Charity Challenge

Monsignor Reynolds Charity Challenge – May 9, 2022

The Men of Saint Brigid will host the 23rd annual Monsignor Reynolds Charity Challenge on Monday, May 9 at the Country Club of Roswell.  The registration process for Golf, Tennis and Pickleball renewals begins on January 10, 2022.  New registrations will begin in February, subject to availability.

It Takes a Parish

We feel so blessed to be able to host this event every year.  The money raised will go to the ministries and charities we support.  Their work never takes a break and the funds raised are always put to great use by the loyal and caring volunteers.  Thank you for being part of the Saint Brigid Catholic Church community.  “IT TAKES A PARISH!”

All Day – Be Smart + Stay Apart

We made many adjustments to the event to create social distancing and provide a safe environment for you to enjoy the day.  Please be sure to read everything below.

All Day – Event Schedule

  • 9:00 am – Mass at Saint Brigid
  • 10:00 am – Golf Registration and Golf Range Open
  • 11:00 am – Marlow’s lunch for golfers
  • 11:45 am – Opening Prayer by Father Neil Herlihy
  • 11:50 am – Carts roll to assigned golf holes
  • 12:00 noon – Golf Shotgun Start
  • 1:00 pm – Pickleball Registration opens
  • 2:00 pm – Tennis Registration opens
  • 2:00 pm – Nine-n-Dine golf begins at River Pines
  • 2:00 pm – Pickleball Clinic (beginners)
  • 3:00 pm – Tennis & Pickleball begin
  • 5:00 pm – Wine Tasting and Whiskey Experience begin
  • 5:00 pm – Food Stations open (Dine-In or Take-Out)
  • 7:30 pm – Event concludes

Arrival — Swag Bags by Lily’s Pharmacy

SWAG stands for “Stuff We All Get”. Thanks to Lily’s and several sponsors, all Golfers, Tennis Players, and Pickleball Players will receive a free swag bag. For Golfers, the bags will be placed on golf carts. For Tennis and Pickleball Players, the bags will be available at the courts.

Clubhouse – Locker Rooms Open

Men’s and Women’s locker facilities are available before and after athletic activities.

Clubhouse – Masks recommended Inside

While inside the clubhouse, we are asking everyone to keep social distance and to wear a mask.  Spend as much time outside as possible and go home healthy.

Clubhouse – Registration Options

All Golfers, Tennis players, Pickleball players, and Evening Ticket buyers are encouraged to complete all transactions online, in advance of the event day.  The Golf, Tennis, and Pickleball packages are being offered on an all-inclusive basis, so there is no need to make additional purchases upon arrival at the Country Club of Roswell.  Volunteers will be available at a Registration Desk to answer any questions.

Donations – The Matching Fund

The Men of Saint Brigid, Knights of Columbus, and Habitat for Humanity are collaborating to create a special opportunity to thank our dedicated volunteers.  Habitat will designate the next home built by Saint Brigid volunteers a “Legacy Build.” It’s a way to recognize Saint Brigid volunteers and specifically honor Bob Lehrer for his years of dedicated service.  Without the tireless efforts of these volunteers, 14 families would not have a place of their own to call home.  The Men of Saint Brigid are committing $5,000 in matching funds, which means the first $5,000 donated will automatically be doubled.  Please go to the Important Docs box on this web page, click on Matching Fund and make a donation.  Help us make 2022 the “best build” yet!  Thank you.

Evening – Dine-In or Take-Out

There will be multiple food stations throughout the clubhouse with “fork-friendly” options. You may Dine-in or Take-Out. Boxes and supplies will be available.

Evening – DJ & Video Boards

DJ Dan-O will update the crowd on Golf, Tennis, and Pickleball results, make announcements and crank tunes.  Video boards in the ballroom will scroll messages, display sponsor recognition and show sports results. Results are posted as soon as scores are compiled.

Evening – Tickets for Food + Fun – 5:00 pm

A limited supply of Evening tickets is available due to clubhouse capacity.  Buyers may participate in the Wine Tasting, Whiskey Experience, Dinner, and Evening Activities.

