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Sanderson Farms Championship Golf Betting

Dates: October 26-29, 2017
Location: Jackson, Missisippi
Course: Country Club of Jackson
Purse: $4,200,000
Winning Share: $774,000

Sanderson Farms Championship will again be serving up the South’s main course of greens, birdies and sweet tea when Mississippi’s only professional golf tournament returns in November to the Country Club of Jackson.

The tournament, to be held November 2 – 8, will kick off with a series of special events for professional-amateur pairings, youth golfers and a Womens Day luncheon featuring Jenna Bush Hager. The Pro-Am tournament is Wednesday, November 4 with the first round play of PGA competition beginning at 6:45 on Thursday morning. The championship trophy presentation is scheduled for Sunday, November 8 at 3:30 p.m. 

Founded in 1968 as the Magnolia Classic in Hattiesburg, the Sanderson Farms Championship is a hospitable and philanthropic showcase for the entire State of Mississippi.

Last year was a historic year for the tournament,” said Steve Jent, the tournament’s executive director. In 2014, the tournament more than doubled the previous year’s donation record by raising more than $1.1 million for the Friends of Children’s Hospital to benefit Blair E. Batson Hospital for Children.  “This significant amount indicates more than a record-breaking contribution by the tournament. It also indicates a new era for the Championship as a premier stop of the PGA Tour.”

Joe  Sanderson, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Sanderson Farms, said the “primary reason this tournament exists” is to raise money for Batson and other Mississippi charities and non-profit organizations in the State.

Sponsor Sanderson Farms is one of the nation's leading food corporations and is based in Mississippi, in Laurel. The tournament's host organization, Century Club Charities, is a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is promoting the game of golf for the benefit of charity. The Sanderson Farms Championship's primary charity is Friends of Children's Hospital, a 501(c)(3) benefitting the Blair E.

The location switch is the lastest in a series of forward moves; including Sanderson Farms' three-year commitment through 2016, an increase in the purse from $3 million to $4 million and a date change from summer back to the fall.



Schedule 2017

Sunday – October 22nd
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm John Soules Foods Pro-Am Pairings Party (Invitation Only)
Monday – October 23rd
9:00 am – 11:10 am John Soules Foods Pro-Am Tee Times
10:30 am – 12:30 pm Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi Youth Clinic – Cypress No. 1
Tuesday – October 24th
All Day Practice Round for Pros
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Women’s Day Luncheon presented by International Paper
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm Allen Exploration Pro-Am Pairings Dinner (Invitation Only)
Wednesday – October 25th
7:30 am – 9:20 am Allen Exploration Pro-Am Morning Tee Times
Noon – 1:50 pm Allen Exploration Pro-Am Afternoon Tee Times
1:30 pm – 3:00 pm BankPlus Junior Pro-Am – Cypress Course
Thursday – October 26th
7:15 am – 9:05 am 1st Round – Morning Tee Times
11:55 am – 1:40 pm 1st Round – Afternoon Tee Times
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Sponsors Party presented by Trustmark (Invitation Only)
Friday – October 27th
7:15 am – 9:05 am 2nd Round – Morning Tee Times
11:55 am – 1:40 pm 2nd Round – Afternoon Tee Times
Saturday – October 28th
University Day – Wear your favorite team colors
9:30 am (approx.) 3rd Round Tee Times
1 pm Blue Cross Blue Shield Youth Clinic – Driving Range
Sunday – October 29th
“Pink Out” – Wear pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
9:30 am (approx.) Final Round Tee Times
4:00 pm (approx.) Trophy Presentation on the 18th Green

2017 Sanderson Farms Championship Results

Pos Players Total R1 R2 R3 R4 STROKES
1 Ryan Armour -19 66 68 67 68 269
2 Chesson Hadley -14 68 70 68 68 274
3 Jonathan Randolph -12 69 69 71 67 276
T4 Smylie Kaufman -10 67 72 71 68 278
T4 Brian Stuard -10 67 70 71 70 278

Sanderson Farms Championship Past Winners

YEAR PLAYER
2017 Ryan Armour
2016 Peter Malnati
2015 Nick Taylor
2013 Woody Austin
2012 Scott Stallings
2011 Chris Kirk

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