News — sun protection golf

What makes a perfect visor?

Posted by Inga Abed on

  A visor is an accessory that is essential for any golfer to protect their eyes from the sun and keep the sweat off the face.  They are substantially cooler than a traditional hat. There are many types of visors around but what makes a good visor?  The most important is that the visor is comfortable. Great comfort is achieved by the material used as well as the size: the material should be able to absorb moisture while the fit should be perfect. A visor that doesn’t fit results in discomfort and headaches. To ensure a perfect fit the visor can...

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Skin protection on the golf course - protect yourself from skin cancer with Golfglam’s visors

Posted by Inga Abed on

Skin cancer is one of the most commonest cancers in the world and its incidence is increasing. Skin cancer or malignant melanoma is the ninth most common cancer in Europe, with more than 100,000 new cases diagnosed in 2012 (3% of the total). Amongst golfers its incidence is higher, not surprisingly, since sun damage is the main cause of skin cancer and golfers get plenty of sun. Golfers are exposed to at least four hours during an 18-hole round. Natural shade from trees is often hard to find, unless your ball spends quite a bit of time outside the fairway. ...

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