FUZZY TO CUT RIBBON FOR HOTEL & RESTAURANT OPENING
JEFFERSONVILLE, IN – May 26, 2022 – Community leaders are gathering today at 3:30 PM to celebrate the opening of the brand-new Hilton Garden Inn in Jeffersonville. Fuzzy Zoeller will be on hand to cut the ribbon for the official grand opening of the hotel and restaurant, Fuzzy’s The 15th Club Food & Spirits. Fuzzy’s appearance isn’t a celebrity endorsement, but as one of the owners of the newly constructed hotel and restaurant. Joining Fuzzy for the ribbon cutting will be Jeffersonville Mayor Mike Moore, SoIN Tourism Chief Marketing Officer Luanne Mattson and General Hotels Corporation President and CEO Jim Dora, Jr.
“I’d like to thank everyone who has helped to make this day possible.” said Fuzzy, “My family and I are thrilled to launch this venture in southern Indiana.”
Located at 4900 Water Tower Rd in Jeffersonville, the 114-room hotel is situated on the northwest corner of I-265 and IN-62, conveniently located near the River Ridge Commerce Center with easy access to I-65 and events happening in Jeffersonville, Louisville, and the surrounding area.
Owned by Fuzzy Zoeller and his family, this project was developed through a partnership with Indianapolis based General Hotels Corporation who also serves as the management company for the hotel and restaurant.
“Clearly the community loves Fuzzy. The excitement around this new hotel and restaurant opening has been tremendous.” said Jim Dora Jr, President/CEO, General Hotels Corporation.
Guests at today’s grand opening party will have the opportunity to sample several dishes from the restaurant’s menu. Fuzzy’s The 15th Club Food & Spirits is expected to be a popular dining destination for travelers and local residents alike with competitively priced breakfast and lunch options and expanded dinner menu which includes the deep rich flavors of their in-house smoked Beef Brisket and St. Louis Style Ribs. In addition to the featured barbeque items, the menu includes handcrafted burgers, grilled steaks, salmon, Broasted chicken and stuffed portobello mushrooms. On Friday & Saturday nights the restaurant also features a Prime Rib dinner special. Fuzzy’s The 15th Club Food & Spirits is open to the public for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and available for dine in or carryout.
Diners will be immersed in Fuzzy’s passion for golf with a selection of photos highlighting his career placed throughout the dining room or may grab a seat on the large outdoor covered patio. The bar at Fuzzy’s The 15th Club Food & Spirits offers specialty cocktails made with Fuzzy’s Vodka as well as an extensive list of draft & bottled beer, wine, and spirits.
Hotel guests will enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, a 24-hour business center, and a state-of-the-art fitness center featuring Peloton equipment. Each guestroom boasts the brand’s signature bedding featuring fresh, white duvets and crisp linens and an in-room "hospitality center" with a mini fridge, microwave oven as well as a Keurig® coffee maker.
For more information about the hotel or to make a reservation call +1 812-670-5065 or go to: Jeffersonville.hgi.com. For group rates, or to book meeting space, contact Bridget Ford, Director of Sales at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read more about Hilton Garden Inn at www.hgi.com and newsroom.hilton.com/hgi.
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About Hilton Garden Inn
The award-winning Hilton Garden Inn brand provides business and leisure guests upscale, affordable accommodations and unexpected amenities for an experience that is ‘Simply on Another Level.’ The Hilton Garden Inn Promise affirms the brand’s goal to make each guest’s stay better and brighter. Guaranteed. Team Members at more than 865 hotels in 49 countries and territories around the world ensure today’s busy travelers have a bright and satisfying experience, starting with the first hello. As a recognized F&B leader, Hilton Garden Inn serves locally sourced food and beverage at its full-service restaurants and bars, featuring cooked-to-order dishes, handcrafted cocktails, and on-trend small plates. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits. For more information about Hilton Garden Inn, visit www.hgi.com or newsroom.hilton.com/hgi, and connect on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram.
About Fuzzy Zoeller
Originally from New Albany, IN, Frank “Fuzzy” Zoeller is most widely known as one of the great characters and competitors golf has ever known. His professional golf career produced 10 PGA victories, including the ‘84 US Open and ‘79 Masters. Fuzzy is only one of three players to win the Masters in their first appearance. He also has wins on the Champions Tour – the 2002 Senior PGA Championship and the 2004 MasterCard Championship. Fuzzy was uniquely selected to the USA Ryder Cup team 3 times and while each of those wins and selections are special, an even greater honor has been receiving the prestigious Dave Marr Memorial Award for exemplifying sportsmanship, honesty, character, and an enthusiastic passion for the game of golf; and the Brian "Bruno" Henning awards for making special and outstanding contributions to the Champions Tour. View Fuzzy’s PGA Profile
His passions include hunting and fishing, and he enjoys all sports as well as golf course design. To date he has designed numerous golf courses, three of which are utilized on The PGA TOUR. Two courses can be found in Southern Indiana, the Covered Bridge Golf Club in Sellersburg, IN and Champions Pointe Golf Club in Memphis, IN. Most recently, Fuzzy designed The Pfau Course at Indiana University, soon to be announced as one of the Top 5 greatest Collegiate Golf Courses nationwide by Golf Weekly. Visit fuzzygolf.com
On June 1, 2009, Fuzzy launched a new venture, “Fuzzy’s Ultra-Premium Vodka” and since that time, it has won multiple awards in prestigious spirits competitions. Learn more at fuzzyvodka.com
A proud southern Indiana native, Fuzzy is known throughout the community for his generous spirit of giving. Fuzzy and his family believe strongly in investing in the local community. This belief is the cornerstone of his newest adventure as a hotel and restaurant entrepreneur. Construction of the new Hilton Garden Inn in Jeffersonville, IN with “Fuzzy’s” themed restaurant and bar began in October 2020 and opened to the public on May 12, 2022.
About General Hotels Corporation
Founded in 1962, General Hotels Corporation (GHC) is committed to enriching lives through award-winning hospitality. As a Midwest leading hotel owner/operator, developer and third-party management company, the Indianapolis based organization currently operates 50 hotels representing over 5,100 guestrooms with several new locations in development and under construction. The organization’s portfolio includes a broad range of brands and property types including select service, full service, extended stay, independent hotels, city-center hotels, airport hotels and small market hotels. The company's core values of caring, commitment, excellence, growing, integrity and respect, serve as its guiding principles in all operations and interactions with guests, associates, investors and partners. To learn more about GHC visit genhotels.com