Officials for the Sanderson Farms Championship announced today that all available John Soules Foods Pro-Am teams have been sold for this year’s tournament. John Soules Foods is serving as the Pro-Am’s Presenting Sponsor for the fourth consecutive year. The John Soules Foods Pro-Am will be held on Monday, October 22, 2018.
“We are extremely grateful to John Soules Foods for continuing their generous support of the tournament and our charitable efforts for Mississippi and our children,” said Joe F. Sanderson, Jr., CEO and Chairman of the Board of Sanderson Farms.
“John Soules Foods is honored to be part of the 2018 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 young patients at Batson Children’s Hospital, part of Children’s of Mississippi. We hope to be associated with the Championship 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 2018 Sanderson Farms Championship is set for October 22-28 at The Country Club of Jackson.
About John Soules Foods
John Soules Foods is recognized nationally as a leading producer of high quality value-added meat products. John Soules Foods distributes its line of Fajita and Breaded Products to foodservice distributors, national/regional restaurant groups; supermarket chains, and institutional businesses.
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 eighth 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 $13.5 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 15,000 employees in operations spanning five states and 17 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.