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You better use it for yard work . Already sound like you been in the sun to long. 

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:ping-small: Driver, G400 11* SR Flex

:taylormade-small: 3 Wood, SLDR  HL 17*  R Flex

:taylormade-small: 5 Wood, SLDR 19* R Flex

:cobra-small: 7 Wood, F6 22.5* R Flex

:Sub70: Irons, 699 Pro's S Flex (5 - AW)

:Sub70:  JB Wedge 56*

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This thread rocks! I got mild sun sickness after a long round last week (while wearing spf 50 no less). I seem to get zapped once or twice a year and wind up with a pounding headache after the round despite hydrating and wearing spf 50. I was planning on switching from a ball cap to a wide brim style hat as a result, many good recommendations here!

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9 minutes ago, Grit Golf said:

This thread rocks! I got mild sun sickness after a long round last week (while wearing spf 50 no less). I seem to get zapped once or twice a year and wind up with a pounding headache after the round despite hydrating and wearing spf 50. I was planning on switching from a ball cap to a wide brim style hat as a result, many good recommendations here!

SPF only helps with sun damage to the skin, but not with avoiding heat-related exhaustion or worse. That is a whole body issue. Hat helps, but more look to hydration or to clothing or towels that cool with evaporation. Don’t forget electrolytes when hydration. 

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1 hour ago, Rchang said:

SPF only helps with sun damage to the skin, but not with avoiding heat-related exhaustion or worse. That is a whole body issue. Hat helps, but more look to hydration or to clothing or towels that cool with evaporation. Don’t forget electrolytes when hydration. 

I just bought these electrolyte packets called liquid iv from Costco, I'm going to give that a try. The cooling towels are a good tip. I'm trying to be smarter about it.

I'm half considering the rash guard/under armour type fisherman's shirts as well, bit I don't know if that would help or hurt w the heat?

“He’s a Cinderella story. A former assistant groundskeeper about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac… It’s in the hole! It’s in the hole! It’s in the hole!” — Carl Spackler

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11 minutes ago, Grit Golf said:
I just bought these electrolyte packets called liquid iv from Costco, I'm going to give that a try. The cooling towels are a good tip. I'm trying to be smarter about it.
I'm half considering the rash guard/under armour type fisherman's shirts as well, bit I don't know if that would help or hurt w the heat?

Would be interested to hear your experience with the liquid IV. I've heard of them in use for other sports applications. Summer golf in AZ gets HOT! Electrolyte replacement is crucial.

I've been making my own electrolyte concoction for a while. Played in 112° yesterday and this seemed to keep me mostly balanced. I still have calf and toe cramps though come night time.

1 gallon drinking water
4 T honey
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 T Morton's lite salt (see sodium and potassium)

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I've always been just a flat brim cap kinda guy until all this cancer talk! 😱

Seriously though, it's been on my list for a while now to start being a lot safer under the sun. I was, and still am that guy that never wears sunscreen because I don't burn. That's the first thing to change this year. I've been thinking about moving to a bucket hat for a bit more protection. I wanted to try the Greg Norman, but I do not think I can pull that off. 🤣

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Here are a couple pics I took yesterday of the Melin hat. These hats are more expensive because of the materials used to make them, and it’s turning-out to be well worth the price!

FYI, they make normal 6 panel caps too. This hat is in the Hydro series that’s built to take sweat, and water. Here’s the link

 

https://www.melinbrand.com

 

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Hybrid: :callaway-small: X2 Hot Pro, 20*, Graphite Design Tour AD-DI 105X

Irons: :honma:TR20 Tour P 4-10, :Nippon: Modus 130 stiff, +1”

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I pulled the trigger on the Shelta Seahawk (recommended in this thread) my wife is HORRIFIED by how dorky it looks - so I’m pretty sure it’s now my favorite hat.

 

I chipped around for a few hours in 85* weather and the brim has made a big difference for my pasty skin. I think I’m going to do an unofficial review on it!

 

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I pulled the trigger on the Shelta Seahawk (recommended in this thread) my wife is HORRIFIED by how dorky it looks - so I’m pretty sure it’s now my favorite hat.
 
I chipped around for a few hours in 85* weather and the brim has made a big difference for my pasty skin. I think I’m going to do an unofficial review on it!
 

If SWMBO doesn’t approve then it’s probably what you want
It looks like it will work great and keep the effects of the sun off your head, ears.


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On 5/31/2020 at 2:51 PM, Grit Golf said:

I just bought these electrolyte packets called liquid iv from Costco, I'm going to give that a try. The cooling towels are a good tip. I'm trying to be smarter about it.

I'm half considering the rash guard/under armour type fisherman's shirts as well, bit I don't know if that would help or hurt w the heat?

I have bought two of the Magellan long sleeve fisherman shirts at academy. They are 30 spf/upf. They are moisture wicking, so you don’t have a soaking wet shirt during your round. I dont feel hotter in them, but playing in long sleeves took some getting used to. 

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On 4/28/2020 at 9:00 PM, ElChapo305 said:

In case anyone is looking for some deals, Outlandusa has Tilley Hats on sale here: https://www.outlandusa.com/m/tilley/shop?sort=best

I picked up a Grey Tilley Paddler for myself.

Also really like this nike dry-fit bucket dri-fit-golf-bucket-hat-mCXDhR.jpg

 

Yup, I have this same hat and it's excellent in the heat. Love the fabric as it feels like it's going to be much easier to soak out salt stains than a normal hat.


I also really like the baseball cap version as well. Found them on nordstrom rack for sub $20

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On 8/9/2020 at 12:50 AM, MadMex said:

Pretty obvious what I consider the best hat,,,,,,,,,,,, not me of course, am uglier,,,,

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Need lots of width in the backswing to wear that hat.

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On 6/17/2020 at 2:10 PM, Flip4000 said:

Yup, I have this same hat and it's excellent in the heat. Love the fabric as it feels like it's going to be much easier to soak out salt stains than a normal hat.


I also really like the baseball cap version as well. Found them on nordstrom rack for sub $20

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I really like that hat!

:ping-small: Driver, G400 11* SR Flex

:taylormade-small: 3 Wood, SLDR  HL 17*  R Flex

:taylormade-small: 5 Wood, SLDR 19* R Flex

:cobra-small: 7 Wood, F6 22.5* R Flex

:Sub70: Irons, 699 Pro's S Flex (5 - AW)

:Sub70:  JB Wedge 56*

:cleveland-small: Wedge, CBX 60*

:odyssey-small: Putter, Marksman Fang 35"

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On 8/12/2020 at 8:39 PM, SlowNLow said:

Need lots of width in the backswing to wear that hat.

This is my Putting hat,,,,,,,

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On 6/17/2020 at 2:10 PM, Flip4000 said:

Yup, I have this same hat and it's excellent in the heat. Love the fabric as it feels like it's going to be much easier to soak out salt stains than a normal hat.


I also really like the baseball cap version as well. Found them on nordstrom rack for sub $20

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I found that hat in Academy Sports on Saturday for $20.00. Played in it today and it was really comfortable.

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:ping-small: Driver, G400 11* SR Flex

:taylormade-small: 3 Wood, SLDR  HL 17*  R Flex

:taylormade-small: 5 Wood, SLDR 19* R Flex

:cobra-small: 7 Wood, F6 22.5* R Flex

:Sub70: Irons, 699 Pro's S Flex (5 - AW)

:Sub70:  JB Wedge 56*

:cleveland-small: Wedge, CBX 60*

:odyssey-small: Putter, Marksman Fang 35"

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Seriously looking at a full brim hat for sun protection purposes.

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