STATE APPAREL Introduces Eco-Friendly ‘Green Collar’ Golf Shirt

Portion of Proceeds Donated to Audubon International

STATE APPAREL- creators of functional golf wear made with a unique Wiping System has introduced the ‘Green Collar’ men’s golf shirt to support sustainability and eco-friendly initiatives within the golf industry while paying tribute to environmental caretakers of the game’s nearly 15,000 United States’ courses.

Crafted from recycled performance fabric, the Green Collar shirt honors those who responsibly nurture greens and surrounding landscapes. Additionally, 15 percent of STATE APPAREL profits from polo sales will be donated to Audubon International’s Cooperative Program for GOLF, an award-winning education and certification program that helps facilities protect the environment and preserve the natural heritage of the game.

“The Green Collar polo is a testament to the countless hours, tireless dedication and passionate care by golf course groundskeepers and other environmental specialists to preserve and protect the game’s natural surroundings, which account for nearly two million acres of green space,” says Jason Yip, CEO and Founder. “We’re proud to make smarter choices in support or our community while producing a high-quality, eco-friendly product for golfers everywhere to support the cause.”

Featuring a contrast collar, placket and pocket, the lightweight Green Collar button down polo is made with 79% recycled polyester and has a soft, smooth feel for subtle and stylish comfort on and off the course. Dedicated to sustainability, STATE APPAREL manufacturers all their garments in San Francisco and chooses USA-made products when possible to maintain a positive long-lasting impact on the local economy.

It is also the first apparel brand to introduce an innovative Wiping System. By strategically adding wiping layers of towel-like-fabric to cuffs, sides and pockets of select garments, golfers are able to efficiently clean hands, clubs and balls in a swift movement, eliminating the need for toweling off equipment between shots.

Along with the full STATE APPAREL product range, the Green Collar polo(MSRP $92) is available online at and STATE APPAREL’s Urban Clubhouse retail store located on Filmore Street in downtown San Francisco. The Urban Clubhouse is a neighborhood spot where golfers in the community can meet up to talk golf, take a few swings and check out products and shop around.

More than just a brand, STATE APPAREL is a state of mind.

Dave Daubert

David, Editor & Feature Writer, has been writing about golf since the turn of the century. He was Managing Editor at a regional golf magazine for 11 years, published in Canada, the IAGTO and a Staff Writer for The Georgia Golf Trail. His insightful perspective brings golf to life.

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