BOURBON, MO – June 10, 2014 – Imperial Headwear announced today their sponsorship of the 42nd Rice Planters Amateur taking place June 17th through 21st at Snee Farm Country Club in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina.

Throughout the years, an illustrious group of golfers have made the Rice Planters Amateur part of their rite of passage. Tom Lehman, Davis Love III, Andy Bean, Stewart Cink, Scott Verplank, Duffy Waldorf, Brian Watts, Scott Hoch, Hal Sutton, Jeff Sluman, Steve Jones, Mark O’Meara, Brian Gay and others have all competed at the Rice Planters.

“Imperial is proud to be part of the 2014 Rice Planters Amateur,” said David Shaffer, Director of Marketing at Imperial Headwear. “This tournament is special because of the history it has created over decades of great competition and the top players it attracts.”

Among the Rice Planters’ champions there are seven major championship winners and 141 combined victories on the, PGA, and Champions tours.

“On behalf of the Rice Planters Amateur and Snee Farm Country Club, I would like to thank Imperial Headwear for their generous sponsorship of this year’s Tournament,” said Bruce Fleming, Tournament Director of the Rice Planters Amateur.  “We are honored to have Imperial’s support in partnering with our great event.”

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