Evening – Putting Playoff – 6:30 pm

Get outside and enjoy evening activities.  The 6:30 pm start time is approximate based on the pace of play for the 18-hole golf

  • The top 6 finishers in the daytime Putting competition will have another chance to compete for a prize on the practice green.
  • All are welcome to “jeer” them on!

Evening – Social Distance Seating

For your safety, tables and seating will be available throughout the entire clubhouse, both indoors and outside.  A full-service bar will be located inside the ballroom. The Whiskey Experience takes place at the main bar inside the front entry.

Evening – Wine Tasting by Constellation Brands – 5:00 pm

The popular Après Wine Tasting will take place on the outdoor Azalea Deck beginning at 5 pm.  A variety of SIMI brand wine samples will be served.

Evening – Whiskey Experience by High West – 5:00 pm

Constellation Brands will host a High West Whiskey Experience on the outdoor Azalea Deck beginning at 5 pm.  Free samples will be offered along with a specialty drink available for a donation to the Habitat for Humanity (Matching Fund).

Golf – 9-Hole Option at River Pines – 2:00 pm

Sign up for “Nine-n- Dine” to enjoy 9 holes of non-competitive Golf at River Pines.  Tee times begin at 2 pm.  When Golf is over, transition to CC Roswell to take part in the Wine Tasting, Whiskey Experience & Dinner.  “Nine-n-Dine” is perfect for casual golfers and especially couples!

Golf – WAITLIST for CC Roswell

Registrations for Golf at CC Roswell reached capacity on February 6.  We opened a Wait List on the same day.  To be added to the Wait List, follow the same Golf registration steps as usual.  You will be contacted by a committee member.   Any payments made that cannot be accommodated will receive a full refund.  As an alternative, sign up for Nine-n-Dine, played at River Pines (described above).

Golf – FAB Foursome

The popular FAB Foursome is an all-inclusive golf package, offered at a discount during the renewal process.  The FAB Foursome package includes:

  • Golf Foursome Green Fees & Carts
  • Lunch, Wine Tasting, Whiskey Experience & Dinner
  • Participation in the Putting Contest
  • 8 Mulligans (2 for each golfer)
  • 8 Drink Tickets (On-course or Clubhouse redemption)
  • 4 PGA TOUR Superstore Gift Cards
  • 4 Raffle Chances (Restaurant Gift Cards are prizes)
  • 4 Thirty (30)-Minute Practice Sessions at the Superstore
  • 1 Personalized Hole Sign with FAB Photo (see below)
  • Retail Value = $1,210
  • FAB Foursome advance purchase price = $950

Golf – Personalized Hole Sign

With a FAB Foursome, your group will have a hole sign…designed by you…located near the #10 tee.  The group will pose for a photo and take home the hole sign.  A unique souvenir and cool keepsake.  All FAB Foursome members will be emailed the photo with your personalized hole sign prominently displayed!

Golf – Hydration by the Coca-Cola Company & Six Bridges Brewing

Before heading to play Golf, make sure your cart is stocked.  The “Beverage Boys” are ready to help. They will stock and re-stock the two Hydration Station on the golf course. Be sure to stop by Six Bridges Brewing on #14 for insights on craft beers. Tennis and Pickleball players will have a big cooler at the courts to keep everyone hydrated.

Golf – Lunch by Marlow’s – 11:00 am

Marlow’s staff will grill burgers and chicken filets for all golfers.  Seating is outdoors.

Golf – New Format

This co-ed event is a Scramble with contests for Putting, Longest Drive (M&W), Closest-to-the-Pin, and Hole-in-One.  Prizes are awarded to teams in first-to-fourth place and Golf Genius tracks scoring in real-time. The new format is “Par is Your Partner,” which means if your team misses your birdie putts, record the score as par and move on to the next hole.  All golfers play every shot (no step-aside).  The highest score you can record is par so save your Mulligans for birdie attempts.

