Cavendish Safeguarding Award

England Golf Accreditation Safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults was identified by the Cavendish Board as an essential strategic requirement for the Club moving forward and during lockdown the necessary resources were allocated to achieving the ‘GolfSafe’ standard. The board is very proud to announce that Cavendish has just achieved the Safeguarding Award, accredited…

England Golf ‘Unsung Hero’ Award

Lady Captain Recognised. Lady Captain, Danielle Banks has been recognised by England Golf CEO, Jeremy Tomlinson, as an ‘Unsung Hero’ for Cavendish Golf Club. Danielle was nominated by Chairman Terry Hayward for the compassionate response in support of lady members during the current lockdown. The attached letter explains why Danielle has been recognised. Thank you Danielle!…

“Sand’s ‘er’ me owed”

New bunkers ‘topped off’ As the new bunker sand was delivered today, Anthony triggers the military operation to get the bunkers filled and ready for action. The coded signal to the waiting volunteers (known only to locals) was “sand’s ‘er’e me owed!” Mr Captain can’t wait to keep out of them …    

Captain’s ‘sneaky peekies’

Staff and volunteers make so many course improvements Enticed by the sunshine, 2021 Captain Pat Campbell popped over to Cavendish today and took a few impromptu photos of the amazing course improvements undertaken over the recent lockdowns. The consistent hard work by our greenskeepers and volunteers has resulted in some stunning improvements. The images show:…

Golfshake readers recommend Cavendish

Golfers throughout England are keenly awaiting the game’s return, but where are you going to crown the resumption of play? Location: Derbyshire Review Comment: “This is a beautiful course. I didn’t really believe all the Augusta comparisons, but in the approach to the 6th green I really thought I was there in Georgia. These were…

Cavendish Professional in conversation

Lee Marshall joined Cavendish in November as Head Professional & General Manager. Since joining the club it has been open for just two weeks! In conversation with Cavendish Director and member Michael Williams, Lee shares his life story which includes extensive work with demanding Far Eastern golf complexes and why he chose to return to Buxton.…

Doug Andrew – funeral arrangements

Doug’s funeral will take place on Tuesday 2 February. The family would like all Doug’s friends and family to know the arrangements. The funeral will be held at Macclesfield Crematorium, commencing 1pm. The Covid restrictions mean that the numbers are strictly limited, but the family has arranged that anyone can view the service via the…

Cavendish ‘Cool Runnings’

Cavendish Golf Course is magnificent in the snow and provides a winter-sports playground for the local Buxton population. Although not so clever for golf, Captain Pat Campbell spotted a possible opportunity in today’s winter wonderland, Inspired by a recent showing of ‘Cool Runnings’, surely if Jamaica could have an Olympic bob sleigh team, well why…