SOTL News Break



  • Unite and expose African American women to golf.
  • Provide opportunities to play in an environment of encouragement and acceptance.
  • Strengthen our golf skills.
  • Support each other in reaching our personal goals through networking, mentoring & social activities.
  • Introduce golf to young women & nurture their academic growth.

Recognizing that women in general and African American women more specifically have limited exposure to the game of golf, a group of African American women gathered in Richmond, CA, on July 12, 2008, and formed Sistas on the Links Golf Club (SOTL). SOTL is a 100+ member women’s golf club headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area focused on the following:

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  • Introducing Black women to the game of golf and supporting their learning experience;
  • Helping women feel comfortable on the golf course, including playing the game, the language, rules and etiquette;
  • Providing access to organized, convenient golf in a friendly learning environment;
  • Offering organized golf events and player development opportunities for both beginner and experienced golfers;
  • Supporting youth golf development programs;
  • Serving as a member resource for upcoming classes, clinics, golf clothing and equipment;
  • Participating in golf tournament play and other activities with member clubs;
  • Hosting 9-hole play dates where experienced golfers pair with new golfers on the course;
  • Hosting an annual membership meeting and dinner to acknowledge members accomplishments and growth in their golf experience;
  • Hosting an annual golfer’s swap-meet to barter gently used golf equipment and clothing among members.

SOTL is governed by a Board of Directors that consists of seven officers and appointed chairs of standing committees.  In 2009 SOTL became a member club of Western States Golf Association (WSGA) to share resources and access to handicap reporting systems.

Approval Letter Link:   501c(3) Approval Letter