Golf Coaches

Sam Letourneau 

Golftec Director and Founder

Locations: Oakleigh and Melbourne CBD

For the last 22 years Sam Letourneau has been Melbourne's most popular and effective coach, regularly exceeding fifty lessons a week. Sam prides himself on getting results quickly for golfers of all levels. Working within his student's individual flexibility, co-ordination and talent level, Sam's pupil’s fast track toward being the best golfer they can be.

His golfing experience stretches as far back to his T.V. presenting days on "Golf Zone" and his regular monthly article for Australian Golf Magazine - "Sam's Soapbox".

Michael Cooney

Senior PGA Professional – Golftec Director of Instruction  

Locations: Melbourne CBD and Oakleigh


The newest member of the Golftec team, Michael has been involved in golf since the age of 4 where hitting balls at the local driving range and playing endless rounds at Glen Waverley, under the watchful eye of his dad drew him to the game. Yes golf runs in the family. Michael's father Richard Cooney, is a PGA Professional and the former Head Golf Coach of the Australian Institute of Sport. You could say Michael has learnt from the best! 

After many years of playing amateur golf in Victoria and Australia Michael started his PGA Traineeship in 2013 and completed it in 2015. Michael's passion is helping students achieve their golfing goals; this combined with his skill and knowledge makes Michael, what many consider to be, the best young teaching professional in Melbourne.

Michael specialises in:

  • TrackMan 
  • SAM Putt Lab 
  • Short Game – Putting – Chipping – Pitching – Bunkers 
  • Private Lessons
  • Lesson programs
  • Women's specific programs
  • Beginner Programs
  • Club Fitting  
  • Junior Clinics
  • Advanced Coaching 

Mobile: 0411 336 011