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Five major champions in field for 2016 Sanderson Farms Championship

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Press Release from the Sanderson Farms Championship
 With just two weeks left before the start of the Sanderson Farms Championship, the tournament is excited to announce player commitments.

The field of 132 players will include the defending 2015 Sanderson Farms Champion, Peter Malnati. Other past champions committing at this time include Nick Taylor (2014), Chris Kirk (2011), D.J. Trahan (2006), and Cameron Beckman (2001).

Joining the field of play are two-time Major Champions Angel Cabrera (2007 U.S. Open and 2009 Masters) and Retief Goosen (2001 and 2004 U.S. Open); Major Champions Stewart Cink (2009 British Open), Lucas Glover (2009 U.S. Open), and David Toms (2001 PGA Championship). 

Other early commitments include Ricky Barnes, Jerry Kelly, Jonathan Randolph (Ole Miss standout from Brandon, MS), Stuart Appleby, Matt Jones, Camilo Villegas, Boo Weekley, Ben Crane, and Vaughan Taylor.

“Our event is growing in stature among the PGA TOUR players, and I think this is reflected in the strength of our field with just over a week to go,” said Executive Director Steve Jent. 

The 49th Sanderson Farms Championship is set for October 24-30, 2016 at The Country Club of Jackson, MS.
 

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