South Lake Union
Golf Lessons

206-357-6885
  • Monday 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM-8:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
  • Friday 7:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
  • Sunday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

255 Yale Ave Seattle, WA 98109

For golfers in the Greater Seattle Area who are looking for golf lessons, instruction or custom golf club fitting, GOLFTEC South Lake Union is the answer. At our state-of-the-art Training Center, you'll find all the tools you need to improve your golf game.

Our Certified Personal Coaches have years of instructional experience and use the latest golf technology to help players of any age or skill level reach their goals. 

Whether you are looking to win your club championship or just getting started with the game, golf lessons at GOLFTEC South Lake Union are the perfect solution for you.

Directions to our Training Center

GOLFTEC South Lake Union is conveniently located at 255 Yale Ave. within walking distance of Downtown Seattle and just a block off I-5, across the street from REI. 

Parking is available in the REI garage or in the Alley 24 building in which we are located (with entrance on John Street) or there is plenty of metered street parking. Enter the Alley 24 building and you will find plenty of dedicated spaces for Alley 24 guests. Take the elevator to the 1st floor and come in for the best golf lessons in Seattle! 

Services Provided at GOLFTEC South Lake Union

Lessons and Game Plans

A variety of golf lessons and Game Plans are available at GOLFTEC South Lake Union including In-Bay, On-Course, Short Game and Putting lessons. With a Game Plan, you receive sequential lessons that build on each milestone to build a better swing that can be comfortably repeated on the golf course.

Online Player Performance Center

GOLFTEC's online Player Performance Center and GOLFTEC TO GO mobile app provide 24/7 access to all of your lessons, as well as your Coach's notes, comments and recommended practice drills. You can even view your lessons from your mobile device to help you progress on the range, the course or wherever you are.

Video Practice

Every training bay at GOLFTEC South Lake Union includes interactive video, letting you see immediate replay of each swing from two directions simultaneously. This resource makes your practice sessions more productive and your improvement faster!

TECFIT Custom Club Fitting

TECFIT, GOLFTEC's tour-level club fitting system, provides a precise, unbiased fitting experience with our experienced and certified professionals in Seattle, Washington. The confidence gained by using properly fit equipment is another key to your golf success.

Coaches Who Care

Todd Barney
Todd Barney
Center Manager,
Certified Personal Coach


Hometown: Issaquah, WA

Todd was the first Coach in Seattle. Been with the company for 8 years and has given over 10,000 lessons and 1,000 club fittings. Helped over 500 students achieve their goals. 2014 Mizuno Top 100 Club Fitter. TPI Certified Golf Fitness Instructor.

Rance Yanabu
Rance Yanabu
Certified Personal Coach


PGA Status: PGA Member
Hometown: Honolulu, HI

Rance is a PGA Member. Graduated from the UNLV PGA program. Taught over 4000 lessons. 2011 and 2014 Mizuno Top 100 Club Fitter. Started his career as an Assistant at Brentwood Country Club in Los Angeles,CA.

Ron Akin
Ron Akin
Certified Personal Coach


PGA Status: PGA Member
Hometown: St. Louis, MO

PGA Member since 1990. Taught over 10 thousand golf lessons and given over 1 thousand club fittings. Gateway Section PGA Golf Professional of the year 2002. 7 hole in one, lowest score of 64. Certified Ping Club Fitter.

Nearby Golf Courses
Nearby Golf Courses
  • Jefferson Park Golf Course

  • Interbay Golf Center

  • West Seattle Golf Course

  • Jackson Park Golf Course

  • Overlake Golf and Country Club 

  • Chambers Bay Golf Course

Unique GOLFTEC Features
Unique Features
  • One-on-one private golf instruction with a Certified Personal Coach

  • High-speed cameras

  • Foresight launch monitor technology

  • GOLFTEC's patented Motion Measurement technology

  • Video Practice with immediate visual feedback

  • TECFIT Custom Club Fitting

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