and […]

Garry’s latest FOREcast

Rain, rain, go away… It’s been a classically dismal period of British summer weather, as a potent low pressure system has rotated across the country this week. Rainfall totals in the Peak District have topped 75mm (3 inches) since the weekend, turning our babbling brook into a raging torrent. We are not alone – most […]

Seniors Open AMAM Results

After the horrendous weather over the weekend, the prospects of the course being open and the competition staying on were looking slim. Luckily, we had a nice, sunny day and we have a fantastic greens team that were able to get the course in superb condition for the players to get out on to the […]

Dore and Totley Ladies Exchange Day

This week, Cavendish ladies had an exchange day with Dore and Totley Golf Club in Sheffield. Everyone had a superb day with Anna, Julia and Rachel winning 1st place, taking the Trippers Trophy along with Anne, Chris and Terri coming 2nd in the trio competition.   It was a fantastic day and enjoyed by all. […]

Garry’s latest FOREcast

General situation: A very hot continental airmass currently over the British Isles will give way to much less hot, but still warm and fairly humid air over the next few days. Weather systems will become slow-moving, so confidence in the forecast is rather low. Whilst there will be periods of rain for the Peak District, […]