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.



People are as unique as their finger prints. So is the process to learn golf swing fundamentals for each individual golfer. Scott Barla brings cutting edge electronic and non-electronic technology to each student. He creates a custom program so the student develops his or her distinct New Golf Process. By employing the lost art of human interaction and in-person instruction, Scott provides the student with an accelerated process to play the sport for business, recreation and life long happiness.

Plum Creek Golf Club

Scott is honored to call Plum Creek Golf Club home. Scott Barla was Director of Instruction in spring 2019. In addition to golf instruction, Plum Creek hosts private as well as corporate events.



Scott Barla has helped the past three years through his involvement as a Northview Church Member volunteering at Brookside Elementary. Chosen Ministries has also asked Scott Barla to assist with the upcoming 1st Annual Golf Outing in April 2018. Scott is an Eagle Sponsor of the LPGA Women’s Amateur Association of Central IN, and a member of the OneZone Chamber of Commerce. Please let Scott know how the Barla Golf Academy can assist your charity. The gift of service is very impactful!