*FEATUREDImperial joins PBCGA as Official Partner

Imperial joins PBCGA as Official Partner

National Headwear company increases PBCGA support


PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fl.
— The Palm Beach County Golf Association has announced an Official Partnership with IMPERIAL, the #1 headwear brand for Private and Resort golf facilities. 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 styles with quality that is second to none.

Crafting America’s finest headwear since 1916. Imperial has partnered with PBCGA and is offering Members a 20% Savings Code (PBCGA24) for all online orders. Find Palm Beach Golf Association gear in the Imperial Golf Association Collection.

Palm Beach County Golf Association Introduces Imperial as the presenting sponsor of  the Palm Beach Golf Association Match Play Series:

Imperial Shootout & Match Play Qualifier

August 10-11, 2024

PGA National – Champion Course (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)

39th Mid-Amateur Match Play presented by Imperial

August 16-18, 2024

Frenchman’s Reserve (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)

39th Senior Amateur Match Play presented by Imperial

August 16-18, 2024

Frenchman’s Reserve (Palm Beach Gardens, FL)

[Palm Beach, FL – June 1, 2024] – The Palm Beach County Golf Association is thrilled to announce Imperial as the presenting sponsor of  the 2024 Palm Beach Golf Association Match Play Series. 

The Match Play rounds will be held on August 16-18, 2024, at Frenchman’s Reserve with the 36-hole stroke play shootout and qualifier to be held the weekend prior August 10-11, 2024 at PGA National Resort on the Champion Course. The event will be named the Imperial Shootout & Match Play Qualifier,  39th Mid-Amateur Match Play presented by Imperial and the 39th Senior Amateur Match Play presented by Imperial

Imperial Headwear, the #1 headwear brand for Private and Resort golf facilities as reported by the Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) in their Member Survey the last 3 consecutive years, introducing a new partnership and e-commerce fundraising collaboration with the Palm Beach County Golf Association (PBCGA).

Imperial will become the “Official Headwear of the Palm Beach County Golf Association” under the new agreement and provide headwear at several 2024 PBCGA Championships.

“The PBCGA is very appreciative of our partnership with Imperial Headwear,” said Jordan Schneider executive director of the PBCGA. “Partnering with one of the best brands in the golf industry shows their commitment to supporting amateur golf, and we are proud to work with them to help grow the game.”

Imperial will also be offering limited edition PBCGA headwear and apparel on their website – ImperialSports.com – with a portion of the proceeds given back to the PBCGA, which supports a variety of South Florida-based golf programs, including junior golf, player development and affordable competitions.

The limited edition collection of hats and apparel offered online will include a variety of headwear styles in multiple colors and a t-shirt with the PBCGA logo displayed. A portion from each cap/tee sold online will go back to help benefit a number of PBCGA initiatives and free ground shipping is available on all products too. Click here to view the entire collection of PBCGA headwear and T-shirts:

https://imperial1916.com/product-category/golf-association-collection/palm-beach-county-golf-association/

For more information about Imperial Headwear please visit ImperialSports.com, contact your local sales representative or call (800) 950-1916.

The Imperial Shootout (Match Play Qualifier) will be a MULTI-CONTEST EVENT.

Not only will the event serve as a TRUE QUALIFIER/Seeding round for the Mid-Amateur & Senior Amateur Match Play Championships (Aug 16 – Aug 18, 2024) it will also be an 36-hole Shootout Championship offering 3 Contest Divisions: Mid-Am (25-49), Senior (50-59) Super Senior (60+).

True Qualifiers Must Declare their intentions (“Opt In” / “Opt Out”) before starting the Qualifying event on Saturday, August 10th.

MATCH PLAY FIELD SELECTION (64 Players Advance):
• The Top 32 Mid-AM (25-49) Players will Qualify for the Championship Flight August 16-18
• The top 32 Senior (50+) Players will Qualify for the Championship Flight August 16-18

In addition, Alternates will be selected from the seeding round if any of the qualifiers are unable to compete.

The Annual Mid-Am Match Play Championship, provides an opportunity for members to test their game in a match play format. Open to all amateurs 25 & older. Tournament Division: Mid-Amateur (25-49)

The Annual Senior Match Play Championship, provides an opportunity for members to test their game in a match play format. Open to all amateurs 50 & older.

For further information on the Imperial Match Play Series and to register for the tournaments, please visit the Palm Beach County Golf Association’s website at pbcga.org.

Jordan Schneider

Executive Director

Palm Beach County Golf Association

Phone: (561) 625-0400

Email: info@pbcga.org

 

ABOUT IMPERIAL

Founded in 1916, Imperial Headwear is the leading manufacturer and marketer of premium quality headwear & apparel 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 styles 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 fabrics and designs, as well as logo and embroidery technologies. For further information please visit imperialsports.com or call (800) 950-1916.  Follow Imperial Headwear on Twitter and Instagram at @ImperialHats and on Facebook at facebook.com/ImperialInc.  Imperial Headwear’s 100th Anniversary video can be viewed at https://vimeo.com/131945482.

ABOUT PBCGA

Since its inception in 1976, the Palm Beach County Golf Association has been a cornerstone to the many excellent golfers residing in Palm Beach County. For those of you who may not be familiar with the PBCGA, we are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded by local business leaders in 1976.

Our purpose is two-fold:  First, we conduct approximately 20 championship each year while promoting amateur golf throughout South Florida. Our championships are the best of their kind anywhere and we strive to make them enjoyable for golfers of all ages. Second, we are committed to providing college scholarships while supporting the growth and development of deserving and worthy Florida students. We stand with our hand selected scholars while encouraging opportunity to build life skills and gain college preparedness through regular mentorship.

The PBCGA provides an opportunity for local amateur golfers to play the best golf courses in their local area and affords access to the top golf venues in South Florida. Nearly 700 amateur golfers compete in PBCGA championships throughout the tournament season (March – October).

Operated by Executive Director Jordan Schneider, the PBCGA along with a team of dedicated volunteers performs the day-to-day operations of the PBCGA from its Headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. The Association is served by an elected Board of Directors, headed by Chairman of the Board Michael Blum.

The Palm Beach County Golf Association has awarded over $475,000 to 185+ area college students to help with their college education. These scholarships have helped students pay for tuition, books and other fees so that they could be more dedicated to their studies.

PBCGA has partnered with Take Stock in Children – Palm Beach County to provide tuition scholarships to attend the Florida state college of their choice. Take Stock in Children is a statewide mentoring/scholarship program. The program enrolls middle school, low-income students and helps them succeed by providing college and vocational scholarships, volunteer mentors, student advocates, early intervention and long-term support.

For more than 40 years, the PBCGA and local South Florida businesses have partnered to provide the highest level of golf services to the Palm Beach County area.  Continued support from local organizations such as the Arrigo Family, Tiger Woods Ventures, Jack & Barbara Nicklaus, Morell Studios, Palm Beach Kennel Club, Tire Kingdom, PGA TOUR and The Honda Classic is a testament to the longstanding support of PBCGA’s mission to give back. Assistance from local businesses, alumni and friends allows the PBCGA to dedicate more time and resources to programs that provide college scholarships to deserving and worthy students in Palm Beach County.