Charlie Hans of Middletown, Ohio, won his fourth Wheelchair Challenge title with a 6-1 win over Ron Bates of Coldwater, Mich. He previously won the tournament in 2006, 2008, 2009 and finished as Runner-Up last year. Hans latest title was worth $1,800 in prize money, while Bates settled for $900 as the Runner-Up.
Hans found himself back in the familiar territory of the finals with a 5-0 win over Marland Redfield of Marshall, Mich., in the semifinal round. Bates secured a 2-1 win over Cordell Jeter of Woodbridge, Va., to advance to the showdown with Hans. Redfield and Jeter tied for 3rd and received $450.