Maulana Dotch is currently the new General Manager of Hermann Park Golf Course here in Houston Texas.
Maulana is the first African American woman in Texas and the second African American woman in America to earn her Class A PGA Membership. She also has her LPGA Teaching and Coaching membership
Maulana graduated from Bethune Cookman University with a B.A. in Accounting. After college Maulana continued her playing career with two seasons on the Futures, now Symtra Tour. It was after this that she began her career in the golf industry.
Throughout her career Maulana’s love for the game has been her drive to introduce and teach kids, women, and other minorities to the game of golf. A lot of Maulana’s career was spent working and creating golfers at Cedar Crest Golf Course in Dallas, Texas. There she worked as an Assistant Golf Professional assisting with numerous golf tournaments and events. She has conducted hundreds of junior golf clinics and private instruction/lessons and programs such as Get Golf Ready, Ladies Golf Clinics, PGA Jr. League Team and the First Tee of Greater Dallas. She went on to become the Head Golf Professional, managing the daily operations, staff, tournaments.
Maulana is also active with the PGA Sections before moving to Houston She was active with the Northern Texas PGA and is currently a member of the National PGA Works Championship Committee.
As the GM of Hermann Park. Maulana ultimately responsible for implementing all programs, services and activities, goals and objectives of the golf course and ensures that objectives and the course goals are achieved.
Maulana is continuing her passion to grow the game of golf for women and girls. She is partnering with different women golf organization to instruct programming for their members. She has also started an USGA/LPGA Girls Golf Houston Chapter at Hermann Park.
You may have seen Maulana during the 2020 PGA Championship. She was a part of the CBS Sports “8:46 Campaign.” Maulana goal is to always make a positive impact on everyone she meets and to be an example to young girls that you can do more that you ever imagined.