Baltimore, MD – Imperial Headwear, the #1 headwear brand for Private and Resort golf facilities as reported by the Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) in their 2017 Member Survey, announced a new partnership and e-commerce fundraising collaboration with the Maryland State Golf Association (MSGA).

Imperial will be offering limited edition MSGA headwear on their website – and a portion of the proceeds will be directed back to the MSGA Scholarship and Junior Grant programs, which support a variety of Maryland-based golf initiatives, including financial reimbursement for junior golfers, scholarships, and turf grass research.

“I am very excited to work with the Maryland State Golf Association to raise money for the MSGA Scholarship and Junior Grant programs,” said David Shaffer, director of marketing at Imperial Headwear. “The MSGA is doing wonderful things for the game of golf in Maryland.”

The Limited Edition collection of hats offered online will include five styles in multiple colors with an MSGA embroidered logo. $10 from each cap sold online will go directly to the MSGA for Scholarship and Junior Grant programs, and free ground shipping is available on these hats too. Click here to view the entire collection of MSGA headwear:

“The Maryland State Golf Association is pleased to partner with Imperial Headwear,” said Jack Barse, president of the Maryland State Golf Association. “We’ve worked closely together over the years on several of our programs, and we’re excited at the prospect that our closer collaboration will continue to help grow the game.”

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 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 Maryland State Golf Association (MSGA)

Founded in 1921, the Maryland State Golf Association fulfills its constitutional mandate by promoting the best interests and true spirit of the game of golf as embodied in its ancient and honorable traditions; sponsoring and conducting state tournaments as well as USGA qualifying rounds each year; educating and informing Maryland golfers about changes in the Rules of Golf; fostering respect for the game of golf as well as its Rules; and awarding scholarships.

The MSGA annually conducts 19 championships, 5 team match competitions, and 5 invitationals for men, women, juniors, and seniors. It also conducts One-Day (net and gross) events for players of all ability levels and qualifying for USGA national championships. The MSGA serves its member clubs and individuals who join its member clubs with numerous programs including: The Maryland Handicap Program (MHP); tournament management software and support; USGA course ratings; Rules of Golf seminars; Amateur Status Reinstatement; the MSGA Scholarship Program; the MSGA Player of the Year; Maryland State Golf digital magazine; a Junior Golf Grant Program; and the MSGA Scholarship Program. The MSGA Scholarship Program includes the Emmet Gary Turf Scholarship, which has distributed $300,000 since 1969 to benefit University of Maryland students pursuing a career in turf management. Other prospective applicants include employees of MSGA member clubs and their dependents, as well as Maryland students with a strong connection to golf.



Chris Frame

Marketing Specialist

Imperial Headwear