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.
Europe, led by captain Colin Montgomerie, defeated Asia in the 2011 Royal Trophy match play event in Hua Hin, Thailand, at Black Mountain Golf Club.
Europe team captain Colin Montgomerie celebrates while holding the Royal Trophy in front of a portrait of Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej after defeating the Asia team on Sunday, Jan. 9 in Hua Hin, Thailand.
Europe team members pose after defeating the Asia team at the 2011 Royal Trophy. From left in front row, Pablo Martin of Spain, captain Colin Montgomerie of Scotland and Matteo Manassero of Italy. Second row from left, Fredrik Andersson of Sweden, Peter Hanson of Sweden, Rhys Davies of Wales, Henrik Stenson of Sweden and Johan Edfors of Sweden.
Europe team members, from left, Andersson Fredrik, Colin Montgomerie, Peter Hanson, Henrik Stenson and Johan Edfors celebrate after defeating the Asia team Sunday at the 2011 Royal Trophy matchplay event at the Black Mountain Golf Club in Hua Hin, Thailand.