Fargo Osgood Public Golf Course, 9-Hole

Osgood Staff

Lisa Schwinden, PGA Head Professional

Commitment and passion for the game of golf has been a trademark of Lisa’s tenure at the Osgood Golf Course.

Lisa played collegiate golf at the University of Portland from 1998-2002. She was a four-time West Coast Conference All-Academic Team member and the individual winner of the 2000 Lewis and Clark Invitational. After earning a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, she returned to Fargo to begin the PGA’s Professional Golf Management Program.

Lisa earned her PGA Class A membership in 2005 and completed the PGA’s Certified Professionals Program in Instruction in 2007.

Lisa’s LPGA Girls Golf Club of Fargo has been nationally recognized as a leader in growing the game of golf to girls.
Since 2005, her passion is teaching golfers of all ages and experience levels. Lisa’s relaxed and low-pressure style of teaching helps form an environment conducive to learning while making beginner and intermediate golfers feel comfortable.

As Head Professional of Osgood Golf Course since 2005, Lisa has received many honors, including:

  • Dakota Chapter PGA – Facility Promoter of the Year – 2005
  • Dakota Chapter PGA- Junior Golf Leader Award – 2009, 2011, and 2014
  • Dakota Chapter PGA- Golf Professional of the Year – 2016
  • YWCA of Cass County’s Woman of the Year in Youth Advocacy – 2014
  • Minnesota Section PGA – Facility Promoter of the Year – 2017

Lisa is currently one of a handful of female PGA Head Professionals in the tri-state region.

Lisa is available for private, couples, and group lessons for both juniors and adults. Email Lisa or call 701-356-3070 to set up a lesson. Custom lesson plans are available upon request. She also runs a variety of golf programs. For more information please visit the Lessons page.

Victor Heitkamp, Golf Course Superintendent

Victor has been employed with the Fargo Park District since 1991. He started as a seasonal employee at Edgewood Golf Course right out of high school. In 1996, he was hired full-time as a crew foreman and in 2000 became Assistant Superintendent of Edgewood. In 2004, he became Superintendent of Osgood Golf Course.

He graduated in 1995 with an Associates Degree in Business Management. He and his wife, Kristen, have 2 children.

Aaron Nelson

Aaron Nelson, Assistant Professional

Aaron has been the Assistant Professional at Osgood Golf Course since 2015. Born and raised in Rogers, MN, Aaron began playing golf at a young age.  Aaron graduated from the Golf Academy of America, Phoenix in 2014 with an Associate’s Degree in Business.

He is currently working on his PGA membership and has passed his playing test.

Aaron runs the Osgood Men’s Club and specializes in instruction. To take a lesson with Aaron, please call the Osgood Pro Shop.