Blue Cross & Blue Shield of MS to present Sanderson Farms Championship youth events

The Sanderson Farms Championship is excited to announce that Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi has committed to being the presenting sponsor for the various youth events held during the 2017 tournament. The 50th Sanderson Farms Championship is set for October 23-29 at The Country Club of Jackson.

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi will sponsor Monday’s Youth Clinic for Jackson Public Middle School students, the Saturday Youth Clinic exhibition, and the Kids’ Zone venue, open Thursday-Sunday. The Saturday clinic offers free admittance to kids with a ticketed adult.

“Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi is proud to continue our support of the Sanderson Farms Championship and the youth events that highlight the importance of healthy and active lifestyles,” said Bryan Lagg, Senior Vice President, Consumer Marketing and Sales. “These events introduce future generations of Mississippians to a sport that can be a lifelong part of living healthy.”

About Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi is the state’s health and wellness leader providing members with benefits, tools and resources to be healthy through staying active, eating healthy and having an annual wellness visit with a primary care provider. We partner with Network Providers, employers and communities to create healthy places to live and work in our state, and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi employees are helping to enrich communities through the Team Blue employee volunteer program. With Team Blue, employees are actively engaged in giving back to the community through thousands of hours of community service each year. Learn more at

About The Sanderson Farms Championship
The Sanderson Farms Championship is an annual stop on the PGA TOUR hosted by Century Club Charities, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to promote the game of golf for the benefit of charity. The tournament’s primary beneficiary is Friends of Children’s Hospital. The tournament has been part of the PGA TOUR schedule since 1968 and is now in its seventh year as a part of the FedExCup. Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM), the nation’s third largest poultry producer based in Laurel, Miss., is the title sponsor.