Imperial partners with Washington State Golf Association

BOURBON, MO. – Imperial Headwear, the No. 1 headwear brand for private and resort golf facilities as reported by the Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) in their member survey the last three consecutive years, announced a new partnership and e-commerce fundraising collaboration with the Washington State Golf Association (WSGA).

Imperial will become the “Official Headwear of The Washington State Golf Association” under the new agreement, and provide headwear for contestants in the WSGA’s top competitive events in 2018.

Additionally, Imperial will develop an online collection of customizable WSGA logoed hats and apparel as part of a special WSGA 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 WSGA cap/tee sold through the collection, $10 will help benefit the WSGA’s various golf initiatives around the state of Washington.

“The WSGA is excited to announce this partnership with Imperial Headwear,” said Scotty Crouthamel, senior director of rules and competition for the Washington State Golf Association. “Imperial is a classic golf brand, make great products and proactively supports projects that help grow the game.”

Imperial will also be offering limited edition WSGA headwear on their website – – and a portion of the proceeds will be directed back to the WSGA, which supports a variety of Washington-based golf initiatives, including junior golf, player development, scholarships and turfgrass research.

“I am very excited to work with the WSGA to raise money for such a great association,” said David Shaffer, vice president of sales and marketing at Imperial Headwear. “The WSGA is doing wonderful things for the game of golf in the state of Washington and Imperial is proud to support them in their mission.”

The Limited Edition collection of hats offered online will include a variety of headwear styles in multiple colors and a t-shirt with the core WSGA logo displayed. From each cap/tee sold online, $10 will go directly back to the WSGA, and free ground shipping is available on all products. To view the entire collection of WSGA headwear and tees, visit:

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

About the Washington State Golf Association

Founded in 1922, the WSGA is a 501c4 non-profit, amateur golf association governed by men and women volunteers. Serving over 69,000 individual members at more than 550 member golf clubs and 270 golf courses throughout the state of Washington and Northern Idaho, the WSGA works to continually expand the game of golf to people of all backgrounds, and is dedicated to enriching the lives of people in Washington and Northern Idaho through the many social, recreational, and lifetime benefits of the game of golf. The WSGA also serves as a statewide representative of the United States Golf Association (USGA) and works closely with a number of allied associations within the golf industry for the betterment of the game.


Chris Frame

Marketing Specialist

Imperial Headwear

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Scotty Crouthamel

Senior Director of Rules & Competition

Washington State Golf Association