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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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Where are the ladies?

Posted by Inga Abed on

As discussed in a previous blog of mine, in the UK there is a stark dominance of men in golf which continues to strike me. In fact the UK has one of the worst ratios in the world for the proportion of women who play golf compared to men. I am wondering why women are not taking up the sport more, especially since the Equality Act was introduced 6 years ago to address discrimination in social settings such as golf clubs which were known for their long history of gender-based discrimination. It is true that women have always played golf....

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Is golf really a sport or is it just a pastime for old people?

Posted by Inga Abed on

I am sure you have had this conversation before:‘You play golf? But golf is not a sport...”Some people consider golf a game" rather than a "sport”, they think it does not require rigorous physical activity, and you don’t have to be athletic to play golf, or can even be overweight or injured to swing a golfclub. They may even tell you that golf is designed for the old. They often cite golf's 112-year absence from the Olympics as proof that it is not a sport. None of this is true of course: Golf has been an Olympic sport since 2016,...

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Stay stylish - avoid a visorhead on the golf course

Posted by Inga Abed on

Who doesn’t dread the hat head or visor head at the end of a golf round : unattractive static yet-at-the-same-time flat hair with dents in the area where the hat sat. When it comes to taking the hat off hoping for the best outcome is not going to be enough. Those hair dents will be there unless you take actions to avoid them appearing in the first place.

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