FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JACKSON, Miss. (October 30, 2015) — The Sanderson Farms Championship is pleased to announce that John Soules Foods is the presenting sponsor for the Monday Pro-Am. The John Soules Foods Pro-Am will be held on Monday, November 2, 2015.
John Soules Foods, Inc. is recognized nationally as a leading producer of high-quality value-added meat products. The company has emerged as the leading Fajita processing and marketing company in the U.S.
“It means a lot to Sanderson Farms to see John Soules Foods supporting the tournament and our philanthropic endeavors in this capacity,” said Joe F. Sanderson, Jr., CEO and Chairman of the Board of Sanderson Farms.
“John Soules Foods is honored to be part of the 2015 Sanderson Farms Championship,” said John Soules, Jr., CEO of John Soules Foods. “We can’t think of a better cause than to help the children at Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children through Friends of Children’s Hospital. We hope to be associated with it 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, and the Pro-Am teams will be comprised of three amateurs and one PGA TOUR professional.
Monday admission will require the purchase of a tournament ticket. Tickets can be purchased at sandersonfarmschampionship.com or at Edwin Watts Golf in Ridgeland. Tickets will also be available at Will Call, located in the general public
parking lot at Northpark Mall.
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.