Madden’s Launches Caddie Service For The 2013 Season

By Keegan Shoutz

The Classic at Madden’s is the first public course in Minnesota to offer professional caddie expertise. Madden’s an award-winning resort and vacation destination located on Brainerd’s Gull Lake, is providing golfers with the ultimate links experience by launching caddie services for The Classic at Madden’s, the resort’s five-star, top 100 ranked course. The caddie program at Madden’s brings something back to Minnesota Public Golf that hasn’t been seen in years and a service level that is the first of their kind on a public course in Minnesota. The Caddie Forecaddie Services provide golfers with a true tour play experience on a tour caliber golf course.

The Caddie Service offers one caddie that will walk the course carrying up to two bags and will provide expertise in course knowledge, shot strategy and accurate yardages. This caddie will also maintain the course, manage the pace of play and locate errant shots for you. The Forecaddie Service offers all of the Caddie Services for one to four golfers that prefer to ride the course in a golf cart rather than walk.

The Classic at Madden’s is the only five-star, top 100 course in Minnesota ranked by GolfDigest. The magazine has also listed The Classic at Madden’s as: one of “America’s Top 100 Public Courses” (since 2003), one of the “Top 100 Places You Can Play,” one of the “Best Courses in Minnesota,” and one of America’s “Best Value” courses. Golfweek ranked The Classic at Madden’s one of “America’s Top 100 Resort Courses” in 2012 and has also listed The Classic at Madden’s as one of “Golfweek’s Best” in 2007. Madden’s on Gull Lake is an award-winning resort located on more than 1,000 acres and offers its vacationers world-class golf, upscale dining, excellent tennis, great activities for children and almost every kind of on-the-water recreation possible. Madden’s has 287 guest rooms, 42,000 square feet of meeting space and can comfortably accommodate more than 600 guests.

Madden’s on Gull Lake was the sole recipient of Golf Digest’s Green Star Award in 2010 for its exceptional green initiative program. Minnesota Meetings & Events Magazine listed Madden’s as the “Best Golf Resort & Lodge on Lakefront Property” in 2003, the “Best Resort in Minnesota” in 2008, the “Best Resort with Meeting/Event Space in 2011 and 2012, and the “Best Venue Outside the Metro” in 2012.

Madden’s on Gull Lake provides the best that Minnesota has to offer. For more information visit

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