Fargo Osgood Public Golf Course, 9-Hole

Osgood Staff

Lisa Schwinden, PGA Master Professional & Osgood Head Professional

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

Lisa earned the PGA’s highest certification, Master Professional status in December, 2019.  She is the 12th female in the world to earn this distinction in Teaching & Coaching and the 12th Professional in the PGA Minnesota Section to earn Master Professional status in any discipline.

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 start the PGA’s Professional Golf Management Program.

Lisa earned her PGA Class A membership in 2005, completed the PGA’s Certified Professionals Program in Instruction in 2007, and completed the PGA Master Professional Program in 2019.

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:

  • Minnesota Section PGA – Patriot Award- 2020
  • Minnesota Section PGA – Facility Promoter of the Year – 2017
  • Minnesota Section PGA – Bill Strausbaugh Award – 2019
  • Dakota Chapter PGA – Facility Promoter of the Year – 2005 and 2020
  • 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

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

Private, couples, and group lessons for both juniors and adults are available. Custom lesson plans are available upon request. She also runs a variety of golf programs. For more information please visit the Lessons page.

To book a lesson with Lisa- click here: Book Lesson with Lisa