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Imperial Launches First Tour Visor™ Fundraiser to Benefit ACE Grant

<div class="cms-textAlign-center">Former AJGA player designs limited-edition visor</div>
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The AJGA and Imperial have partnered with renowned artists for Imperial's first Tour Visor Fundraiser. The auction fundraiser began on December 9 and will run through Sunday, December 15 on imperialsports.com, with all proceeds benefitting the partner non-profit organizations.

Imperial has teamed up with the AJGA and other youth golf organizations including: Evans Scholars Foundation, The First Green, LPGA*USGA Girls Golf, PGA Reach, Tee It Up for the Troops and Youth on Course for the first Tour Visor Fundraiser. A single limited-edition Tour Visor was created to represent the AJGA mission, with 100 percent of proceeds going to the AJGA's Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant.

“The Tour Visor Fundraiser was an incredibly rewarding process of bringing together the non-profit organizations we currently support with renowned artists who can help bring their stories to life,” said David Shaffer, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Imperial. “These Tour Visors are truly one of a kind and the auction winners for each visor will have an artistic piece that gives back to these wonderful organizations.”

Each organization was partnered with an artist to create a single Tour Visor that epitomizes the mission, vision and values of the respective organization. A variety of artistic mediums was used, from painting and photography to graphic design. Imperial collaborated with Lee Wybranski, Dave Baysden and Seth McWhorter to bring their visions to life.

Below are images of the limited-edition AJGA Tour Visor™. Visit imperialsports.com from December 9-15 to help support the ACE Grant by placing a bid on the hat.

About the Artist
Seth McWhorter
Seth McWhorter is the founder, chairman, and janitor of the one-man graphic design and commercial art studio, McWhorter Creative. Based in Georgia, McWhorter Creative boasts clients from all over the country. As an AJGA-alum, it is an honor to design a piece that benefits an organization dedicated to the growth and development of junior golfers.

McWhorter played in four AJGA events in 2005 and had a fourth place finish at the Ashworth Junior at Chateau Elan.

About Imperial Headwear
Founded in 1916, Imperial Headwear is the leading manufacturer of premium quality headwear, apparel and accessories for the golf market. Imperial’s products can be found at 96 of the Top 100 and over 70% of the Top 400 golf courses in the United States. The Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) has voted Imperial the #1 golf headwear brand for four years in a row.

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 and apparel 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 decoration and embellishment 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/179793530.