Madden’s on Gull Lake, a 63-hole resort in Brainerd, Minn., has instituted walking green fees for all of its courses. It's a bit of a gamble because cart fees are an important revenue stream, but the resort is betting that the policy will generate new business.
The Golden Bears, No. 2 in Golfweek's preseason rankings, won the Gopher Invitational by 14 shots Sept. 10. The Bears had three of the top four players on the leaderboard, led by runners-up Max Homa and Michael Kim.