The Common Thread For Imperial’s Centennial in Golf

IMPERIAL-CENTENNIALThe game of golf is a unique combination of the past and the present, featuring a history that dates back over 600 years. The Old Course at St Andrews is known as the “home of golf” because the sport was first played there in the early 1400s.

In 1894 the United States Golf Association was created to form a national governing body which would administer the rules of golf for the country. As the game continued to the grow into the early 1900’s hundreds of new golf courses were built throughout the country and the popularity of golf blossomed with the first generation of American-born stars such as Walter Hagen, Chick Evans and eventually Bobby Jones.

It’s within this deeply textured history that the Imperial Headwear company has been embedded for over a century. Founded in 1916 and located in Bourbon, Missouri, Imperial Headwear is a leading manufacturer of premium quality golf hats.


The Centennial

To celebrate their first 100 years in business, the company recently released a six-panel driver cap silhouette with heather wool fabric called “The Centennial”. Available in two sizes and three colors, this hat is a fitting tribute to the company’s proud past.

The company recently debuted their new Spring 2016 line at the PGA Fashion & Demo Experience August 17th-19th in Las Vegas. The new line is highlighted by the “One 9 One 6 Collection,” which references Imperial’s established year of 1916. It’s a signature premium collection employing superior fabrics and trim, with 12 styles available.

The calling card of Imperial Headwear is their expert craftsmanship and superior materials along with a fervent commitment to 100% customer satisfaction. The company pays close attention to every detail on every piece of headwear produced. Small but important features are not overlooked, and everything that goes into Imperial caps is put there with a definitive purpose of making a better product.

Many golf courses and companies have come and gone since the introduction of the game in the United States. However, companies like Imperial that have stood the test of time have shared a common thread of superior customer service.

It’s this commitment to service that has allowed the creation of a wide variety of Imperial headwear with quality that is second to none. Just as the game has evolved with technology, so has Imperial, who now offers its products using the most innovative digital design, logo and embroidery technologies.


Walter Lis

Walter Lis is the managing editor of Chicago Golf Report. Launched in 2010, Chicago Golf Report is the most visited website on Chicago golf and is one of the top ten most popular local golf websites in the country. We are a digital-only news and information resource covering everything golf in Chicago and its suburbs, providing the latest news about local golf facilities, golf events, golf instruction and even golf business.

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