Sports lovers know that having the right gear can make all the difference in performance and enjoyment. And while you may not think of a hat as an essential piece of sporting equipment, the right one can protect you from the sun, keep you cool and even show off your personality.

At Imperial, we understand the importance of a good hat, which is why we’ve curated a collection of unique designs for a variety of sports and activities, including fishing, golfing and smashing that next shot on the pickleball court. From high-performance materials to eye-catching designs, our cool performance hats are sure to elevate your game and style. 

Whether you’re hitting the golf course or reeling in a season-winning catch, a good outdoors hat can make all the difference. Not only can it protect your face from the sun, but it can also help keep sweat out of your eyes, making it easier to see the ball or court around you. And let’s not forget about the style factor – a great hat can help you stand out on the course or boat and boost your confidence.

So don’t settle for a subpar hat – rock a cool, comfortable and durable fishing or pickleball hat and take your sports game to the next level!

Cool Golf Hats to Celebrate Your Next Birdie

Are you looking for a new cap to add to your golf arsenal? These are some of our favorites.

Our Etiquette Performance Rope Cap is a classic and timeless design featuring an understated golf quote on the front. This rope cap is simple, elegant and sophisticated. It’s a great addition to any golf outfit, and it’s perfect on the course or at brunch on the weekend. 

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light blue terry cloth tour visor

Playful and fun, this Fuzzy Flamingo Tour Visor® is a luxurious golf visor made from soft terry cloth fabric. It emphasizes a clever flamingo design on the front, making it the perfect accessory for any golf lover who likes to have a little bit of fun.

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Show off your patriotic spirit on the golf course with this bucket hat, which features a subtle microprint and a moisture-wicking sweatband. Dazzle your fellow golfers with the patriotic stars adorning the entire surface.

Shop the Liberty Justice Birdies Performance Bucket Hat

The 2023 U.S. Open LACC Original Performance Capis a limited edition hat that’s perfect as a souvenir for any golf lover attending the 2023 U.S. Open, hosted at the Los Angeles Country Club. It features an embroidered U.S. Open logo on the front and a structured design that provides shape, comfort and class.

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Outdoorsy Hats to Fuel Any Activity

Our dazzling performance hats can help you improve your game regardless of where you play – and that includes out on the water during your next fishing adventure.

Our Marlin Stretch Cordura Ripstop Cap is made from a durable cordura ripstop fabric and is built to withstand the toughest sea conditions. The unique marlin embroidery on the front adds a touch of style that elevates your look, making it even easier to take your opponents by surprise. 

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This Mallard Performance Rope Cap is perfect for an avid outdoorsman, fisherman or bird watcher. It features a mallard duck design on the front of a modern-looking hat, with an adjustable closure for a snug, comfortable fit.

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One of our favorite designs, the Tequila Worm Stretch Cordura Ripstop Cap is a fun and playful hat featuring a colorful worm bathing in tequila on the front. It’s made from moisture-wicking material and durable fabric to keep the sun and sweat out of your eyes as you reel in that next big catch.

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Pickleball Caps for Precision and Power

If you’re ready to get down and dirty on the pickleball court, you need a trusty, durable hat to help you move the way you need to.

This Pickleball Visor is designed specifically for the fast-paced game of pickleball, featuring moisture-wicking fabric and a secure sweatband to keep you cool and comfortable. Get ready to make your teammates jealous.

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Our Big Dill Mesh Back Rope Cap is perfect for any pickleball enthusiast with a sense of humor. It features a large dill pickle design on the front as well as a breathable mesh back and an adjustable closure so you can secure your cap when the game starts getting serious.

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The Lob Early, Lob Often Reflective Performance Cap is designed to keep you visible and safe during early morning or late evening pickleball games. It features a reflective, eye-catching embroidered design on the front letting everyone know your motives.

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This structured baseball cap features a sleek and modern design with reflective pickleball embroidery on the front and a moisture-wicking sweatband. No one will want to mess with you when you’re wearing a hat that shows off your pickleball prowess.

Shop the Pickle Dome Structured Performance Cap

Design Your Own Hats

The right hat can make a big difference in your sports experience. Whether you’re hitting the links, casting a line or playing pickleball, Imperial has a hat for you. From durable and practical designs to fun and playful styles, our hats are designed to perform and impress.

But it doesn’t stop there, you can create your own cool fishing hat with our handy custom hat design tool.

Imperial encourages you to create your own custom sports caps, which is a great way to meet your individual sporting needs.

When designing your own custom sports cap with Imperial, you can also choose from a variety of personalization options, including style, fit, color and design. This allows you to create a cool hat that’s not only functional for your sporting needs, but also uniquely your own.

This performance cap in a dusty blue is a great addition to your sporting attire, and the simple, understated golf design on the front is a unique addition that is sure to impress golfers and non-golfers alike.

With Imperial’s online hat maker tool, you can also upload your own logo or design to a wide array of our hat styles. Your hat can be uniquely yours.

Design Your Custom Hat

Get Game Ready With Imperial

Our creative sports hat designs can help you stand out from the crowd during your next game or match. They’re stylish, fun and performance-boosting, making it easier to score that next hole in one. 

So before you step foot on the golf course or pickleball court, make sure you have an Imperial cap in hand. You’ll be glad you did.