Entries by Knol Aust


Century Club Charities makes record-breaking gift of $1.45 million to Friends of Children’s Hospital

For seven years straight, Century Club Charities has broken its own record in charitable giving, announcing a $1.45 million donation to Friends of Children’s Hospital from proceeds of the 2020 Sanderson Farms Championship. At a news conference Tuesday, Century Club Charities and the Sanderson Farms Championship presented the $1.45M check to Friends of Children’s Hospital (FOCH), the fundraising organization dedicated […]


2020 Sanderson Farms Championship Releases Early Player Commitments

Tournament officials for the Sanderson Farms Championship, to be played the week of September 28-October 4, 2020 at The Country Club of Jackson, announced early player commitments this morning. Early player commitments to the 2020 Sanderson Farms Championship include the following PGA TOUR Professionals: Sergio Garcia, 2017 Masters Champion and 2008 Players Championship winner; Henrik […]

2020 Sanderson Farms Championship Pro-Ams will happen with safety guidelines

JACKSON, Miss. (September 10, 2020) – Tournament officials for the Sanderson Farms Championship announced this morning that Pro-Ams will be played at this year’s tournament, adhering to social distancing and safety guidelines set by the PGA TOUR, the State of Mississippi, and the City of Jackson. Championship week is September 28-October 4, 2020 at The Country Club of Jackson. […]


2020 Sanderson Farms Championship to hold tournament without spectators

Pro-Ams still possible, but fluid based on COVID-19 environment JACKSON, Mississippi (August 10, 2020) – Sanderson Farms Championship tournament officials, in collaboration with the PGA TOUR, announced today that the 2020 event will be played without spectators. The 53rd Sanderson Farms Championship is set for September 28-October 4, 2020 at The Country Club of Jackson, MS. […]


PGA TOUR announces schedule adjustments for remainder of 2019-20 FedExCup season, releases fall portion of 2020-21 PGA TOUR Regular Season schedule

April 16, 2020 – With additional time needed to ensure PGA TOUR tournaments are staged in the most safe and responsible manner possible given the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the PGA TOUR is announcing further schedule modifications for the remainder of the 2019-20 season, as well as plans for the opening portion of the 2020-21 PGA TOUR […]


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 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 […]