A unique 2-day event centered around a concert and golf tournament supporting the mission of the Chris Long Foundation’s Waterboys initiative.

May 8-9, 2023

NFL legend Kyle Long has signed up to attend the Waterboys Charity Challenge!

About the Event

Join Chris Long, his fellow Waterboys, and celebrity friends at the inaugural Waterboys Charity Challenge event. The two-day fundraising event hosted at Boar’s Head Resort and the Davis Love III Birdwood Golf Course in Charlottesville, Virginia features music, golf and an auction.

This event seeks a diverse mix of philanthropic companies and individuals to band together to celebrate giving and create memories. If you’re interested in learning more about becoming a sponsor click the contact us button at the bottom of this page.

Meet the Host

Chris Long is a two-time Super Bowl champion NFL defensive end and the 2018 NFL Walter Payton Man of the Year. This Charlottesville resident has the distinction of having his jersey retired at St. Anne’s Belfield School and the University of Virginia. Long founded the Waterboys initiative in 2015, which unites professional athletes and fans in the shared mission of bringing clean water to one million people in need worldwide.

About Waterboys

Named for one of the most overlooked but integral positions on any team, Waterboys unites professional athletes and fans in support of a single shared cause: providing clean, accessible drinking water to communities in need. Waterboys funds both international and domestic water projects with the goal of bringing clean water to 1 million people.


Check out our exciting updates below regarding the event!

Schedule of Events

Monday, May 8, 2023

  • Celebrity-Am Registration
  • Practice Rounds
  • Par3 Celebrity Challenge presented by Miller Lite
  • Putting Contest presented by Sheehy Lexus of Richmond
  • Reception presented by Tito’s
  • Auction presented by Frank Saul Construction
  • Concert presented by Olson Research and A3 Global
  • After Party presented by Diageo

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

  • Celebrity-Am Breakfast
  • Celebrity-Am Golf Classic
  • Celebrity-Am Awards


Thank you to our sponsors for supporting the 2023 Waterboys Charity Challenge.










For more information regarding sponsorship, participating in the golf tournament, or attending the concert, click the contact us button below.

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