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Reunion Golf & Country Club names Foster as assistant event coordinator

Reunion Golf & Country Club recently named Jamie Foster as its assistant events coordinator. Foster joins Reunion after a tenure as Head Pastry Chef at Jackson’s Manship’s Wood Fired Kitchen. The Jackson native attended Chicago’s French Pastry School where she completed the L’Art de la Patisserie program. While in Chicago Foster worked under Chef Jessica Ellington at downtown’s Epic Restaurant.

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Sanderson Championship scores a winner with a new date

By JACK WEATHERLY The Sanderson Farms Championship is on a roll. The championship played at the Country Club of Jackson will have a new date this year, Sept. 19-22, thus avoiding conflict with the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions held in China. That means the Sanderson tourney will be able to recruit top players who otherwise could be committed to the ...

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PGA Tour honors Sanderson Farms Championship for “Best Charity Integration”

The Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson was honored by the PGA Tour for “Best Charity Integration” during the 2018 tournament at The Country Club of Jackson. The “Best Charity Integration” Award recognizes the tournament that incorporates the tournament’s charity and theme into all facets of the event. The Sanderson Farms Championship is united around its charitable impact to Friends of ...

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Bachman joins Reunion as assistant general manager

Casey Smith, General Manager at Reunion Golf and Country Club announced the appointment of Robbie Bachman to Assistant General Manager and the lead for all Food & Beverage Operations. Bachman has previous experience at country clubs in the Southeast. He was most recently the Club Manager at Steelwood Golf & Country Clubin Loxley, Ala. Prior to Steelwood, Robbie was the ...

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Laven named Mississippi Braves’ vice president and general manager

The Mississippi Braves, Double-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves have named 27-year professional baseball veteran Pete Laven as the club’s new Vice President and General Manager. The M-Braves will hold a press conference introducing Laven (LAV-in) on Thursday, November 29 at 1 p.m. in the Farm Bureau Grill at Trustmark Park. Media interested in attending should contact Chris Harris at ...

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Hollemans opening second Fleet Feet location in Jackson Metro area

By BECKY GILLETTE Customers in the Jackson metro area will soon have two locations to choose from if they want to visit a store that specializes in “inspiring and empowering the runner in everyone.” Lesley and Matthew Holleman own and operate Fleet Feet in Ridgeland, and plan on opening a second location in Flowood by Thanksgiving. The 1,956-square-foot store will ...

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Sanderson ‘19th hole’ plays big for steak houses and economy

By JACK WEATHERLY After 18 holes of playing or following players, the question is: what’s next? The 19th hole for many after one of the rounds leading up to and including the Sanderson Farms Championship Tournament was a nice white-tablecloth steak house. Those in the vicinity of the Country Club of Jackson got a bump in revenue and golf tales. ...

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Cameron Champ wins Sanderson Farms for 1st PGA Tour title

Cameron Champ’s prodigious drives weren’t finding the fairways during much of Sunday’s final round at the Country Club of Jackson. Even so, he wasn’t fazed. The 23-year-old was ready to prove he’s more than just a big hitter. Champ birdied five of the last six holes thanks largely to clutch putting and won the Sanderson Farms Championship, recovering for his ...

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2018 Sanderson Farms Championship announces player commitments

With only a few days before the start of the 2018 Sanderson Farms Championship, tournament officials announced player commitments. The 51st Sanderson Farms Championship is set for Oct. 22-28 at The Country Club of Jackson. For the full field, visit SFC Committed Players. The field of 132 players includes defending champion Ryan Armour, past champions Cody Gribble (2016), Peter Malnati ...

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