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Published April 4, 2024

In just a few weeks, shortly after the 150th Kentucky Derby and in the middle of the 25th Anniversary of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail, the 106th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club, on May 13-19, will be a unique opportunity for golf fans to enjoy a celebratory cocktail combining the best golf in the world with Louisville traditions.

And for those golf enthusiasts from all over the world gathering in Louisville for the second major of the year, there is no better guidance than the advice of local golf aficionados in the horse, hospitality, and bourbon industries.



“Our brand is ‘where the world meets Kentucky’ because everything that we are is a small representation or expression of the world,” said Andy Treinen, who, after 25 years as a sports broadcaster, including the coverage of the 2014 PGA Championship in Valhalla, presides and manages the Frazier History Museum, home of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail Welcome Center....


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Written by Patti Nickell

Published February 26, 2024

Tucked away in an alcove inside Frankfort’s newest hotel, the 15-suite boutique St. Clair, is an inconspicuous door marked Maintenance. Behind the door you won’t find pails, mops, cleaning supplies – all the things one would typically associate with keeping a property spic and span.



What you will find behind the door is a Prohibition-era speakeasy that would have appealed to Al Capone and his cronies. Even Eliot Ness, chief enforcer of The Untouchables and Capone’s arch nemesis, might have been tempted to spend time enjoying some bathtub gin here....


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