Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The 2011 Ocala Open Golf Tournament Benefits Local Charities

Candler Hills Golf Club will be host to the 5th annual Ocala Open Golf Tournament on March 16 – 18, 2011. Candler Hills Golf Club is the prestigious golf course at On Top of the World Communities in Ocala, Florida. The three-day tournament will be played Wednesday through Friday with a Pro-Am scheduled for Tuesday.

On Top of the World Communities has established an outstanding reputation for leadership and community service in the greater Ocala and Marion County area. The Ocala Open Golf Tournament will benefit the local charities: Hospice of Marion County, Inc. and Interfaith Emergency Services. Hospice of Marion County, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is providing exemplary compassionate comfort care for the terminally ill and support services for the families/caregivers. Interfaith Emergency Services is a not-for-profit organization which provides food, shelter, clothing and emergency financial assistance to those in need in our local community.

The 2010 Ocala Open was a great success, drawing 74 golf professionals to the field. Hospice of Marion County, Inc. received $25,000 that was raised by the tournament. Local businesses embraced and supported the event with sponsorships and spectators. The 2011 Ocala Open is sure to be an even bigger success.

For more information on the 2011 Ocala Open Golf Tournament, click here.