Golf tournament ends with playoff

Seth Fair, the winner of the Ocala Open, waves to the gallery on the 18th hole after winning a 3 hole playoff on the 18th hole against Patrick Williams during the final round of the Ocala Open at Candler Hills Golf Club in Ocala, Fla. on Friday, March 26, 2021. Seth Fair of Whitestown, IN, won the Ocala Open after winning a 3 hole playoff against Patrick Williams on the 18th hole. [Bruce Ackerman/Ocala Gazette] 2021.

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Posted March 26, 2021 | Ocala Gazette Staff | Photos By Bruce Ackerman/Ocala Gazette


It took a three-hole playoff to determine the winner of the 15th Annual Ocala Open at Candler Hills Golf Club on Friday.

Seth Fair won the playoff against Patrick Williams with a birdie on the third playoff hole. The pair ended the three-day tournament tied at 17 under par.

The professional tournament serves as a charity event to raise money for Hospice of Marion and Interfaith Emergency Services. The annual tournament has raised more than $663,000.

This year, Hospice and Interfaith each received $42,500. Hospice offers comfort for the terminally ill and supports their families and caregivers. Interfaith provides food, shelter, clothing and emergency help to those in need.

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