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C Spire sponsoring Champions Tour golf tournament on Coast

A Mississippi telecommunications company has stepped forward to sponsor a professional golf tournament on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Ridgeland-based C Spire Wireless has signed a three-year deal to be the presenting sponsor of the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic golf tournament, part of the Champions Tour that features golfers 50 years and older. It will mark the fifth year for the ...

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Mississippi numbers down, but golf numbers nationwide surge

The Professional Golf Association’s PerformanceTrak figures for year-end 2012 had some good news for the golf industry. Rounds played were up 6.4 percent over 2011, the largest year-over-year increase since 2000. It marked the most tangible sign that the industry had launched into full recovery after the doldrums of the recession. Part of the increase in rounds played can be ...

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True South sponsorship consortium back on board

The four specialty medical clinics and Trustmark Bank have all pledged to serve as sponsors for the True South Classic. But the tournament needs at least one more to guarantee it returns in 2013, event director John Marovich said last week. NewSouth NeuroSpine, Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center, Jackson Heart Clinic and GI Associates and Endoscopy Center were first-time ...

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True South Classic is ready to introduce itself

Six weeks before the True South Classic tees off, the tournament’s big marketing push is about to start. Tournament officials hope the campaign will drive ticket sales, something that’s already “tracking well,” according to the executive director. “Traditionally we’ll spike once all the (advertising and marketing) efforts get completely going here shortly,” said John Marovich, of Bruno Event Team. The ...

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