BOURBON, MO – Imperial Headwear, the #1 headwear brand for Private and Resort golf facilities as reported by the Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) in their 2016 Member Survey, announced John Brisbane (TX & OK) as their 2016 Salesperson of the Year.

“Bris is an outstanding sales representative,” said John Bond, vice president of sales at Imperial Headwear. “He works extremely hard everyday to represent our Company well, and really approaches his job thoughtfully from a business perspective.”

Brisbane received his award last week at Imperial’s sales meeting during the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida. This is the second year in a row Brisbane has received this award from Imperial Headwear.

“Imperial is not just a great brand, they are a tremendously supportive group of people to work for, who listen to the needs of their customers and sales people,” said Brisbane. “In my 30 years of selling in the golf industry I have never been more excited to be a part of organization that gives me the tools I need to succeed.”

Imperial also awarded Matt Miskelly (VA & MD) with the 2016 Customer Service Award for excellence in account management and accuracy in order processing.

“Matt embodies all the qualities we strive for in customer service,” said Kim Latham, customer service manager at Imperial Headwear. “He takes great care of his customers and relays their needs to our inside team with absolute perfection.”
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 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 headwear 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

David Shaffer
Director of Marketing
Imperial Headwear