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Sanderson Farms is third-largest poultry producer in U.S.

by Published: April 21,2014

Tags: Business, Mississippi, PGA, private companies, Sanderson Farms

Sanderson Farms has grown from a small farm supply store in Laurel to a large publicly-traded company that makes Mississippi proud. The company is now the country’s third-largest poultry producer with 11,700 employees and 800 chicken growers across five states. It’s still headquartered in Laurel where D.R. Sanderson, D.R. Sanderson Jr. and Joe Frank Sanderson […] [...]

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 […] [...]

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

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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 […] [...]

Sour taste remains from 2009 washout

by Published: July 4,2010

Tags: Golf, PGA, Viking Classic

  State’s only PGA tourney hopes to rebound in 2010 from last year’s disaster There’s an empty spot in the record books where the name of the winner of the 2009 Viking Classic should be. But it’s clear who the victor was —Mother Nature. Days of downpours before and during the tournament turned Annandale Golf […] [...]

Watkins: Viking Classic worth the wait

by Published: August 24,2009

Tags: Golf, PGA, Viking

Playing month later means PGA tourney isn’t sharing time with others The Viking Classic is more than a month later than it was last year, and Randy Watkins would not have it any other way. “When we got our own date, we moved,” said Watkins, Viking tournament director. “We were supposed to be opposite the President’s […] [...]

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