Explosive Captains’ Drive-In

There was a good turn out for Sunday’s Captains Drive-in. On a beautiful winters day Cavendish members welcomed new Captains: Bob Clarke, Pam Brindley and Alex Needham. Gluwein and mince pies were provided to warm everyone up and an explosive surprise was in store for Captain Bob when he took his turn on the tee…

Captains change at Cavendish

Captains’ Farewell is an important event, marking the end of the year for the outgoing captains and welcoming the new captains. After a fabulous year 2022 Captain, John Cornwell and Lady Captain, Rachel Child, savoured  a night of reflection and celebration of their year. Many members joined to say farewell and enjoy this special occasion.…

Rob & Chris win place in final

Congratulations on reaching the final of the first Golf Guide Matchplay Event 2022 Our very own Rob Lee (8) and Chris Unsworth (0) have reached the final with 5 pairs now battling it out for the first prize – an all-expenses trip to the Golf Guide Finals at Finca Cortesin and San Roque, Spain in…

Cavendish: ‘Top Midland Course’

New Golf Monthly report features Cavendish as one of the top rated Midland Golf Courses   Cavendish Chairman Terry Hayward comments: ‘Being named in any list of ‘the Best’ is an honour and it is reward for the great team we have at Cavendish who work tirelessly to ensure that members and visitors alike enjoy…

Australians ‘Sledge’ Cavendish!

It’s been a great bank holiday weekend with guests from Lake Karrinyup Country Club from Perth, Australia. Lake Karrinyup CC is one of the premier golf courses in Australia hosting many top golf competitions including the Australian Open. The course opened in 1928 and was designed by famous golfer Alex Russell who was Alistair MacKenzie’s…

Pam & Martin win Bridget Newell Mixed Open

Today’s open was the Bridget Newell Mixed Open 4BBB, named after a celebrated Cavendish member who tragically died aged 25 in 1937, after finishing 2nd in the British Amateur the year previous. Despite a cold peak district wind, the competition still saw some great scores. The winners were Cavendish’s own Pam Brindley & Martin Knights…

Cavendish joins exclusive national golf society

New member benefits Cavendish has become the most recent club to participate in the national Golf Society GB. The society organises events around the country plus at least one international tour and they are excellent both for the quality of golf and the camaraderie. Members of GSGB benefit from preferential rates at 42 courses around…

A ‘Bevvy’ of Lovely Lady Captains

Past Lady Captains Competition Still an exclusive club, the past Cavendish Lady Captains meet each year to celebrate and share memories. The office of Lady Captain is always busy, rarely without its challenges but most look back on ‘their year’ with a sense of satisfaction and pride. This year’s host was Lady Captain during lockdown…

‘Mountain Men’s’ Eaton Mess

Thrilling finish to City Glass Foursomes Match Cavendish travelled to Eaton to play the next round in the Manchester Alliance City Glass Foursomes. The match had a thrilling end and the home side posted the following report: “A right battle took place at Eaton early on Sunday morning when the “Mountain men“ from the Peak District…

Sheer Golfing Enjoyment!

Evalu18 Review. The independent ‘Evalu18’ Review was conducted before all our most recent improvements, yet it ‘waxes lyrical’ about every aspect of our wonderful Alister MacKenzie-designed masterpiece. It provides a well considered and informed insight on Cavendish and is well worth a read. With all the work to paths, bridges, drainage and bunkers completed this…