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Coming Spring 2023: NEW Saltwater Pool Deck at Madden’s on Gull Lake

The Pool Deck at the Madden Inn is undergoing a major renovation this winter to create an enhanced poolside and dining experience for guests. The deck, which overlooks Pine Beach East Golf Course, will be revamped to include a 1080 square foot saltwater pool, additional...

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Watch | Celebrating 25 Years of The Classic at Madden’s

25 years ago, in 1997, The Classic at Madden's opened to the public. Rated in America’s Top 100 Greatest Public Courses (#59 in 2019) and given 5 Stars by Golf Digest, The Classic at Madden’s is a state- and nation-wide must-play course. Building a Classic What started as some open land...

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What’s New in 2022 | Madden’s Resort Updates for the 2022 Season

With over 90 years of rich history, Madden's on Gull Lake is a classic lakeside resort that embraces tradition. But remaining a top resort in the Midwest also requires innovation and change, and it's something that we at Madden's welcome. In fact, Innovation + Training...

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Madden’s Holiday Gift Guide

'Tis the season for holiday shopping and gift giving! We've rounded up some of our favorite gift ideas that will last well beyond the holidays. TrackMan Virtual Golf Punch Card Golf all year round with TrackMan virtual golf! It's the perfect gift for the golfer...

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Madden’s Named #1 Resort in the Midwest by Condé Nast

Madden's on Gull Lake has received a top honor in Condé Nast 2021 Readers' Choice Awards. Voters rated Madden's on Gull Lake as the #1 Resort in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest. Madden's has previously ranked 53rd Best Resort in the World in 2014 and a...

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Video | A MN Getaway Just 2 Hours from the Twin Cities

Sometimes the best vacations are the ones that are right in your backyard--or close to it. Located in the Brainerd Lakes Area, Madden's is just a gas tank away from the Minneapolis-St.Paul area, or about a 2-hour drive. Watch the Gas Tank Trip segment on...

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What’s New in 2021: New Offerings at The Spa

With its calming music and peaceful views of Gull Lake, stepping into The Spa at Madden's is enough to transport you to a more tranquil state of mind. The Spa offers a full range of luxury services from massages and body wraps to facials and...

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What’s New in 2021: Golf Updates

Madden’s on Gull Lake has been a leader in Minnesota golf for 92 years, and we’re always pushing forward to get better at what we do. Here are a couple of ways Madden's has changed and improved for the upcoming season. ON THE COURSES The new...

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What’s New in 2021: New Menu Items at The Classic Grill

The Classic Grill is back for another season with some new additions to the menu. In addition to classic favorites, Chef Darrell is crafting these delicious dishes this season. Sushi Stack Sushi Stack | The Classic Grill Crunchy sesame sushi rice cake, spicy mayo, cucumber...

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What’s New in 2021 | New Ways to Play at Madden’s

The start of Madden's 92nd season is almost here! Each winter when the resort is closed for the season, the Madden's team is still hard at work preparing to welcome guests back come springtime. One of Madden's Core Values is Innovation, and each winter every...

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