On the Green!
PHOTO: Jin Park took to Twitter to show off the Big Green Egg he received at the Sanderson Farms Championship.
The Open Championship is dominating the golf headlines this week, but it’s not quite the only game in town.
While the game’s best players are battling mighty Muirfield, the best of the rest are down in Mississippi for the Sanderson Farms Championship. The tournament has gone through title sponsors from Viking to True South in recent years.
This is the first year that Sanderson Farms has gotten involved and, as Monte Burke at Forbes.com points out, the big Mississippi-based chicken concern has gone all out to brand the event.
Here’s the kicker: The tournament’s official gift to its players is a Big Green Egg! If you follow Twitter, you know that the Green Egg is an object of desire like few others among the PGA Tour players. And if anyone needed a boost after not getting into the Open, the Green Egg is just the ticket.
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