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Madden's Golf Course Maintenance Sustainability Program (Viewed: 1421)
Posted by Gerald O'Stanley on October 24, 2011 @ 11:28 am

Our program was started out of a desire to promote bent grass vs. annual bluegrass on our golf courses. Bentgrass is a grass that requires less inputs from fertilizer, water and pesticides and is hardier in times of weather related stresses. It also provides :: continue

8+ Ways to be Sustainable at Home and on Vacation (Viewed: 2960)
Posted by Gerald O'Stanley on October 20, 2011 @ 11:28 am

We know being sustainable and “going green” is on many people’s minds these days, but sometimes it can be hard to act on your desire to help our Mother Earth. Need some fresh ideas to get you started? Look no further.Sustainability on VacationWhile on :: continue

Sustainablility at Maddens: A Way of Life (Viewed: 1538)
Posted by Gerald O'Stanley on October 17, 2011 @ 11:30 am

At Madden’s sustainability is a daily way of life. Ask any employee from our golf course maintenance to laundry staff and from front desk to food and beverage staff; they each could tell you at least a few things about our green initiative. Built from :: continue

Madden's Fall School Break Weekend (Viewed: 1483)
Posted by Gerald O'Stanley on October 13, 2011 @ 11:28 am

This three night/four-day weekend will fly by with activities like bonfires, horseback riding, trap shooting, yoga, pontoon cruises and much more.The school season is well underway but Fall Break is right around the corner! How will you keep the kiddies :: continue

Madden's 2011 Murder Mystery Recap (Viewed: 1218)
Posted by Gerald O'Stanley on October 11, 2011 @ 11:29 am

Miss out on this year’s Murder Mystery Weekend at Madden’s? Have no fear, we’ve summed up the mystery scenario for those who need to get their crime solving fix. Don’t forget to join in on the chilling fun next October. The 2012 Murder Mystery Weekend :: continue

Madden Family Tradition Continues as Fourth Generation Joins the Fun (Viewed: 1752)
Posted by Gerald O'Stanley on October 10, 2011 @ 11:29 am

Madden’s on Gull Lake has always been a family owned and operated resort. It began when the first piece of the resort was purchased in 1936 by Jack and his uncle Tom Madden. Since then, the tradition has continued. Whether you see family members strolling :: continue

Bagpiper Rings Out the Golf Season (Viewed: 1556)
Posted by Gerald O'Stanley on October 3, 2011 @ 11:30 am

For 6 years now, Madden’s have taken on the the Scottish tradition of putting the golf course to sleep by playing bag pipe music. We don’t “tuck in” the golf course every night, but twice a year we use the signature sounds of a live bag pipe. Once to :: continue

Madden's Memories 2011 (Viewed: 1187)
Posted by Gerald O'Stanley on September 22, 2011 @ 11:30 am

We have just over one month left in our season. We’re starting to get a little sad! Madden’s is not only a job we come to each day, it is our passion! For me, Madden’s main blogger, this summer was just plain fun! I got to do nearly everything around :: continue

Closing Party at Madden's (Viewed: 1309)
Posted by Gerald O'Stanley on September 19, 2011 @ 11:31 am

Fine dining. Fine Wine. Adult-focused. Evening bonfires. Beautiful fall colors. Adult Olympics. Golf Scramble. Lawn bowling, croquet, and golf clinics. Wine glass painting. What more can you ask for in a fall getaway?Each year at Madden’s we send off :: continue

Madden's Murder Mystery Weekend (Viewed: 1675)
Posted by Chad Parks on September 5, 2011 @ 12:32 pm

Madden's on Gull Lake is the perfect backdrop for a suspense-filled weekend of murders, treachery and deceit.  Mystery lovers beware, the Madden's Murder Mystery weekend will take place September 30 - October 2 so gear up for a thrilling few days.What :: continue

Simple Fishing Tips for Northern MN Fishing (Viewed: 2021)
Posted by Chad Parks on September 2, 2011 @ 12:45 pm

For our final fishing post of the week, I wanted to offer some tips for helping you improve your fishing experience. I gathered information from various websites and experts. Please let me know if you have any more advice you'd like to share with your :: continue

A Look into the Life of a Professional Angler (Viewed: 1328)
Posted by Chad Parks on August 31, 2011 @ 12:57 pm

At Madden’s resort we are fortunate to have a local fishing guide service we can refer our guests to when they are looking for some fishing fun: Walleyedan’s fishing guide service. Walleyedan has written a few guest posts on fishing conditions for us :: continue

Fishing in the Brainerd Lakes Area 101 (Viewed: 1425)
Posted by Chad Parks on August 29, 2011 @ 3:41 pm

A the name implies, the Brainerd Lakes Area is home to many lakes. And when there are lakes, there are fish. This week in our blog, we are happy to tell you about the many fishing opportunities available around the Brainerd Lakes area including our friend :: continue

The Best Week of the Year at Madden's (Viewed: 1242)
Posted by Chad Parks on August 19, 2011 @ 11:06 am

I made my way down to the Lodge recently in hopes of getting the opportunity to meet a family who has been staying at Madden’s “for like 50 some years” as reported to me by various employees around the resort. As I walked up to the front desk I inquired :: continue

Chef Matias Latorre to serve Elk Tenderloin at upcoming event (Viewed: 1430)
Posted by Chad Parks on August 13, 2011 @ 11:16 am

This week we’ve been featuring information to help you prepare for Madden’s Food and Wine weekend. Today I’d like to introduce you to Matias Latorre, one of our renowned chefs at Madden’s and share with you the dish he will be featuring at our upcoming :: continue

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