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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 golf instructor 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 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 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 is also the Assistant Golf Coach for Cathedral HS Boys and 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 in Action

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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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Skills & Tools

Improve with Scott.

Full Swing
Short Game
Course Strategy
Social Engagement
Club Fitting
Physical Assessment
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: GCQuad Launch Monitor Foresight Sports HMT Monitor Smart2Move Force Plates 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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