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Location: The Country Club of Jackson, Jackson, MS
Previous Names: The Magnolia State Classic, Deposit Guaranty Golf Classic, Southern Farm Bureau Classic
First Year of Tournament: 1968
72-Hole Tournament Record: 263 by Dan Halldorson (1986)
72-Hole Tournament Record at The Country Club of Jackson: 267 by Cameron Champ (2018)
Sanderson Farms Championship TicketsSanderson Farms, based in Laurel, Mississippi, has lent its name to this PGA event since 2013. Thanks to a 10-year extension following the 2015 event, Sanderson Farms will continue as the title sponsor through 2026. Throughout its history, the Sanderson Farms Championship has been Mississippi’s sole PGA Tour tournament. Since its founding in 1968, winners of the event have included Fred Funk (1998, 2004) and Ryan Armour (2017), who finished as runner-up to Tiger Woods in the 1993 U.S. Junior Championship. Armour and 2019 winner Sebastian Munoz earned their first PGA Tour victories in the Sanderson Farms Championship. Some of this event’s runners-up have won majors. Paul Azinger, who finished second in 1986, defeated Greg Norman in a playoff to capture the 1993 PGA Championship. Nick Faldo, the 1987 runner-up, has won three Masters (1989, 1990 and 1996) and three Open Championships (1987, 1990 and 1992). See the PGA Tour’s current and rising stars with your Sanderson Farms Championship tickets at StubHub.
When is the Sanderson Farms Championship played?The Sanderson Farms Championship represents one of the early-season events on the PGA Tour, running from October 1 to October 4, 2020. In the first 25 years of the event, the Sanderson Farms Championship occupied the second weekend in April -- the same as the Masters. In 1994, the tournament moved to a spot on the July calendar. In 2019, the Sanderson Farms Championship became a standalone PGA Tour event when it was moved from the same weekend as the World Golf Championships-HSBC Championships held in China.
How much does the Sanderson Farms Championship winner earn?Sebastian Munoz collected $1,188,000.00 for winning the 2019 Sanderson Farms Championship. The purse for that tournament totaled $6.6 million, with Daniel Chopra earning $13,794 as the last player to make the cut for that weekend. The inaugural event had a total purse of $20,000.00, with 1996 being the first year that the purse for the Sanderson Farms Championship reached the $1 million mark.
What other benefits come with winning the Sanderson Farms Championship?In 2019, Sebastian Munoz became the first Sanderson Farms Championship winner to get an invite to The Masters. Other benefits of winning this tournament include spots in the Player’s Championship and the PGA Championship, a two-year exemption on the PGA Tour and 500 points toward the FedEx Cup.
What places have hosted the Sanderson Farms Championship?The Country Club of Jackson has been the Sanderson Farms Championship home since 2014. The course spans 7,421 yards. Cameron Champ, who won the event during the 2018 regular season, holds the four-round record at the Country Club of Jackson with 267. In its early years, the tournament was held at the Hattiesburg Country Club. Before the tournament moved to the Country Club of Jackson, the Annandale Golf Club hosted the event.
How can I attend the Sanderson Farms Championship?With StubHub, you can find reliable tickets and deals to watch the Sanderson Farms Championship and enjoy exciting PGA Tour action. The changes in this tournament over the years have made this an attractive and important destination for many of golf’s best performers. Not only will you get to see the tournament, but there are numerous other reasons to attend, such as a women's luncheon, a kids' golfing clinic, Pink-Out day in support of breast cancer and a kids' Pro-Am to watch.
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