CONOVER, N.C., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- R.W. Eaks repeated as the Greater Hickory Classic champion Sunday, winning the North Carolina event by four strokes.
Eaks, a four-time Champions Tour winner, closed with a 1-under-par 71 for a final score of 16-under 200. His four victories have come in a span of 14 months.
"I'm so fortunate to be able to play out here with these guys," said Eaks, who pocketed $255,000. "Every once in a while, they let me win a tournament."
Mark McNulty (69), Tom McKnight (70) and Mark Wiebe (71) tied for fourth place at 11-under 205.