Prairiewood Golf Course

Prairiewood Staff

Matt Cook, PGA Head Golf Professional

Matt has been the PGA Head Professional at Rose Creek and Prairiewood Golf Courses since 2005 and has worked in the golf industry since 1986. He served as the General Manager/Head Golf Professional at Forest Hills Golf & RV Resort in Detroit Lakes, MN from 1999-2001.

Matt grew up in Moorhead, MN and completed his college education at Concordia College and Minnesota State University Moorhead. He was elected to Class A PGA Membership in 2002.

Matt served on the Minnesota Section PGA Board of Directors from 2018 to 2022 and has been an active member of the Dakota Chapter PGA. He was awarded the Dakota Chapter PGA Golf Professional of the Year in 2005 and 2012 as well as the Dakota Chapter PGA Teacher of the Year in 2007 and 2019.  He also serves on the Par 4 Junior Golf Board of Directors.

Matt coached the Boy’s and Girl’s golf teams at West Fargo High School from 1997-1999 and was the Men’s Golf Coach at Moorhead State University in 1995.

Matt is married to wife Sheri and they have four children and a fur baby named JoJo.

Eric Hansen, Golf Course Superintendent

Eric Hansen is the Golf Superintendent for Rose Creek and Prariewood golf courses. Eric has worked for the Fargo Park District since 1985. Eric began working full time at Prairiewood and then moved to Rose Creek as an Assistant Superintendent.

Eric grew up in Fargo. He now lives with his wife and two children. When Eric is not busy working at the golf courses, he enjoys hiking, hunting and camping in the winter. Eric loves dog sledding and owns 18 sled dogs.