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Classic at Madden's

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Must play golf course!

If you enjoy perfect greens, fairway and tee boxes with a beautiful and challenging layout, The... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
Devin P
Fine Golf in the North Woods!!

The Madden Family has a fine tradition of excellence in each endeavor they undertake! They are... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2018
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Golfers have the option of playing this award-winning course from 4,883 yards all the way back to 7,109 yards; this makes the game a great test of players' skills.
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11266 Pine Beach Peninsula Rd, Brainerd, MN 56401-2080
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

If you enjoy perfect greens, fairway and tee boxes with a beautiful and challenging layout, The classic is a must!

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Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Devin, thank you for playing The Classic at Madden's and for sharing your positive review and recommendation. We hope to see you on the course again!

Reviewed August 23, 2018

The Madden Family has a fine tradition of excellence in each endeavor they undertake! They are the only owners of this fine resort with two golf courses on their property! The Classic is an appropriate name - they are "Classic"!More

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Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Thank you for sharing your review of The Classic at Madden's. Yes, we are blessed to be a family-owned property, in our 3rd generation now. Among our 4 courses, The Classic, Pine Beach West, Pine Beach East, and the Social 9, we can accommodate golfers...More

Reviewed August 2, 2018

Enjoyed a great afternoon golf outing. Staff was very helpful getting us out on time. Great grounds perfectly maintained. Even enjoy lunch. A great time.More

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Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded August 3, 2018

Thank you for spending your afternoon with us on the course at The Classic and in the clubhouse for lunch. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed the grounds and the service of our team and will look forward to seeing you at...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

First time staying at Maddens. Played the Classic twice. Walked the course with a knowledgeable caddie. Course condition was excellent. 15 handicapper here so told to play the blues and shot 93 & 94. Tough but fun track that I will play again next year.More

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Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Thank you for staying at Madden's and for playing The Classic golf course. Tough but fun is a great way to describe The Classic, which you chose to experience in the best possible way: walking with a caddie. We appreciate your review and hope you...More

Reviewed December 10, 2017

I've played The Classic at Madden's a few dozen times and always come away impressed. Amazing conditions and one of my top 3 courses in N. Minnesota. The workers are all friendly and the service is great. I look forward to playing it again next...More

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Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2017

Thank you for playing The Classic at Madden's and for sharing your experience for others who may be interested in giving it a try. We couldn't be happier that you enjoyed your experience on the course and with our staff. Your endorsement means so much...More

Reviewed August 4, 2017

Stopped in for a round of afternoon golf, perfect the weather and the grounds. Got our carts and off we were. Wonderful outing.More

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Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Thank you for stopping in at The Classic at Madden's for an afternoon round. Our grounds folks work hard to ensure that our guests experience the same quality each day of our season. We appreciate your kind words and are very glad to know that...More

Reviewed July 10, 2017

this course will challenge your game. beautiful setting, very well maintained. real sand bunkers (not that gravelly northern MN stuff), fast greens. this isn't like their other resort courses. this is a championship level golf course. bring your A game, plan your shots, and enjoy...More

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Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2017

Thank you for playing The Classic and for sharing your experience for others! Your appreciation for a true championship level course is apparent and your priorities are certainly in order with "enjoy the scenery" being one of them. We appreciate your call out of the...More

Reviewed March 16, 2017

I don't know what I like best, the fact that it is a very challenging course or the fact that it is one of the most beautiful courses carved out of the woods and kept as pristine as possible. It is not your typical resort...More

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Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2017

Thank you, we like to think you should be allowed to like all of those things equally. Our team works hard to keep the course conditions pristine each day of the season, so every golfer has the same experience. You are very kind to share...More

Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed with our visit here. The course is in very good condition, but the greens speed is unrealistic with the slopes. An uphill putt that stops a foot above the hole should not then roll back 3 feet below the hole. Too many cross...More

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Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2016

Thank you for playing The Classic at Madden’s. We sincerely appreciate your business. It’s our goal to provide you with an exceptional experience and value for your money, through not just the course design, but conditioning, service levels, pace of play, and the commitment to...More

Reviewed August 16, 2016

The Classic is just that...a classic. This is a beautiful, difficult, championship golf course carved from the woods in the central Minnesota's famous resort and lakes area. As a golf and travel writer I have been fortunate to play most of the states top public...More

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Cara L, Manager at Classic at Madden's, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2016

Thank you for playing The Classic and for sharing your beautifully-written review. We are honored by your words and your recommendation means the world to us. We look forward to your next round on The Classic at Madden's.

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