Tournament officials announced today that all 76 of the available Pro-Am teams have been sold for the 49th Sanderson Farms Championship, to be played October 24-30, 2016 at The Country Club of Jackson, MS.
“The Pro-Am experience is the unique part of the PGA TOUR which sets it apart from other professional sports,” said executive director Steve Jent. “Having both Pro-Ams sold out is a great sign of support from our corporate community and the many Sanderson Farms vendors who participate for which we are very thankful.”
“We are thrilled to have sold all available Pro-Am teams for the year,” said Peter Marks, president of Century Club Charities, Inc., the event’s host organization. “The commitment our community partners have shown our event is incredible and exemplifies what a wonderful market Jackson is for both professional golf and philanthropy.”
The John Soules Foods Pro-Am will be played on Monday, October 24, 2016. The Allen Exploration Pro-Am will be played Wednesday, October 26, with 7:30 a.m. and noon tee times. Free admission tickets to the Wednesday Pro-Am are available online or at Will Call at the Northpark Mall parking lot.
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.