Entries by Knol Aust

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Sanderson Farms Championship host breaks record with $1.3M gift to help children’s hospital

JACKSON, Miss. (January 9, 2020) – For the sixth year in a row, Century Club Charities has set a record in philanthropy, announcing a $1.3 million donation to Friends of Children’s Hospital from the 2019 Sanderson Farms Championship. At a news conference Thursday, the tournament host presented a check to Friends, the fundraising organization dedicated to supporting […]

Sanderson Farms Championship earns “Best Of” award at PGA TOUR Tournament Meetings

PGA TOUR event wins “Best Charity Integration” for second consecutive year PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – The 2018 Sanderson Farms Championship (Jackson, Mississippi) was honored by the PGA TOUR at the TOUR’s Tournament Meetings on November 20.  For the second consecutive year, the Sanderson Farms Championship, held at The Country Club of Jackson, earned an […]

Allen Exploration Pro Am Wave Results

ALLEN EXPLORATION WEDNESDAY PRO AM MORNING WAVE RESULTS 1ST PLACE Byeong Hun An (-16) scorecard playoff  Keith Anderkin David Cox Larson Barkurn 2ND PLACE Adam Schenk (-16) Jamie Miller Van Walker Joshua Thornton 3RD PLACE JT Poston (-15) Brad Payne Tory Bass Greg Causey ALLEN EXPLORATION WEDNESDAY PRO AM AFTERNOON WAVE RESULTS 1ST PLACE Brice […]

Allen Exploration CEO and Wife Donate a Third $500,000 to Children’s of Mississippi’s Growing Campaign

JACKSON, Miss. (September 18, 2019) – Tuesday evening, at the Allen Exploration Pro-Am Pairings Party held during the Sanderson Farms Championship, Carl Allen, Allen Exploration CEO, made a third consecutive $500,000 donation to the Campaign for Children’s of Mississippi. Allen, and his wife, Gigi, from Dallas, are close friends with the Sandersons, and with last evening’s contribution […]

2019 Sanderson Farms Championship Announces Final Field

JACKSON, Miss. (September 14, 2019) – The final field is set for the 2019 Sanderson Farms Championship taking place this week at The Country Club of Jackson, MS. Today’s additions complete a full field of 156 players including two-time major winner and five-time Ryder Cup team member Zach Johnson. This is Johnson’s first return to […]

Braden Thornberry to receive exemption into Sanderson Farms Championship field

With the 2019 Sanderson Farms Championship less than two weeks out, the tournament is excited to announce that Mississippi’s own Braden Thornberry will be joining the field of 156 players. Thornberry will receive one of the tournament’s coveted exemptions. Thornberry, an Ole Miss graduate and native of Olive Branch, is the 2017 NCAA Champion and the 2017 Haskins Award […]

The Gertrude C. Ford Foundation commits to Sanderson Farms Championship as Sponsor of The Outpost

Military and First Responders admitted free to the tournament in 2019 JACKSON, Miss. (September 3, 2019) – The Sanderson Farms Championship is excited to announce that The Gertrude C. Ford Foundation has committed as a sponsor of The Outpost during the 2019 tournament, providing hospitality services to military and first responders in attendance. The PGA […]

Zach Johnson, Jason Dufner, and Lucas Glover in early player commitments for 2019 Sanderson Farms Championship

JACKSON, Miss. (August 20, 2019) – Sanderson Farms Championship officials announced today that two-time major winner and five-time Ryder Cup team member Zach Johnson has committed to play in the 52nd Sanderson Farms Championship, September 16-22. This will be Johnson’s first return to the tournament since his only visit in 2005. Johnson headlines an initial list […]