Rob Noel, PGA


2016 GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professionals

Rob Noel, PGA

Rob Noel Golf Academy

77141 Money Hill Parkway

Abita Springs, Louisiana 70420

(504) 296-2243

Rob Noel has been a member of the PGA of America since 1989. He is the owner of the Rob Noel Golf Academy, founded in 1994, and is the owner of the Rob Noel Golf Academy Tech Center, founded in 2013. His peers have recognized him as the Gulf States PGA Section Teacher of the Year in 1993, 2000, 2009, 2011 and again in 2014. He was also given the Section Youth Player Development Award in 2014. In 2015 he was named as one of Golf Magazine’s Top 100 Instructors. He is and Authorized instructor of the Golfing Machine and is a certified Henry-Griffitts Master Golf Clubfitter and a Senior Certified Aimpoint Instructor. He recently become a Certified Level 2 Instructor and Ambassador for Swing Catalyst.

Facility type: Private

Past awards/recognitions: 

  • GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teaching Professional
  • PGA Section Teacher of the Year
  • Golf Magazine Top-100
  • Golf Digest Best in State

Technology used in instruction: 

  • Trackman
  • V1 Pro
  • K-Vest
  • Edel
  • AimPoint
  • SNAG
  • Sam Putt Lab
  • FastFirst
  • Henry-Giffitts Fitting System
  • US Kids Fitting System
  • Egolf Plan Stats System

Approximate number of free “tune-ups” and lessons given per year: 220

Growth of the game initiatives: 

  • Rob Noel Junior Champion’s Golf Academy for junior golfers
  • PGA Jr,. League Golf
  • Kelly Gibson Jr. Golf Tour
  • Get Golf Ready