Entries by Ben Pritchard

Two Hole-in-One’s in one day!

Friday was a special day for not one, but two golfers playing at Cavendish. Phil Jackson, hit a hole-in-one on the long 13th hole and later on, Prestbury GC member, Gary Titchen, achieved his hole-in-one on the tough 17th.

Famous faces play Cavendish Golf Club

Cavendish has welcomed some famous faces to the course in recent weeks with European Tour player and World No. 25 Matt Fitzpatrick playing the course alongside his brother, world number 65 ranked Amateur golfer, Alex. They were joined by their dad to play at Cavendish on Thursday 22nd May.

Cavendish Crowdfunding campaign raises over £25,000

As you all know, the lockdown enforced by the COVID-19 pandemic had a dire financial consequence for the Golf Club.  Our much-loved club was faced with significant financial challenges given a huge loss of expected visitor income during the seven weeks that the UK was locked down. As a member-owned club, we exist solely to […]

Garry’s FOREcast

Golf returns, any useful rain? Golf has returned, and let’s hope the situation in the country stays safe enough for us to continue doing this fully into the summer. I’m sure we’re all more than willing to keep to the various restrictions to enable us to get out and enjoy the game we love. So […]

Remembering, Ernie Thompson

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of our longest-standing members, Ernie Thompson. Ernie passed peacefully in his sleep on the night of Tuesday 21st April 2020. Ernie will be dearly missed by everyone that knew him. Our thoughts are with his friends and family in this difficult time. Rest […]

Lady Captain’s Coffee Morning

Lady Captain’s Coffee Morning took place this week marking the start of the new golfing season.  Members and their friends enjoyed coffee and cakes overlooking a sunny Cavendish.  The books, plants, cakes and snack stalls proved popular and Lady Captain, Fiona Wylie, would like to thank everyone for their support in attending the coffee morning and […]

On your marks, get set… Golf!

On Sunday 8th March, International Women’s day, Chris Campbell and Rachel Child entered their first Speed Golf Competition at Stanedge Golf Club, organised by the Girls Derbyshire County squad to raise money for Sports Relief. The event attracted 34 players, of all ages, playing a 9 hole alternate shot game in pairs. Speed golf, for […]

Alan Jones passes R&A Rules School

Cavendish Golf Club member, Alan Jones, attended the R&A Rules School from 4th-7th February at St Andrews. The course was well attended with 96 delegates attending from as far afield as Australia, South Korea, China & Vietnam as well as southern Africa, eastern Europe and Scandinavia. One of the instructors was non-other than Kevin Feeney, formerly a […]

Burns Night Success

Cavendish held a fun quiz night and disco to celebrate Burns Night last week. It was great to see so many new faces participating in another successful event.  In true Scottish style we had a delicious Burns supper of Haggis, Neeps and Tatties with cranachan for dessert. Tartan tammies off to our chefs for the great food!  Longstanding […]