Tee Box Hole #16 at the Country Club of Jackson


Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi sponsors Sanderson Farms Championship Youth Events 

JACKSON, Miss. (August 15, 2019) –  Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi has recommitted as Presenting Sponsor of the 2019 Sanderson Farms Championship Youth Events. The Sanderson Farms Championship is set for September 16-22, 2019 at The Country Club of Jackson.

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi will sponsor the First Tee of Central Mississippi Youth Clinic on Monday, September 16, and the All-Star Kids’ Clinic for special needs high school students to be held Tuesday, September 17, at 4:15 p.m. on Cypress No. 9. The Youth Events gives kids the opportunity to learn about the game of golf while having a fun practice.

“Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi is proud to continue our support of the Sanderson Farms Championship events that highlight the importance of healthy and active lifestyles for our youth,” said Bryan Lagg, Senior Vice President, Consumer Marketing and Sales. “These events introduce future generations of Mississippians to a sport that can be a lifelong part of living healthy.”

About Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi is the state’s health and wellness leader providing members with benefits, tools and resources to be healthy through staying active, eating healthy and having an annual wellness visit with a primary care provider. We partner with Network Providers, employers and communities to create healthy places to live and work in our state, and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi employees are helping to enrich communities through the Team Blue employee volunteer program. With Team Blue, employees are actively engaged in giving back to the community through thousands of hours of community service each year. Learn more at www.bcbsms.com.

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, a non-profit organization created to support Batson Children’s Hospital, part of Children’s of Mississippi. The tournament has been part of the PGA TOUR schedule since 1968 and is now in its ninth 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.



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