Military and First Responders admitted free to the tournament in 2019
JACKSON, Miss. (August 22, 2019) – The Sanderson Farms Championship is excited to announce that Tournament Partner Trustmark has recommitted to be the presenting sponsor of The Outpost during the 2019 tournament.
The 52nd Sanderson Farms Championship, now a stand-alone event on the PGA TOUR, is scheduled for September 16-22 at The Country Club of Jackson.
The Outpost is an open-air hospitality pavilion on the 10th Green where various military units from Mississippi gather annually to relax and enjoy the tournament. Guest military include active-duty, reserve, and retired service members, as well as veterans. Members of the military will also be admitted free to the 2019 tournament with proper ID.
This year the tournament has added First Responders to the list of guests who will be able to enjoy The Outpost. This includes Fire, Police, Emergency Personnel and 911 Dispatchers, and a guest.
“We are honored to offer our military and first responders a special, complimentary venue to enjoy while watching the tournament,” said Melanie Morgan, Trustmark Senior Vice President and Director of Corporate Communications & Marketing. “The sponsorship of The Outpost is our way of expressing gratitude and appreciation to our veterans, as well as active-duty, reserve, and retired military service members and first responders for their commitment, courage, and bravery to keeping America free and safe.”
“We’re excited to add First Responders to the guest list of The Outpost,” said Steve Jent, executive director of the Sanderson Farms Championship. “We can’t do enough to let all of these groups know how appreciative we are for what they do for nation and our community.”
For the sixth year, Trustmark will also serve as the presenting sponsor of the Tournament’s Sponsor Party held during tournament week.