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 a new partnership and e-commerce fundraising collaboration with the Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA).

Imperial will become 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 2017, including the Georgia Amateur Championship, Georgia Junior Championship, and all Georgia Challenge Match and State Teams.

“The GSGA is excited to announce this partnership with Imperial Headwear,” said Matt Vanderpool, executive director of the Georgia State Golf Association. “Imperial is a great brand that genuinely gives back to the game we all love.”

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

“I am very excited to work with the Georgia State Golf Association to raise money for junior golf in Georgia,” said David Shaffer, director of marketing at Imperial Headwear. “The GSGA is an outstanding organization and we support their mission and desire to grow junior golf in the state.”

The Limited Edition collection of hats offered online will include 12 styles in multiple colors with either a GSGA logo printed twill patch or a special edition GSGA logo, featuring the swinging golfer. Each cap sold online will contribute $10 to the GSGA for junior golf programming. Free ground shipping is also available.

Click here to view the entire collection of GSGA headwear:

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

For more information about the Georgia State Golf Association, please visit and 

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

About the Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA)
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 a 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.


David Shaffer

Director of Marketing

Imperial Headwear

Jason Taylor

Director of Communications & Marketing

Georgia State Golf Association