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TOURNAMENT OVERVIEW

OCTOBER 1-4, 2020

Sanderson Farms Championship

Location & Course Information

JACKSON, MISS. COUNTRY CLUB OF JACKSON Founded in 1913, the Country Club of Jackson is a private club with 27 holes originally designed by Dick Wilson in 1962. John Fought redesigned 18 holes in 2008, the Dogwood and Azalea nines used for the tournament. Yardage: 7,460; par 72.

Notable Course Features The signature hole is the 479-yard, par-4 16th (the toughest on the course in 2020). Swampland protects the entire left side and also crosses the fairway about 80 yards short of the largest green on the course. A long approach must avoid swamp on the left and a large bunker on the right.

Fueled by a closing birdie at the 72nd hole, Sergio Garcia holds the trophy after winning the Sanderson Farms Championship at The Country Club of Jackson. It was Garcia’s first PGA TOUR triumph since the 2017 Masters.

“It was the perfect ending for an amazing week.” – Sergio Garcia

2020 Champion Sergio Garcia, Spain

Charity Benefit

The primary beneficiary is Children’s of Mississippi, the state’s only hospital dedicated solely to the treatment of sick and medically fragile children. Century Club Charities has raised more than $18 million for Mississippi charities since 1994.

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Quick Facts

Field: 144 players Format: 72 holes stroke play Purse: $6.6 million Winner’s Share: $1,188,000 FedExCup Points: 500 to the winner

HOW SERGIO GARCIA WON

Spain’s Sergio Garcia hit an 8-iron inside 3 feet to set up birdie on the 18th to win by one stroke. Another key shot for Garcia was a 5-wood to 4 feet en route to an eagle on the 14th hole as he shot a final-round 67 to beat Peter Malnati, who mounted a charge with a closing 63.  Garcia ranked first in Strokes Gained: Offthe-Tee (1.373 per round) and third in Strokes Gained: Approach the Green (1.753).  Garcia ranked first in Driving Distance – All Drives (306.6 yards) and T1 in Greens in Regulation Percentage (83.33).

CHECK THIS OUT  Sergio Garcia, who was putting with his eyes closed, won in his first appearance at the Sanderson Farms Championship.  Garcia was in a three-way tie for the lead through 54 holes with J.T. Poston and Cameron Davis. This marked the fourth straight year that a 54-hole leader has gone on to win the tournament.  The 40-year-old Garcia has won on the PGA TOUR in three decades (2000s, 2010s and 2020s); he also won twice on the European Tour in 1999 at age 19.

LEADERBOARD 2020 Player

Pos

1

2

3

4

Total Score

FedExCup Points

Earnings

Sergio Garcia

1

68

68

66

67

Peter Malnati

2

70

67

70

63

269/-19

500

$1,188,000

270/-18

300

$719,400

J.T. Poston

3

66

67

69

70

272/-16

190

$455,400

Keegan Bradley

T4

66

65

73

69

273/-15

122.5

$297,000

Henrik Norlander

T4

69

70

69

65

273/-15

122.5

$297,000

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