BOURBON, MO – March 13, 2014 – Imperial Headwear announced today their sponsorship of the 2014 Troon Challenge.

The annual Troon Challenge is Troon's largest organized amateur event, promoted to an average of 155,000 Troon customers throughout the United States. The event attracts 1,000 of Troon's most loyal customers competing in regional qualifying events at approximately 25 Troon facilities across the United States from May through August 2014.

A total of 58 two-person teams (or a field of 116 people) will qualify for the 2014 Troon Challenge Finals to be held at Troon's flagship facility Troon North Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Imperial Headwear, featured as the event's official headwear sponsor, will be outfitting all qualifiers and finals contestants with a special edition X220 Troon Challenge cap. Winners of the Troon Challenge will be photographed wearing their Imperial caps.

“Imperial is proud to support Troon's largest amateur golf event of the year,” said David Shaffer, Director of Marketing at Imperial Headwear. “Troon is a great partner and advocate for our brand. We are happy to join other reputable sponsors for such a great event and golf management company such as Troon.”

“Troon is excited to have Imperial on board as the headwear sponsor of the 2014 Troon Challenge,” said Brett Brooks, Director of Global Business Development for Troon. “Imperial's high standard of quality and innovation make it a perfect fit for this event.”

More information on the 2014 Troon Challenge can be found at TroonChallenge.com.

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 digital design, logo, and embroidery technologies. For further information please visit imperialsports.com or call (800) 950-1916.

About Troon
Headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Troon is the world's largest golf management company also specializing in homeowner association management, private residence clubs, estate management and associated hospitality venues. The company oversees operations at Troon Golf (daily-fee & resort) and Troon Privé (private) properties located in 33 states and 27 countries. Additionally, 48 Troon facilities enjoy a Top 100 ranking by national or international publications. Troon properties include The Grove, London, England; Classic Club, palm Desert, Calif.; and Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, El Jadida, Morocco. For more information visit www.TroonGolf.com.

Contact:
David Shaffer
Director of Marketing
Imperial Headwear
dshaffer@paifashion.com

Brett Brooks
Director of Global Business Development
Troon
bbrooks@troongolf.com