New Cavendish Captains ‘Drive In’

A cold but bright Buxton Sunday morning welcomed our new 2022 Captains John, Rachel and Alex. A great crowd of members turned out to give them terrific support at the start of their year. All three easily cleared the ditch to record a total driving distance  of 441 yards and win thunderous applause! Supported by…

Farewell Mr Captain … welcome Mr Captain!

The Captains’ Farewell is the formal event celebrating the captains’ year and handing over to the new team. This took place in the clubhouse on Friday 19 November with over 75 members and guests attending. Although by convention a formal event, the night was marked by its informality and reflected Pat and Danielle’s distinctive style.…

Lee featured in ‘Meet the Manager’

  The Golf Business interviews Lee Marshall The general manager and head professional of Cavendish Golf Club in Derbyshire talks about this dual role and how the club survived what was a financial crisis at the start of the pandemic – and why it is going from strength to strength less than two years later.…

Steve’s Daughters at Cavendish Prize Night

Prize night is always a challenge for the Match & Handicap Committee, who not only run the competitions throughout the year, but who are also responsible for getting all the trophies from the trophy cabinet, making sure the right trophies go to the right winners … oh and giving the trophies a really good polish…

That’s All Folks!

Ladies 2020 & 2021 Combined Prize Evening A Covid-casualty from 2020 was the loss of Ladies Prize Night; normally the highlight of the Lady Captain’s year and a chance to celebrate successes and reflect on the year just gone. To help rectify the omission, Lady Captain (2021) Danielle decided to invite Lady Captain (2020) Fiona…

Cavendish ‘Girls Rock!’

Girls Golf Rocks Last Thursday saw the first of our Girls Golf Rocks sessions. It was a glorious sunny evening and the class was full with girls ranging in ages from 7 to 12 year olds. Cavendish Pro, Lee Marshall, introduced the girls to Cavendish golf course and then focused the first session on some…

Senior 4BBB Open Results

Today was a senior 4BBB open competition and fortunately the weather was kind after an early downpour. The winners were Stephen Siu and Hing Chau Yip from Stand Golf Club with an excellent 45 points, congratulations to all prize winners and we hope everybody enjoyed their day. Tuesday 14th September – Senior Open 4BBB 1st…

Chatsworth Bowl & Palace Trophy Results

  57 players took on Cavendish for our annual prestigious individual 36 hole open. The Chatsworth Bowl (nett) and Palace Trophy (gross) were both keenly contested with the weather holding out for most of the day. Congratulations to Mark Gayes and Jason White who both secured narrow two stroke victories. Sunday 12th Sept Chatsworth Bowl &…

Mixed AMAM Open Results

On a breezy and cool day we welcomed 14 teams to compete in our Mixed AMAM. The conditions made for difficult scoring early on with several teams unable to beat par. But, towards the middle of the day conditions improved and it was almost perfect weather for golf. “You really do need to know this…

Cavendish ‘alive with the sound of music’

Club Acoustic plays Cavendish There was a bit of a fundraiser on Sunday night for the Captains Charities. Lady Captain Danielle arranged that she and some of her friends from Buxton’s hugely popular live music venue ‘Club Acoustic’ would come and entertain at the club. From 7:30 until well after 10 the audience was treated…