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Ticket Sales Open Today for the 2019
Sanderson Farms Championship
JACKSON, Miss.(July 1, 2019) – Online tickets sales opened this morning for the 2019 Sanderson Farms Championship, scheduled for September 16-22 at The Country Club of Jackson. The event has moved up on the PGA TOUR schedule, now being played six weeks earlier than in recent years.
“2019 brings an entirely new level of prestige and excitement for the Sanderson Farms Championship,” said executive director Steve Jent. “For the first time, the tournament is a stand-alone event allowing all the of the world’s best professional golfers the opportunity to compete right here in Jackson, Mississippi.” Since 1994, Century Club Charitieshas served as the host organization for the event that in 2018 created approximately $2.25 million in charitable impact for Mississippi charities.
Ticket sales for the tournament are available through Ticketmaster. Spectators may still visit the tournament’s website to access ticket sales, or go directly to ticketmaster.com and search Sanderson Farms Championship. Day-specific tickets are $30, Good-Any-Day tickets are $35, and youth under 18 are admitted free with a ticketed adult. Single day tickets (including grounds admission) are available for the Trophy Club, a shared hospitality venue on the 8thgreen, and the BankPlus Fan Pavilion on the 12thgreen. Both venues provide an open-air setting for guests to enjoy all the action, along with food and beverage service, which is included in the Trophy Club and available for purchase in the BankPlus Fan Pavilion.
Admission to the Wednesday Allen Exploration Pro-Am is free for spectators. Anyone attending this event will still need to present a ticket, which can be ordered in advance online or picked up at Will Call in the Northpark parking lot.
Parking and shuttle transportation for spectators will be at Northpark on County Line Road in Ridgeland. Accessible parking spaces will be located at Christ United Methodist Church on Old Canton Road in Jackson.
Proceeds from all ticket sales go to Friends of Children’s Hospital, a nonprofit organization created to support Batson Children’s Hospital, part of Children’s of Mississippi. For a complete listing of ticket packages or to order, please visit sandersonfarmschampionship.com/tickets. For more information on ticket sales, please call the Sanderson Farms Championship office at 601.898.4653.
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.
About Century Club Charities
Century Club Charities is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt 501(c) 3 organization whose mission is to promote the game of golf for the benefit of Mississippi charities. Since 1994, Century Club Charities has served as the host organization for Mississippi’s PGA TOUR event, helping to raise over $15 million for statewide charities.
About Sanderson Farms, Inc.
Sanderson Farms, Inc., founded in 1947, is engaged in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh and frozen chicken and other prepared food items. Employing more than 15,000 employees in operations spanning five states and 17 different cities, Sanderson Farms is the third largest poultry producer in the United States. As a company, Sanderson Farms is committed to adopting a fresh approach in everything they do, not only where products are concerned, but company-wide as well. Though the company has grown in size, it still adheres to the same hometown values of honesty, integrity, and innovation that was established when the Sanderson family founded the company in 1947.