Geoff Murtha Australian P.G.A. Class AAA
Geoff Murtha is an Australian P.G.A member currently coaching in the U.S.A. and has been playing and teaching golf professionally for the past 25 years.
He started playing golf at age 15 and within a few years was selected onto the Australian Junior Team. The team consisting of the top 6 juniors in the country and has included such names as Adam Scott and Jason Day.
Geoff turned professional in 1989 and later played his way through the Australasian P.G.A. Tour School earning his Australasian P.G.A. Tour card. Although his focus was as Head Coach at Australia's finest resort Sanctuary Cove, it was common during that period for Geoff to travel, practice and compete alongside some of Australia's Top Tour Professionals Ian Baker Finch, Peter Senior, John Senden and a young Adam Scott.
Over the years Geoff has won several professional tournaments and played golf on many professional tours. However, coaching has remained Geoff’s greatest passion and the focus of his career. He has taught thousands of clients over the past couple of decades at five-star resorts, destination golf schools and learning centers in Australia and the U.S. Including 8 years as Head Coach at Sanctuary Cove Resort and two years coaching at TPC Sawgrass. Geoff’s students compete in Professional Tournaments, Collegiate Tournaments, High School Teams, S.C.P.G.A and AGJA events.
Always committed to learning more as a true student of the game. Geoff has learned from some of the world’s best instructors including his greatest golf Mentor Ben Doyle. He has also been trained in several methodologies including P.G.A. Tour Academy Instructor Training, Nike Golf Instructor Training also coached with Steve Bann and Ian Baker Finch while at Sanctuary Cove, PRO Golf School Instructor Training While employed as Director of Instruction, San Diego.
He was selected as a presenter for the Australian P.G.A. Trainee Program before moving back to the U.S.A. He has authored two golf books "The FUNdamentals of Golf" and "Find Your Golf Game" As a true student of the game he has hundreds of golf books in his personal library. Geoff has also attended many additional golf training sessions and seminars with top coaches including: Butch Harmon, David Leadbetter, Shawn Foley, Pia Nilsson, TPI, Flightscope, Eyeline 4 Elements, Aimpoint Green Reading and many others.
Since moving back to California from his coaching job at TPC Sawgrass Geoff has created his own Specialized Golf Coaching Program for elite level golfers. Many top amateurs and Tour Professionals have enjoyed the training sessions, including the ultra-difficult 100 shot short game test.
Geoff is currently in Process to become the 5th Australian Master P.G.A. Professional in coaching.