Lady Captains Share Away Weekend

Carden Park was the venue for the Cavendish ladies golf holiday on August 9th and 10th. Lady Captain Fiona had booked the event for last year but COVID meant it could not happen, so Lady Captain Danielle suggested they shared the event. Day 1 was an individual stableford 1st Lady Vice Captain Rachel with a…

‘Bryson Shambolics’ v ‘Peaky Blinders’

The Captains Away event is one of the highlights of the Captain’s year and this year was held at Breadsall Priory 9 and 10 August with 35 Cavendish members. However there was one main departure from convention … The Covid pandemic meant that last year’s Captain Mike Higgins could not enjoy an away event of…

Festival Day 7 – Axe Edge Trophy

Well, we made it! 7 days of open competitions concluded today with the Axe Edge Trophy, a 4BBB gents competition that has always been the concluding event in our Festival of Golf, Open Week. There were concerns as to whether we would get through it with a horrendous forecast suggesting thunderstorms and relentless rain.  But…

Day 6 Festival – Seniors 4BBB

Last year the two seniors events got the best weather of the week.  This year they paid for it as bands of rain, showers and the edge of a storm passed through to ensure that nobody escaped a dousing. You had to feel for the early starters; it was relentless and therefore no surprise to…

Festival Day 5 – Ladies AMAM Open

As is traditional, Thursday at Cavendish Golf Club is ladies day. Today we welcomed 41 teams to compete in our Ladies AMAM Open and as with all our open competitions, players come from far and wide. Is it because we are ranked 61st in the Golf World Top 100 in England or perhaps it is…

Festival Day 4 – Singles Open Stableford

In a change to the normal schedule, this year we ran a singles stableford open competition with both gents and ladies divisions. Cavendish welcomed 88 competitors from all over the UK and the weather held out with only a light shower.  All competitors were extremely happy with the course condition with many finding the greens…

Day 2 Open Week – Seniors AMAM

On a very pleasant Monday morning we welcomed over 180 seniors to compete in Day 2 of Open week, a senior AMAM. With the gentlest of breezes the conditions looked perfect from the off for some good scoring and the field was led by Tomczak, Owen, Burgess and Oakes – regular visitors from Leek Birchall…

‘Mens AMAM’ kicks-off ‘2021 Open Week’

2021 Cavendish Open Week Festival got off to an absolute flyer yesterday with the Gents AMAM. In less than ideal conditions – misty, drizzle and just a little chilly, the scoring from the start was excellent with the early teams putting down markers on the newly refurbished opening holes. “We’ve been coming here for 5…

Cavendish – Top 100 for FUN!

Cavendish is delighted to be included once again in the NEW Golf World Top 100 Fun Courses in the  UK and Ireland. Golf World is the original, most respected, trusted and authoritative golf course rankings, avidly followed by opinion formers in golf. For a members’ club like Cavendish these independent assessments mean a great deal…