Look for fresh orange juice in the refrigerated part of the produce department.
Combine sugar and 1/3 cup water in a 1-cup glass measure. Microwave at HIGH 2 minutes; stir until sugar dissolves. Cool to room temperature.
Combine sugar mixture, orange juice, bourbon, and lemon juice in a large pitcher; stir well. Stir in club soda just before serving. Garnish with orange slices, if desired.
Made up some of this punch for Thanksgiving and it's being requested again for Christmas.