Cavendish Golf Club

Cavendish Golf Club, on the edge of the Peak District in Derbyshire is an 18 hole, par 68 (5721 yard), private, parkland golf course designed by Dr Alister MacKenzie and Golf World \'Top 100\' course.

Contact Information

Watford Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6XF United Kingdom

Tel: 01298 79708

Golf Pro: Lee Marshall | Tel: 01298 79708

Website: http://www.cavendishgolfclub.com
 

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  • Midweek Guide: £30.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £30.00 per round *

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* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 68 | 5721 yards | Private | Parkland

Driving rangeBuggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire

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  • Societies Accepted to Play
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  • 7 Day Membership Available
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Cavendish Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.82

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 92
Average Ratings
4.57 ... Overall Rating
4.59 ... The Course
4.61 ... Course Cond.
4.28 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.43 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.47 ... Pace of play
4.74 ... Hospitality.
3.81 ... Prac. Facil.
4.29 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

92 ratings & 76 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 69 out of 2162.

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Highly Recommended 2018

What the club says: Situated in Buxton, Cavendish was opened in 1925 and designed Dr Alister MacKenzie, whose list of courses includes the iconic Augusta National, home of the Masters. Cavendish is regarded by experts to be MacKenzie’s ‘Inspiration for Augusta’ and it’s easy to see why. With undulating fairways, sloping greens and well thought out hazards, there are many holes at Cavendish that definitely mirror many of those found at Augusta National.

Cavendish has been voted as a Top 100 UK Golf course for the past 4 years, and was voted as a Top 100 Fun Course to play in 2018. Cavendish is thought by many to be quite possibly the best layout in the world under 6000 yards, offering ‘sheer golfing enjoyment’.

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Reviewed Oct 4 2020 by James G - rated 5 out of 5

Best course I?ve ever played.

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 the trickiest greens I?ve ever played on but they were fair and took some real thought. Great course and the people running it and the clubhouse were all friendly and keen to please. I recommend wholeheartedly!
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Reviewed Sep 29 2020 by Nigel S - rated 5 out of 5

A very good challenge.

Greens were superb. Smooth, slopey and very fast. Too big a challenge for my 11 handicap. On one hole I was 8ft above the hole in 3 and 5 shots later, I picked up????
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Reviewed Sep 28 2020 by Mark H - rated 5 out of 5

Absolute Gem

This is a very friendly welcoming club designed by dr Mackenzie in 1925 it has stood the test of time. A member of our party actually said it was the best course he had ever played. Greens immaculate and true. Well done to everyone at the club it is a true first class course.
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Reviewed Aug 1 2020 by Ste D - rated 5 out of 5

Amazing course in an idillic setting.

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Reviewed Jul 16 2020 by Rob G - rated 5 out of 5

One of the best courses I have ever played

This is a stunning course , well looked after, fantastic greens and some of the most interesting and challenging holes around. A credit to the members, staff and committee- I will be back again soon. A couple of fairways have suffered in the earlier dry spell in 2020 but they are starting to recover now.
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Reviewed Jun 18 2020 by James J - rated 5 out of 5

Lovely course, every hole a different challenge

Although this course is a par 68, it certainly is one to visit and just see the beauty of its layout. Some very challenging holes which need precise and long tee off's to play to GIR. Beautiful scenery and the natural features which run through the course just add to the enjoyment. The course is in excellent conditions and the staff were really helpful considering the COVID-19 conditions making it more difficult to use all the facilities. If you want a beautiful course, with some really different holes, get it on your list.
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Reviewed Jun 15 2020 by Kunal M - rated 5 out of 5

Best course I've played

The course is set in the Buxton hills which has amazing scenery. The course itself is well maintained and in excellent condition. You can never know what weather conditions you will face until you are there on the 1st tee.
Great course

(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 91 Handicap: 16.3)
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Reviewed Jun 13 2020 by Joe A - rated 5 out of 5
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(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 91 Handicap: 0)
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Reviewed Jun 6 2020 by Andy M - rated 4 out of 5

Fantastic course worth visiting

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Reviewed Mar 10 2020 by Matthew A - rated 4 out of 5

Great course, fantastic greens

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Reviewed Feb 4 2020 by Andy, Barnsley - rated 5 out of 5

Charming, memorable, friendly

My brother and I played Cavendish GC last autumn - we're both connoisseurs of a good golf course, and Cavendish had been on my hit list for some time (my bro was already raving about it). We got rained off after seven holes, and I know the best was yet to come. BUT those first seven holes .. bliss! Despite the rain, I loved every one of them, and what's more the welcome in the pro shop was wonderful, and the hospitality inside the club was magnificent. What a beautiful, special place. Hugely recommended, and I can't wait to go back in better weather :-)
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Reviewed Jan 3 2020 by James G - rated 5 out of 5
Great course. The club shop let us go out early no probs, and are always helpful. The course was in immense condition for early Jan, with only two temps. Regular greens were excellent and scary at times, some very tricky reads. Defo one of the most interesting and fun courses about. For a shortish course it plays very long, finally reached the 5th in 2 today! Highly recommended if 120 acres of up and down parkland zzzzz golf isn’t your bag. Top class.
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Reviewed Oct 14 2019 by Jamie D - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Sep 12 2019 by Richard N - rated 5 out of 5

Definitely one of the best courses I?ve played

Greens absolutely incredible.......receptive, fast but true
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Reviewed Sep 11 2019 by Richard N - rated 5 out of 5

Definitely one of the best courses I?ve played

Greens absolutely incredible.......receptive, fast but true
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Reviewed Sep 11 2019 by Richard N - rated 5 out of 5

Definitely one of the best courses I?ve played

Greens absolutely incredible.......receptive, fast but true
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Reviewed Sep 11 2019 by Richard N - rated 5 out of 5

Definitely one of the best courses I?ve played

Greens absolutely incredible.......receptive, fast but true
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Reviewed Sep 10 2019 by Richard N - rated 5 out of 5

Definitely one of the best courses I?ve played

Greens absolutely incredible.......receptive, fast but true
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Reviewed Aug 27 2019 by David L - rated 5 out of 5
We had a four ball on a lovely sunny day,the reception in the pro shop was excellent very accommodating young lady.made our round more enjoyable.There are challenging holes for high handicap?s and Low a great day had by all will definitely recommend to my mates.
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Reviewed Aug 17 2019 by Ben - rated 5 out of 5

Possibly the best value for money course in the country

An unbelievable course that was set up brilliantly. The work that has been done in the past 12 months is outstanding and has transformed this good course into a great club. The food was fantastic and a far sight better than it had been in previous years due to a new catering team. I would definitely recommend playing this course and I am going to join as a member, I enjoyed it that much.
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