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Bethune-Cookman Alum Maulana Dotch Becomes the First Black Woman PGA Member to Serve as a General Manager of a Golf Facility

Bethune-Cookman Alum Maulana Dotch Becomes the First Black Woman PGA Member to Serve as a General Manager of a Golf Facility
Posted By: Kennedy Williams on April 30, 2021

Congratulations are in order for Bethune-Cookman University grad Maulana Dotch. Dotch was recently named the general manager of the Hermann Park Golf Course in Houston, making her the first African American woman PGA Member to serve as a general manager of a golf facility.

“The PGA of America is proud of Maulana Dotch for earning this prestigious leadership position in golf management while achieving another impressive milestone in her successful career,” PGA President Jim Richerson said online.



“As a groundbreaking PGA Member, Maulana serves as a role model for women and girls and a source of inspiration for all who aspire to become PGA Members, as well as pursue careers throughout the golf industry.”

According to KHOU, Dotch was the only woman on the Bethune-Cookman golf team
and is a member of Bethune-Cookman’s Athletics Hall of Fame and the Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame.

In an interview with KHOU, Dotch said that she wants girls to see they can be anything they want and do the job. “This is nothing that’s out of your range.”
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