Bourbon, MO – (4/17/18) 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 Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA).

Imperial will continue as the “Official Headwear of the Georgia State Golf Association” under the new agreement and provide headwear for contestants in some of the GSGA’s most competitive events in 2018-19, including the Georgia Amateur Championship, Georgia Junior Championship, and all Georgia Challenge Match and State Teams.

“The GSGA is extremely excited to announce this partnership with an industry leader like Imperial Headwear,” said Matt Vanderpool, Executive Director for the GSGA. “Imperial is a classic golf brand, make great products and proactively support projects that help grow the game.”

Imperial will also be offering limited edition GSGA headwear/apparel on their website – – and a portion of the proceeds will be directed back to the GSGA for junior golf initiatives.

“Georgia is such a great state for golf and we are very excited to become the Official Headwear of the Georgia State Golf Association,” said David Shaffer, VP Sales & Marketing at Imperial Headwear. “Matt Vanderpool and his team are doing terrific things for amateur golf in Georgia, we are proud to be associated with the GSGA.”

The Limited Edition collection of hats/apparel offered online will include a number of styles in multiple colors with the GSGA logo. Imperial will contribute $10 from each GSGA cap sold online to GSGA junior golf programming. Free ground shipping is also available on all orders.

Click here to view and shop the entire GSGA Collection:

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

About the Georgia State Golf Association

 Founded in 1916, the Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA) received its official charter on June 24, 1924.  Since that date, the GSGA has grown to one of the largest state amateur golf associations in the country, with nearly 340 member clubs and 73,000 individual members.  With a mission to promote and preserve amateur golf in the state of Georgia, GSGA offers a computerized handicapping service, course rating and measuring, and annually conducts a full schedule of statewide competitions for men and women of all age groups.  Other services include statewide junior golf and Adaptive Golf programs, award-winning Golf Georgia magazine, membership recognition and rewards programs, management of the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame and a charitable foundation administering two college scholarship programs.

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


Chris Frame

Marketing Specialist

Imperial Headwear

Jason Taylor

Director, Communications & Marketing

Georgia State Golf Association