FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JACKSON, Miss. (October 27, 2015) — The Sanderson Farms Championship is pleased to announce that Heritage Bag Company is the presenting sponsor for the Wednesday Pro-Am for the second consecutive year. The Heritage Bag Pro-Am will be held on November 4, 2015, at The Country Club of Jackson.
Heritage Bag Company is the largest commercial can liner manufacturer in North America. Based out of Roanoke, Texas, the company is one of Sanderson Farms’ vendors.
“Heritage Bag Company is proud to be involved with the Sanderson Farms Championship,” said Carl A. Allen, President, CEO and Owner of Heritage Bag Company. “Working with the PGA TOUR, Century Club Charities and Friends of Children’s Hospital has been a wonderful experience and we look forward to the great things that can be accomplished through our partnership with these outstanding charity organizations.”
“We are happy to have Heritage Bag Company on board again and grateful to them for stepping up and sponsoring the Wednesday Pro-Am two years in a row,” said Joe F. Sanderson, Jr., CEO and Chairman of the Board of Sanderson Farms. “Pro-Ams are a unique aspect of the PGA TOUR sponsor experience, as they give amateurs the opportunity to play alongside some of the best professional golfers in the world,” said Steve Jent, Executive Director of the Sanderson Farms Championship. “We greatly appreciate the support from Heritage Bag in that it allows us to create a first-class experience for everyone involved.”
This year’s Heritage Bag Pro-Am will be played in a walking, shamble format, and the Pro-Am teams will be comprised of three amateurs with one PGA TOUR professional.
Of the 48 Pro-Am teams, only a limited few are still available for purchase in the Wednesday Pro-Am. Those interested in purchasing a team and participating in the Pro-Am can sign up at sandersonfarmschampionship.com.
The 48th Sanderson Farms Championship is set for November 2 – 8, 2015, at The Country Club of Jackson in Jackson, Miss.
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. Friends of Children’s Hospital is the tournament’s primary beneficiary. The tournament has been part of the PGA TOUR schedule since 1968 and is now in its fifth year as a part of the FedExCup. The Championship is sponsored by Sanderson Farms (NASDAQ:SAFM), the nation’s third largest poultry producer, based in Laurel, Miss.