Tag: Sanderson Farms

When golf is far more than a game and saves lives

Posted on: January 19,2016

We are in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at University of Mississippi Medical Center. Tiny, tiny babies are everywhere you look. This day, there are 80 of them, from all over the state, and most are crying. That’s a good thing, a doctor tells me. Crying is good. You worry, she says, when they […]

22 years later, Bohn remembers THE shot

Posted on: November 08,2014

Tour veteran Jason Bohn had just polished off a smooth-running 66 to move into a tie for third place, three shots out of the lead, in the sun-splashed Sanderson Farms Championship Saturday. Asked his thoughts about the day, he responded with a smile, “Roll Tide. I can’t wait to watch the game tonight.” He was […]

Advice to Backel: Keep it simple, enjoy, learn

Posted on: November 04,2014

What 17-year-old Madison Central senior Camden Backel accomplished Monday — shooting 7-under-par 65 at Lake Caroline and then beating seven pros in eight-man playoff — is truly amazing. Backel will now tee off in Thursday’s first round of the Sanderson Farms Championship. Amazing, yes. Unprecented, no. Hattiesburg native and Diamondhead resident Gary Martin was 17 […]