The innaugural "Reed Sorenson Charity Classic" benefiting the Atlanta Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities will be held at White Water Creek Country Club in Fayetteville, Georgia, on Wednesday, March 14, 2007. At the official kick-off to Race Week at Atlanta Motor Speedway golfers can expect to play with celebrities from the sports world including NASCAR driver Reed Sorenson and friends, local radio personalities, as well as players from both the Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Falcons.
Arnold Palmer's signature course design at Whitewater Creek is considered one the finest layouts on the south side of Atlanta. The 18-hole championship course is nestled among rolling foothills and majestic waterways that diligently guard fairways lined by giant Oak trees and greens surrounded by creative sand bunker configurations.
Registration begins at 10:00 am and players are provided a box lunch before the shotgun start at 11:30 am. The tournament format is best ball, with 32 foursomes participating. There will be awards for First, Second, and Third place as well as a consolation prize for the last place team presented during a player reception to follow the round.
Entry fee for the tournament is $250 per player, or $800 per foursome, which includes greens fees, use of golf cart, luncheon and awards ceremony. Tournament and hole sponsorships also are available at various levels. To register for the tournament, or to sponsor a hole, please contact Roberta Rotondo at (704) 455-4460 or
Speedway Children's Charities was founded in 1984 by Bruton Smith, Chairman of Speedway Motorsports, Inc. and Sonic Automotive, who wanted to give back to the community. Speedway Children's Charities provides funds to charities that meet the direct need of children. From mentoring programs to camps for special-need children, SCC best affects children's lives by supporting organizations that work tirelessly to see that children's needs are met and that no child is left behind regardless of illness, social environment or disability.