Scott Barla, PGA Director of Instruction has been with Plum Creek Golf Club since 2019.
Scott is a graduate of the Ferris State Professional Golf Management program. He attained his Class “A” PGA Member status in 1996. Scott’s past experiences as a golf instructor include the Nationally Recognized Inner-City Youth Program in Detroit, as well as PGA Teaching Programs like the PGA HOPE Program for veterans. Previous to his move to Carmel in 2015 he was a PGA Of America Tournament Department employee, Golf Galaxy Skokie PGA Teaching Professional, taught at Skokie Park District Double Decker Range, East Bank Club Downtown Chicago and Weber Park Par Three. Scott was IL PGA Section Board and Committee Member and Former Regional Independent Club Rep with MacGregor, Adams Golf and Tour Edge. Scott is the 2019 IN Section PGA Player Development Award winner and 2018 Mizuno Golf Top 100 Fitter. Scott is in his fourth consecutive year as Assistant Boys Coach at Cathedral HS. Scott’s wife Jessica and two daughters live in Carmel.