Lisa Schwinden, PGA Master 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 earned Master Professional status in December, 2019.

In an elite group, Lisa is the 12th female PGA Master Professional in the world and the 12th Pro to earn Master Professional status in the Minnesota Section.

Schwinden Earns Master Professional Certification

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
    • YWCA of Cass County’s Woman of the Year in Youth Advocacy – 2014
    • Dakota Chapter PGA- Golf Professional of the Year – 2014
    • Minnesota Section PGA – Facility Promoter of the Year – 2017
    • Finalist PGA National Merchandiser of the Year- 2017
    • Minnesota Section PGA- Bill Strausbaugh Award- 2019

Lisa is currently one of a handful of female PGA Head Professionals in the tri-state region and 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. In addition to private lessons, she also runs a variety of group lessons. For more information please visit the Lessons page.

All About Lisa

  • Favorite part of the golf game
    • The people – it’s not the score you shoot, but the relationships you make with the golfers in your group.
  • Best club in your bag
    • Driver.
  • Most memorable moment at Osgood
    • Every day at the course and practice facilities create memorable moments for me with the great people who play, practice, and learn with us.
  • Most memorable moment playing golf.
    • Playing collegiate golf at the University of Portland gave me many great golf memories and opened many doors for me to pursue a career doing something I love.
  • Favorite professional golfer
    • Annika Sorenstam.