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…

Cavendish Ladies Zoom into Christmas

Sign of the times What can you do when you’re the new Lady Captain and you can’t hold your annual Christmas lunch owing to Covid 19 restrictions? Well Cavendish Lady Captain Danielle Banks (‘Chief Elf’ for the day) and Vice Captain Rachel Child, turned to ZOOM for the answer. 25 lady members enjoyed an 80…

‘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…

This is what you COULD have won Pat!

The on-going Covid restrictions meant that the the Captains’ drive-in planned for today had to be cancelled. The drive-in is normally the high-energy, kick-start to the new Captains’ year, so understandably a big disappointment … and as if to compound the disappointment, the weather was perfect! Captain Pat just couldn’t resist going out on this glorious…