John Soules Foods returns as sponsor for Sanderson Farms Championship Monday Pro-Am


The Sanderson Farms Championship is pleased to announce that John Soules Foods will return as Presenting Sponsor for the Monday Pro-Am for the second consecutive year. The John Soules Foods Pro-Am will be held on Monday, October 24, 2016.

John Soules Foods is recognized nationally as a leading producer of high quality value-added meat products. The company has emerged as the leading fajita processing and marketing company in the US, distributing its line of fajita products to food service distributors, national/regional restaurant groups; supermarket chains, and institutional businesses.

“We are extremely grateful to John Soules Foods for coming back on board to sponsor the Monday Pro-Am for the second consecutive year,” said Joe F. Sanderson, Jr., CEO and Chairman of the Board of Sanderson Farms.

“John Soules Foods is honored to be part of the 2016 Sanderson Farms Championship,” said John Soules, Jr., CEO of John Soules Foods. “We can’t think of a better way to help Friends of Children’s Hospital and the kids at Batson Children’s Hospital, part of Children’s of Mississippi. We hope to be associated with the event for years to come.”

Pro-Ams give amateur golfers the opportunity to play alongside professional players and engage with some of the biggest names in the game. This year’s John Soules Foods Pro-Am will be played in a walking, shamble format, comprised of three amateurs and one PGA TOUR professional.

The 49th Sanderson Farms Championship is set for October 24-30, 2016 at The Country Club of Jackson.

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 sixth 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.

About Century Club Charities
Century Club Charities is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt 501(c) 3 organization whose mission is to promote the game of golf for the benefit of Mississippi charities. Since 1994, Century Club Charities has served as the host organization for Mississippi’s PGA TOUR event, helping to raise over $11 million for statewide charities.

About Sanderson Farms
Sanderson Farms, Inc., founded in 1947, is engaged in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh and frozen chicken and other prepared food items. Employing more than 12,000 employees in operations spanning five states and 13 different cities, Sanderson Farms is the third largest poultry producer in the United States. As a company, Sanderson Farms is committed to adopting a fresh approach in everything they do, not only where products are concerned, but company-wide as well. Though the company has grown in size, it still adheres to the same hometown values of honesty, integrity, and innovation that was established when the Sanderson family founded the company.