Greens Team Careers Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Greenkeeping team at Cavendish Golf Club. This Alister Mackenzie designed golf course is situated in the Derbyshire High Peak, on the edge of the spa town of Buxton, and is regarded by many as Mackenzie’s finest creation under 6000 yards, and is consistently ranked a top 100…

Cavendish 2021 ‘Top 100’ Success

Cavendish has once again been recognised as a ‘Top 100’ golf course. The 2021 Golf World list measures courses on six criteria: design, setting, memorability, playability, consistency and presentation and Cavendish is singled out for its very special design – the inspired handiwork of Dr Alister MacKenzie in 1925. Not only is Cavendish included once…

Doug Andrew RIP

Cavendish Golf Club is deeply saddened to announce that former member Doug Andrew passed away this morning at 5.30am in Stepping Hill Hospital. Doug & his wife Julie were long standing and active members from 1990 until quite recently as Doug was diagnosed with dementia and unable to continue playing. Doug and his friend Geoff…

Course closure due to national lockdown

  We had hoped that 2021 would start on a positive note with a wonderful season ahead of us. Sadly, the Government announcement of yesterday evening means the course and club must close until further notice.. Here is the communication from England Golf: The UK Government has announced a complete lockdown of England with immediate…

Cavendish Past Captain Honoured

Harry Carlisle has been honoured with the BEM for services to World War I and II remembrance Harry, 82, has written five books about servicemen from Cheshire, Macclesfield and Norfolk who served in World War I and II. In 2014 he started research into all named servicemen on all the war memorials in North East…

Captain’s New Year ‘Blues!’

With no wins in the last five games, there’s no escaping that being a ‘Blues’ supporter is a tough gig this season! For lifelong Birmingham City FC fanatic and Cavendish Captain, Pat Campbell, a diversion was needed as he anxiously contemplated tomorrow’s fixture against Blackburn Rovers! So donning his very best ‘Peaky Blinders’ cap, proudly worn…

Captains’ Christmas Message

We would both like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who have sent us best wishes for 2021. We would also like to pay tribute to Mike and Fiona for their unstinting efforts to make 2020 an amazing year despite the Covid 19 Pandemic. It is very important to also mention our fantastic Greens…

‘Bunkered!’

Look what’s happening during lockdown! Hot on the heels of the remodelling of the bunkers protecting the 1st and 3rd greens, the 18th green is now getting the ‘treatment’. Specialist contractor Martin has been modelling bunkers for 30 years and is now making a great job on the Cavendish course. Martin’s artistry is clear to…