Get to Know:
Name: Azucena Maldonado
City of residence: Anaheim
Club: Latina Golfers Golf Club
Profession: Founder - Latina Golfers Association
What you Didn't Know:
Musicians that Azucena listens to: Shakira & Lucinda Williams
First car: Volvo
Favorite book: House of Spirits by Isabel Allende
Guilty pleasure food: Texas BBQ
Favorite non-golf item: An art piece by Luis Jimenez
Favorite Southland hotspot: Plaza de la Cultura Y Artes
One gadget Azucena can’t live without: Hair Flat Iron
Favorite quote: "A woman is like a tea bag - only in hot water do you realize how strong she is" - Eleanor Roosevelt
If Azucena couldn’t do what she does now as a profession, she would be a: Artisan, potter & silversmith
Current greatest pride: Making an impact in the lives of women and Latinx community through golf.
Most visited website that's not work-related: Instagram
On volunteering: At the age of 17 I started volunteering at a public radio station and it shifted the trajectory of my life. I am the person I am today because of the world that opened up to me and the wonderful people I have worked with through my volunteerism.
On the Course:
Has golfed for: 15 years
Favorite golf gadget: Golf GPS
What about golf she would like to change: Bring more fun to the golf course/driving ranges, have golf courses be more accessible and become a part of the communities surrounding them.
Favorite Tour player: Lizette Salas
What Azucena would tell juniors to interest them in the game of golf:: Golf is a fun sport that has the power to impact and transform your life.