Golf – Ride Share

Each golf cart will have a plastic divider to separate riders.  Please consider taking turns walking alongside the golf cart.  Both bags can stay on board, but ride-sharing will help create even more space.

Golf – Shotgun Start – 12 Noon

The Shotgun start for Golf will take place at 12 noon.  There is plenty of time to enjoy our evening activities before dark.  Sunset is 8:27 pm.

Golf – Putting Contest

All golfers are invited to participate in the Putting Contest, sponsored by the Johns Creek Veterans Association.  On your way to the #10 tee, stop by the Putting Practice area to take your shot.  All golfers with putts landing less than 3 feet from the designated target will also take part in a Putting Playoff.  All winners will be posted inside the clubhouse ballroom during dinner.

Sponsorships Available 

We offer a wide variety of sponsorships ranging from Platinum/Gold/Silver (with golf included) to Contests, Hole Signs, VIK and donations.  For more information about how we can customize a unique branding opportunity for you, please contact one of the Co-Chairmen listed at the top of this web page.

Pickleball – Clinic for Beginners – 2:00 pm

Since we expect players of all abilities to participate, we encourage novice players to participate in a one-hour clinic to sharpen their skills and learn the scoring system.  A round-robin for all Pickleball players will follow beginning at 3 pm.  Pickleball capacity is limited to 72 players this year.  Prizes are awarded to players based on levels of ability. Pickleball is on sale beginning January 10th.

Pickleball – “Rally” Package

The Pickleball Rally Package was introduced in 2021 and became immediately popular.  It is offered as part of the Pickleball renewal process now.  The Pickleball Rally package includes:
  • Pickleball clinic, competition, contests and drills
  • Wine Tasting, Whiskey Experience and Dinner
  • 2 Raffle Chances
  • 1 PGA TOUR Superstore Gift Card
  • Retail Value = $155
  • Rally advance purchase price = $125

Tennis – “Add-In” Package

The Tennis Add-In package has been a popular component of the tennis activity the last few years.  It is offered as part of the tennis renewal process now.  The Tennis Add-In package includes:

  • Tennis competition, contests, and drills
  • Wine Tasting, Whiskey Experience & Dinner
  • 2 Raffle Chances
  • 1 PGA TOUR Superstore Gift Card
  • Retail Value = $155
  • Add-In advance purchase price = $125

Tennis – Presented by T2 Tennis – 3 pm

Tennis capacity is limited to just 36 players this year.  The outing involves 2.5 hours of court time with professionals supervising drills, contests, and friendly competition.  Prizes are awarded to players in the A & B levels of ability. Tennis is on-sale beginning January 10th.

Support – Silent Auction – Online Only

The silent auction will begin in April and offered exclusively online this year.  The format is Buy-It-Now, so when your bid is accepted…you win.  Check here for more information as we get closer to April.

Support – Wine Tickets 

The popular Wine Ticket sale is online this year.  Buy some tickets and have a chance to win 40 bottles of wine exceeding $2,000 in value.  Check the Important Docs box at the top of this page to link and buy tickets. The Wine Ticket sale begins in March.

  • 1 ticket – $20
  • 3 tickets – $50
  • 7 tickets – $100

To Register, click Golf, Tennis or Pickleball (begin January 10th)

To Register, click the Golf, Tennis or Pickleball links above. You need to register before you provide payment.

All payments for Golf, Tennis, Pickleball and Evening Tickets are refundable should you be unable to participate.  Please notify us quickly to allow substitution from our Waiting Lists.

Weather – Lightning Alerts

The Country Club of Roswell uses the Thor Guard Lightning Detection system.  If the sirens go off, all golfers, tennis and pickleball players, sponsors, and volunteers must return to the clubhouse immediately.  The competition is suspended until further assessments can be made.

Weather – Postponements

Every effort will be made to complete all outdoor activities.  Should inclement weather cause a complete postponement of the Monsignor Reynolds Charity Challenge, then a RAIN DATE will be confirmed.  Please look for email notices about the re-scheduled event.

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