Skin Cancer Awareness Month (May 2013)

As Turfgrass Managers, sun exposer is something difficult to avoid but that doesn’t mean it can’t be limited. Turf Republic’s Skin Cancer Awareness campaign will be providing you the opportunity to engage in sun protection education and information from professionals.


TURF Screen CrewTS CREW was developed to ensure the golf course maintenance staff had adequate, effective and affordable protection from UVB damage. Almost every golf course employee’s job description requires long days in the sun and with the obvious safety issues of UVB, we felt many superintendent’s would embrace making TS CREW available to their staff. Learn more at turfscreen.com/ts-crew/


Sun SafeTeeSafeTee is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides sun protection education and skin cancer prevention programs specifically to the golf community. Our goal is to help “golfers enjoy a lifetime of healthy golf™”. Sun SafeTee is a charity by golfers and for golfers. To learn more or to make a tax deductible donation, go to www.sunsafetee.org

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Wee One Foundation

The Wee One Foundation was developed as a tribute to Wayne to assist golf course management professionals (or their dependents) who incur overwhelming expenses due to medical hardship without comprehensive insurance or adequate financial resources. Through the Foundation's work, Wayne's legacy will never be forgotten.

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SunSafeTee

Video 1
"Understanding Sunscreen"


Video 2
"Applying Sunscreen"


Video 3
"Clothing as sun protection"


Video 4
"SunSafeTee's sun protection"

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Part 2 of our Did You Know serious from SunSafeTee.org talks brings some facts about clothing and sunscreen. While skin cancer is the most common form of cancer it is also the most preventable and the […]

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We wanted to provide a 3 part series on some quick bullet points on Did You Know’s about skin cancer.  Thanks to SunSafeTee.org for providing our Did You Know Feature on our Skin Cancer Awareness Hub. […]

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There are apps for everything!  Recently at a mere 38,000 feet a doctor used his iPhone and app to detect a fellow passenger was suffering from a heart attack – Story HERE.  Quick re-route of the […]

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The job of a turf manager often starts before the sun even thinks about breaking the horizon.  Morning meetings commence before dawn to brief your teams on the day’s tasks and events.  These are perfect times […]

Did You Know?

Most sunscreen only lasts for two hours and then needs to be reapplied. Remember “Don’t Burn…Reapply at the Turn®”
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