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.

Private, couples, and group lessons for both juniors and adults are available. 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.

Ashley Bixby

Ashley Bixby returns to Osgood as the First Assistant for 2019.

After completing a successful collegiate career at Southwest Minnesota State, Ashley Bixby is in her second year at Osgood as a PGA Apprentice & her first season as the 1st Assistant.

A 4-year letter winner for the SMSU Mustangs, Ashley won the 2018 Minot State Invite at the Aliante Golf Club in Nevada by carding a second-day 74. A steady and consistent player, she qualified and participated in over 75 collegiate rounds.

Ashley is a West Fargo native was a 5-year letter winner for the Packers. She was a five time all-conference selection and earned All-State honors three times.

As an Apprentice, Ashley has foregone her amateur status and is in her second year of the PGA’s Professional Golf Management Program.  As an Osgood Assistant Professional, Ashley is an integral part of the Osgood leagues and lesson program.

She is available for private and group lessons.

Chase Bischof

Chase Bischof returns to Osgood for his second year of pro shop management and instruction.  Chase has worked closely with the junior lesson program and the Osgood Junior Cup last season and assisted in running the Osgood Men’s Club.

Chase was a stand-out hockey player for Fargo Davies and is currently working on his business degree from NDSU.

Chase’s relaxed and comfortable style makes him a great instructor, especially for players that may not feel comfortable in a group setting.

Call the Pro Shop or email Chase to book a lesson.