BOURBON, MO – June 17, 2014 – Imperial Headwear announced today their sponsorship of the 53rd Northeast Amateur Invitational Golf Tournament taking place June 18th through 21st at Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford, Rhode Island.

The Northeast Amateur Invitational is considered a ‘major’ in amateur golf, and is ranked #4 of the U.S. amateur golf events of more than 700 events ranked by the R&A World Amateur Ranking List.  It is the only 72 hole amateur event played in twosomes, and has been given the name of “Masters of Amateur Golf” by a noted senior golf writer.

“Imperial Headwear is proud to support the 53rd Northeast Amateur,” said David Shaffer, Director of Marketing at Imperial Headwear. “In the world of amateur golf, it doesn’t get much better than this; the best golfers competing on one of the best courses in the country.”

The tournament began in 1962 and was played as a 54 hole event until 1968.  Currently the tournament is conducted over 72 holes of stroke play, with a cut after 54 holes.  The field consists of top amateur players throughout the world and is limited to 84 players, by invitation only.

“The Northeast Amateur is pleased to have a great golf brand with such history in the game support our event,” said Ben Tuthill, Tournament Chairman of the Northeast Amateur.

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 or call (800) 950-1916.

David Shaffer
Director of Marketing
Imperial Headwear