“Sun SafeTee is extremely pleased that Golfersskin will help champion our efforts to educate golfers on the importance of skin cancer prevention,”
According to Wishner, in 2011 alone more that 2 million skin cancers will be diagnosed in the U.S. and 12,000 individuals will die from melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer. Experts believe, since golfers spend a significant amount of time in the sun they run a higher risk of developing skin cancer than the general population.
“Golfersskin is delighted to partner up with the Sun Safe team” shared Ben Steward, president of Quiver Distribution, the U.S distributor of Golfersskin. “Education is the biggest hurdle in skin cancer prevention and Sun SafeTee is doing an exceptional job in getting the message out. From day-one the team at Golfersskin knew we wanted to ‘give back’ and Sun SafeTee has proven to be exactly the initiative we want to get behind.”
About Sun SafeTee®
The Sun SafeTee Program is a 501(c)(3) non-profit sun protection and skin cancer awareness program designed specifically for the golf community. The program provides educational seminars to golf professionals and the public and distributes sun protection information and sunscreen samples at various golf events. The organization focuses on Junior and Collegiate golfers and is also a partner with The First Tee, the Golf Coaches Association of America and the National Golf Coaches Association and the American Junior Golf Association. The organization also has the endorsement of the public health initiative Doctors Orders: Play Golf. To learn more about The Sun SafeTee Program or to make a tax deductible donation visit www.sunsafetee.org.
Golfersskin sunscreen was established due to the loss of a loved one and avid golfer to skin cancer. Since then, we have made the commitment to educate golfers on the dangers of unprotected sun exposure. We have worked diligently to develop a golf-specific range of sunscreens that perform – evidenced by the fast rise in Golfersskin products being utilized by professional golfers, and now, by more than 80 Tour players. Proudly manufactured in New Zealand – Golfersskin products are rigorously tested in one of the harshest sun environments in the world and have earned the highest sweat/water resistance ratings achievable in each of the tests taken and with complete UVA/UVB protection. When you’re out on the course, you can be sure that Golfersskin has you covered. For more info visit www.golfersskin.co
Sun SafeTee Media Contact:
Emmy (858) 794-5457
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The Sun SafeTee Program is a 510(c)(3) non profit organization that teaches sun protection education and skin cancer prevention programs to the golf community.