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Scott K. Barla, PGA

Coach Barla, Founder Barla Golf Academy


PGA Crest

Noblesville, IN
Barla Golf Academy, Noblesville, IN

About Scott

As a PGA Certified Golf Coach since his graduation from the Professional Golf Management Program at Ferris State University, Scott is an active member of the golf community. He attained his PGA Class “A” status in 1996. Scott’s past experiences as a golf instructor include teaching with a nationally recognized inner-city youth program in Detroit and other PGA of America adult teaching initiatives. Scott taught at Skokie Park District’s premier outdoor double-decker range, the East Bank Club in downtown Chicago, as well as Weber Park Par Three. Scott is a former IPGA Board and Committee Member.

Scott currently teaches the Marion County Veterans in the PGA HOPE program. In the summer of 2019, Scott was named Carmel JV Girls Golf Team Coach, the team qualified at the Indiana Girls State Championship finishing in 5th place of 15 teams that competed. Scott also was a 5 year Assistant Golf Coach for Cathedral HS Boys and one season for the Girls golf programs. He is a member of the Skyline Club at OneAmerica Plaza. The Social Business Club has made Scott the club PGA Professional to assist all members.

Scott Barla is Honored with the 2019 PGA Indiana Section Player Development Award

In 2014, the PGA Indiana section began recognizing one PGA Professional for extraordinary and exemplary contributions and achievements in the area of player development. This award considers the PGA Professional’s growth of the game leadership commitment at the Section and National levels and the impact made at the facility. Scott Barla was honored to receive the award and he looks forward to many more!





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I’m just getting into golf I wanted to be sure I was working with the best instructor in my area. After tons of research on costs, instructors, and experience I’m so happy that I decided to go with Scott at Barla Golf Academy . . .

Samantha McKenzie, Google Reviews

Scott's Experience

Helping players achieve their goals.

Getting Started

Learn the basics

Avoid embarrassment on the first tee

Get comfortable for business golf

Having More Fun

Connect with golfers of similar age

Have more fun on the course

Connect with golfers of similar skill

Improving Your Game

Break 100

Break 80

Improve your Short Game

Make the high school golf team

Get swing diagnostic testing

Earn a college golf scholarship

Prepare for Tournament Golf

Break 90

Add 10 yards

Students & Lessons

Coaching Services

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Playing with disabilities




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Scott's Facilities

Barla Golf Academy

Noblesville IN


Barla Golf Academy is Indy's new, Premier Indoor Training Facility featuring Pro-Level Technology to provide "cutting-edge" training. In additional to year-round, indoor training simulators, Barla Golf Academy includes: Foresight Sports GCQuad Launch Monitors Foresight Sports FSX PLAY Software 175 Premium Worldwide Golf Courses Foresight Sports GC3 Launch Monitors Foresight Sports FSX 2020 Software Smart2Move Dual Force Plates SuperSpeed Golf OrangeWhip Golf Training & Fitness Mizuno Shaft Space Optimizer 3D PING & Mizuno Fitting Cart SeeMore Putter Fit Bag CoachNow App - CoachNow software to track & store your personal lesson data for future reference.

*Coaching available to public


14660 Herriman Blvd, Noblesville, IN 46060-0004

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