Take Your Best Shot at $25,000 at the Elijah Craig Long Drive Derby Benefitting First Tee – Louisville

— April 25, 2024
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Miss your first shot? Get a “mulligan” second shot with a donation to First Tee

Elijah Craig, the official bourbon of the 2024 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club, is proud to partner with First Tee – Louisville to give golf fanatics across the city a chance to win $25,000. Participants ages 21+ can tee up to win the grand prize by hitting a specific target at Topgolf. Miss your first shot? Don’t worry! With a donation to First Tee – Louisville, you can get “a mulligan” – a second shot – at the ultimate prize. Elijah Craig will match donations to First Tee up to $10,000. Elijah Craig will also be serving “The Mulligan” – the official bourbon cocktail of the PGA Championship at the event. The first 500 attendees will receive Elijah Craig golf-themed swag for their participation.

WHAT:  Elijah Craig Long-Drive Derby

WHEN: Monday, April 29, 2024, from 3:00 -7:00PM

WHERE: Topgolf Louisville – 301 Oxmoor Lane Louisville, KY 40222

About Elijah Craig Bourbon: Known as “The Father of Bourbon,” Elijah Craig is credited with being the first distiller to age his wares in charred oak barrels to make Bourbon. The clear, unaged corn whiskey became transformed into a bold amber liquid with a distinctively smooth flavor that makes Bourbon what it is today. Elijah Craig’s community impact continues through Elijah Craig Old Fashioned Week, providing total donations of up to $400,000 to date to organizations supporting the hospitality industry. Produced by Heaven Hill Distillery, the nation’s largest independent, family-owned and led distillery and the world’s second-largest holder of Kentucky Bourbon, the Elijah Craig lineup includes: Elijah Craig Small Batch Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Elijah Craig Straight Rye Whiskey, Elijah Craig Toasted Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Elijah Craig Barrel Proof Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, and Elijah Craig 18-Year-Old Single Barrel Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Elijah Craig’s accolades have included Whisky Advocate’s Whisky of the Year, Best Small Batch Bourbon and Double Gold at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, and World’s Best Small Batch Bourbon and Best Kentucky Small Batch Bourbon at Whisky Magazine’s 2023 World Whiskies Awards. For more information, please visit www.elijahcraig.com. Heaven Hill reminds you to “Think Wisely. Drink Wisely.”

About First Tee – Louisville: First Tee – Louisville is a youth development organization that enables kids ages 6 to 18 the opportunity to build the strength of character that empowers them through a lifetime of new challenges. By seamlessly integrating the game of golf with a life skills curriculum, First Tee creates active learning experiences that build inner strength, self-confidence, and resilience that kids can carry to everything they do. First Tee is Building Game Changers through its junior golf programs. In 2023, First Tee – Louisville served nearly 1700 kids through its various programs and has awarded more than $100,000 in scholarships to Louisville Metro Youth. For more information, please visit www.firstteelouisville.org.


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