Bourbon, MO – (4/12/18) Imperial Headwear, the #1 headwear brand for Private and Resort golf facilities as reported by the Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) in their Member Survey the last 3 consecutive years, announced a new partnership and e-commerce fundraising collaboration with The New York State Golf Association (NYSGA).

Imperial will become the “Official Headwear of the NYSGA” under the new agreement and provide all headwear for NYSGA staff, committee members and player tee gifts for the 2018 season.

Additionally, Imperial will develop an online collection of customizable NYSGA logoed hats and apparel as part of a special NYSGA Collection on Imperial’s website. Anyone will be able to visit the online store and choose from a variety of styles and colors, place their order almost instantly from any device, and receive free shipping on their order! For each NYSGA cap/tee sold through the collection, $10 will help benefit the NYSGA’s various golf initiatives around New York.

“We are very pleased to align with an industry leader like Imperial Headwear,” said Dan Thompson, Director of Marketing & Partnerships for the NYSGA. “They are highly-committed to helping state and regional golf associations around the country expand their member benefits and merchandising efforts, which supplements our efforts to better serve golf in New York State. This will give players, their family and golf enthusiasts alike a great opportunity to further support their state golf association.”

The collection is highlighted by ten great hat styles including adjustable caps, rope hats, mesh back styles, tour visors, and two sun protection buckets. A super soft t-shirt with the core NYSGA logo is also offered in a few great colors. Shop the collection here:

“I am very excited to collaborate with the New York State Golf Association to raise money for various golf initiatives around New York,” said David Shaffer, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Imperial Headwear. “The NYSGA is an outstanding organization and we support their mission and desire to grow the game of golf in New York.”

For more information about Imperial Headwear please visit, contact your local sales representative or call (800) 950-1916.

About Imperial Headwear

Founded in 1916, Imperial Headwear is the leading manufacturer and marketer of premium quality headwear & apparel for the golf market. Imperial is committed to style, functionality and perfection in fit and comfort. It is this commitment that has allowed the creation of a wide variety of styles with quality that is second to none. Renowned for its superior customer service and art customization capabilities, Imperial offers its products using the most innovative fabrics and designs, as well as logo and embroidery technologies. For further information please visit or call (800) 950-1916.  Follow Imperial Headwear on Twitter and Instagram at @ImperialHats and on Facebook at  Imperial Headwear’s 100th Anniversary video can be viewed at

 About the New York State Golf Association

The NYSGA is an Association of Member Clubs, represented by over 130 Committee Members, that exists with the purpose of promoting and conserving the traditions of golf throughout New York State. Each year since its founding in 1923, the NYSGA has conducted New York State’s (NYS) Amateur Championships. The seventeen current Championships, for all genders and ages, are played on the courses of premier NYSGA Member Clubs. The NYSGA also conducts local qualifying for NYS and United States Golf Association Championships and runs a season-long series of single-round handicapped events, known as the NYSGA Amateur Series. In addition to conducting tournaments, NYSGA also provides member services such as Handicapping, Course Rating & Measuring, Scholarships, Training, Education, and Communications.


Chris Frame

Marketing Specialist

Imperial Headwear


Dan Thompson

Director of Marketing & Partnerships

New York State Golf Association