BOURBON, MO – March 5, 2014 – Imperial Headwear announced today their sponsorship of the Southern California PGA Section this season.

As part of the agreement, Imperial will be the title sponsor of three SCPGA tournaments called the “Imperial TPS Series.”

The first event of the Imperial TPS Series will take place on March 24, 2014 at Saticoy Country Club, the second tournament will be at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort on May 12th, and the final event will be at Bear Creek Golf Club on June 9th.

“Imperial is proud to be an important part of the SCPGA this year,” said David Shaffer, Director of Marketing at Imperial Headwear.  “Southern California represents an important market for our business, so we are happy to support the PGA Section and their members.”

“Imperial Headwear represents the best in category,” said David Myrdahl, Director of Operations at the Southern California PGA.  “We are excited to team up with such an iconic golf brand and appreciate the support Imperial has committed to our Section.”

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.

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

About Southern California PGA
The PGA of America is the world’s largest working sports organization, comprised of 28,000 men and women golf Professionals who are the recognized experts in growing, teaching and managing the game of golf, while serving millions of people throughout its 41 PGA Sections nationwide. Since its founding in 1916, The PGA of America has enhanced its leadership position by growing the game of golf through its premier spectator events, world-class education and training programs, significant philanthropic outreach initiatives, and award-winning golf promotions.

The Southern California Section was established in 1924, and today is comprised of over 1,700 golf Professionals working at over 500 facilities within the Section. The mission of the Southern California Section (SCPGA) is that Purpose of the PGA of America, to promote the enjoyment and involvement in the game of golf and to contribute to its growth by providing services to golf professionals and the golf industry. The SCPGA provides competitive playing opportunities, educational seminars, and growth of the game initiatives, within a geographic area that stretches from San Luis Obispo to the Tijuana Border, and from the Pacific Ocean to the Nevada and Arizona borders.

The SCPGA created the Southern California PGA Foundation to develop and administer junior golf programs as well as an increasingly wide array of other community services throughout the Section. The Southern California PGA Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization and operates as a public foundation. The SCPGA Foundation is involved in and supports the growth of the game of golf through initiatives such as Play Golf America, Neighborhood Golf, California Alliance for Golf and the University of California at Riverside Turfgrass Research Program, to name a few.

Contact
David Myrdahl
Foundation Director & Operations Director
Southern California PGA
DMyrdahl@pgahq.com
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