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 Member Survey the last 3 consecutive years, announced a new partnership and e-commerce fundraising collaboration with the Golf Association of Michigan (GAM).

Imperial will become the “Official Headwear of the Golf Association of Michigan” under the new agreement and provide headwear to GAM Rules Officials in 2018.

“The GAM is very appreciative of our partnership with Imperial Headwear,” said David Graham executive director of the GAM. “Partnering with one of the best brands in the golf industry shows their commitment to supporting amateur golf, and we are proud to work with them to help grow the game.”

Imperial will also be offering limited edition GAM headwear and apparel on their website – – with a portion of the proceeds given back to the GAM, which supports a variety of Michigan-based golf programs, including junior golf, player development and affordable competitions.

“Michigan is such a great state for golf and we are very proud to become the Official Headwear of the Golf Association of Michigan (GAM),” said David Shaffer, VP Sales & Marketing at Imperial Headwear. “David Graham and his team are doing terrific things for amateur golf in Michigan, we are proud to be associated with GAM.”

The limited edition collection of hats and apparel offered online will include a variety of headwear styles in multiple colors and a t-shirt with the core GAM logo displayed. $10 from each cap/tee sold online will go back to help benefit a number of GAM initiatives and free ground shipping is available on all products too. Click here to view the entire collection of GAM headwear and T-shirts:

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 Golf Association of Michigan (GAM)

The Golf Association of Michigan, founded in 1919, is the governing body for amateur golf in the state. As a not-for-profit organization, our purpose is to represent, promote, preserve, and serve the best interests of the game. The GAM provides membership to more than 55,000 golfers and more than 400 golf courses; conducts 19 amateur championships; and oversees 14 USGA qualifying events. The GAM also hosts several one-day golf events called GAM Golf Days that allow GAM members to play in a less-competitive setting than a traditional tournament.



Chris Frame

Marketing Specialist

Imperial Headwear


David Graham

Executive Director

Golf Association of Michigan