Joel takes on Cavendish role

Cavendish Golf Club pro Joel Dowland
Cavendish Golf Club pro Joel Dowland

CAVENDISH Golf Club’s new Golf Operations Manager is aiming to drive the club forward in 2011.

Joel Dowland, 30, has taken on the new role at the Gadley Lane club, and will be in charge of running the pro shop and encouraging more golfers, especially juniors, to get involved with the sport.

Cavendish Golf Club captain Robert Forder welcomes new pro Joel Dowland

Cavendish Golf Club captain Robert Forder welcomes new pro Joel Dowland

“My main aim is to drive Cavendish forward, get the club known and encourage more members. I would also like to get more golfers playing in Buxton,” commented Joel, of Park Road.

Previously at Redhill & Reigate Golf Club in Surrey for 20 months, prior to that Joel was teaching six-days-a-week at Abu Dhabi Golf and Equestrian Club in the Middle East.

Joel plans to run junior group lessons on Tuesday nights and organise a junior tournament for the youngsters.

Robert Forder, Captain of Cavendish Golf Club, added: “The idea is for Joel to introduce youth and vitality to the club. That’s what our expectations are.”

Contact Joel by calling the pro shop at Cavendish Golf Club on 01298 79708 (extension 2), or email proshop@cavendishgolfclub.com.