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David Duval, former British Open winner, joins Sanderson Farms field

Former World No. 1, David Duval, has joined the Sanderson Farms Championship’s field. Duval won 13 PGA TOUR tournaments between 1997 and 2001 and won a major title at The Open Championship in 2001. Along with Duval, last week’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open champion, Ben Martin, has committed to the Sanderson Farms Championship field. The PGA Tour tournament is ...

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7 Best Golf Courses in Mississippi: Where the pros play – Annandale

‘COME SEE US’ – The MBJ’s annual Meetings, Conventions and Tourism magazine (Spring 2014 edition) UPDATE APRIL 3: Sanderson Farms Championship moving to Country Club of Jackson PGA players make their stop in November By Rusty Hampton There are some 18,000 golf courses in the United States but only about 40 of them will have the privilege this year of ...

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True South Classic firms up field for July 16-22 tourney

  With less than three weeks until tee off, Mississippi’s only PGA TOUR event, True South Classic, has set its initial player commitment list for the July 16-22 tournament at Madison’s Annandale Golf Club. Former TOUR winners Stuart Appleby, Jason Bohn, D.A. Points and Rocco Mediate are already committed to play for the $3 million purse. Defending champion Chris Kirk ...

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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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Viking Classic has $20 mill economic impact

Source: Buffalo Communications press release JACKSON — The Viking Classic not only brought some of the biggest names on the PGA TOUR and as many as 50,000 golf fans to Annandale Golf Club in Madison, but, according to estimates by the tournament director, the event also had an economic impact of nearly $20 million on the state. In addition, more ...

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Dates set for Viking Classic

MADISON — Viking Classic and Century Club Charities Inc. announced the 2010 Viking Classic would be held Sept. 27-Oct. 3 at Annandale Golf Club, making it the first event of the PGA TOUR’s 2010 Fall Series. Viking Classic also announced that chef Emeril Lagasse would headline the Viking Culinary Tent’s lineup of cooking demonstrations during the 2010 Viking Classic. “We ...

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