Posts Tagged ‘Golf’

Tournament officials hire full-time staff, move headquarters

MADISON — Century Club Charities, host organization for the Sanderson Farms Championship, along with title sponsor, Sanderson Farms, has hired a full-time tournament staff. The hiring reflects one change among many for the championship, including Sanderson Farms’ three-year contract as title sponsor, a purse increase of $1 million and a date change from July to […] [...]

Golf cart popularity driving Mississippi business

by Published: February 7,2014

Tags: Business, Golf, golf carts, Mississippi

David Dreher is used to selling golf carts. These days he sells an average of one cart a day, about 300 to 400 a year. What’s different lately is the buyer. “It’s rare we sell to a golfer,” Dreher said. “Everybody wants carts for tailgating, cruising around the neighborhood or hunting.” He figures for every […] [...]

PGA golf tournament officially sets new November date

MADISON — The Sanderson Farms Championship has officially set the tournament for Nov. 6–9, 2014 at the Annandale Golf Club in Madison. The date change will allow the tournament to compete at the front end of the PGA TOUR’s 2014-2015 official schedule, the same week as the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions in China. By doing […] [...]

PGA honors MSU’s Jeff Adkerson

by Published: November 8,2013

Tags: Business, Golf, Mississippi, PGA

Jeff Adkerson, a Mississippi State University administrator, is the 2013 Gulf States PGA Section’s Golf Professional of the Year, the highest recognition paid to Mississippi and Louisiana members. Adkerson has led the university’s professional golf management program since 2007 and was assistant director during the four previous years. He is a 1999 marketing/PGM graduate of […] [...]

CARTOON — Chuck McIntosh on Sanderson Farms Golf Tournament

by Published: September 6,2013

Tags: Golf, Madison, Mississippi, PGA, Sanderson Farms


Medical practices sign on with Century Club Charities for PGA event

MADISON — Four Mississippi specialty medical practices, NewSouth NeuroSpine, Jackson Heart Clinic, Capital Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center and Jackson Eye Associates, have signed an agreement with Century Club Charities Inc., to become participating sponsors of the Sanderson Farms Championship. “We are extremely grateful to these leading medical specialty groups for their continued support of […] [...]

Work to begin on new USM golf practice facility

HATTIESBURG — Right now, a rolling landscape of churned earth is all that can be seen at the northeast corner of the Hattiesburg Country Club. Within the next few months, those 5½ acres will be transformed into the kind of first-class practice facilities that the Southern Miss men’s and women’s golf teams never have been […] [...]

In wake of bond issue failure, golf course fights to stay playable

MCCOMB — The state parks director is optimistic his agency can come up with the money to restore bug-eaten greens at Quail Hollow Golf Course this summer, despite the failure of the Legislature to approve a parks bond issue. Ramie Ford spoke to some 60 golfers on the patio behind the Quail Hollow clubhouse at […] [...]

25 YEARS — Old Waverly has had significant economic impact since it opened

by Published: April 5,2013

Tags: Golf, Mississippi, Old Waverly Golf Club, tourism, West Point

What started as a dream 30 years ago has become one of Mississippi’s unique treasures. Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point will mark its 25th anniversary this year. There will be a long list of things to celebrate. Near the top will be what introduced Old Waverly to the rest of the world — […] [...]


by Published: April 5,2013

Tags: casual dining, Come See Us, concerts, desserts, Golf, tourism


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