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Lee Kopanski. Head (British) PGA Professional.

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My Mentors


Lee Kopanski

  • 1999 - 2001
Bill Ferguson, PGA MASTER Professional

Working with Bill Ferguson PGA MASTER Professional provided me with yet another perspective into world class elite coaching, further developing both my professional playing ability and teaching career. Bill Ferguson is an exceptional coach more

  • 1997 - 1999 
Denis Pugh, PGA MASTER Professional

I worked together with Denis Pugh PGA MASTER Professional to further my knowledge of teaching and to improve my skills as a tournament Professional. From Denis Pugh I learned more

  • 1990 - 1997
Alan Thompson, English National Elite Coach

I worked together with Alan Thompson, the English National Elite Coach, to both improve my own skills as a player and also to gain the knowledge required to develop my skills as a Professional Coach. I predominantly learned more 

Playing Career


Lee Kopanski

  • 1994 - 2001
Playing Professional

I was a playing professional on various golf tours all over the UK including the Mastercard Tour, Players Tour, MTM Tour and Hippo Tour achieving numerous top 10 finishes.

  • 1993
PGA Qualifikation. Head PGA Professional Class A Status.

I turned Professional, Handicap 0.

  • 1987 - 1993
Amatuer Player 

I played as a junior at Runcorn Golf Club winning several amateur tournaments. I am still the course record holder with 6 under par and was twice winner of the Club Championship.


Previous Positions

  • 2001 - 

Thermengolf Loipersdorf, ├ľsterreich

I have established my own golf academy at this busy 27-hole championship golf course in Austria with a customer base throughout Europe made up predominantly of German speaking golfers.

Sutton Fields

  • 1999 - 2001 
Halton College, Widnes, UK

I worked for Halton College as the Head Golf Tutor to promote golf in the local community.



  • 1998 - 2001 
Sutton Fields Golf Driving Range, Cheshire, England
High Legh Park Golf Club, Cheshire, England

I worked as a Head PGA Professional on both a busy golf driving range at Sutton Weaver and at High Legh Park Golf Club which is thriving 27-hole championship golf course designed by Mark James, former European Tour star.

Runcorn Golf Club

  • 1993 - 1998

Runcorn Golf Club, Cheshire, England

I began my professional career in golf as an Assistant Professional at Runcorn Golf Club (my home club) and three years later qualified as a Head PGA Professional.

General Information  



Golfing Magazine

  • 2010 - 2012 

Golf Digest und Golfing Magazine Features

Golfing Magazine Ireland (which boasts 100,000 readers) published a  feature on my tuition in February 2011 and are featuring further tuition in the current edition (March/April 2012). Take a look at

  • 2010 - 2011 

My golf tuition features on a regular basis both in the SFTW (Something For The Weekend) section and in the Golfer’s Forum in this highly popular UK based golfing website. Golf Magic boasts a massive online golf community in the UK with a busy user’s forum and is widely renowned as a great source of topical industry news and information.

Paul Bacon

  • 2006 

"Fit for Golf" Initiative

I launched „Fit For Golf” together with the official team physiotherapist of a professional Austrian basketball team, a specialist in human bio-mechanics. The aim is to improve all-round fitness and agility, including mental preparation techniques, tailored specifically to golfers. 


Slamanig Consulting

  • 2003 

Austrian Business & Golf Academy

I formed the first Austrian Business & Golf Academy in partnership with a local business consultant connecting companies within Austria through the game of golf.

Golf National

  •  1994 - 2005

Golf Travel Packages

I organised golf tuition packages with pupils and golf societies to various destinations around the UK and Europe visiting (amongst others) Le Golf National (Paris, France), St. Andrews (Scotland), Royal Birkdale (England) and Royal Liverpool (England).



Lee Kopanski Golf Academy. Head (British) PGA Professional.

Lee Kopanski Golf Academy 
Thermengolfclub F├╝rstenfeld-Loipersdorf
Gillersdorf 50,
8282 Loipersdorf

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