Ben Lowman wins KGA Championship

By The Mercury

Manhattan’s Ben Lowman used a final round 4-under-par 68 to come from behind and win the 19th KGA Public Links Championship on Sunday at Auburn Hills Golf Course in Wichita.

Lowman, who recently finished up his senior year on the Creighton University golf team, finished the championship at 2-under par 142 total. With the win, Lowman earned an exemption into the 103rd Kansas Amateur Championship.

Current KGA Mid-Amateur champion Steve Newman of Wichita finished one shot back at 1-under-par 143 after rounds of 72 and 71.  KGA veteran Doug Kaup of Phillipsburg finished in third place at 1-over-par 145 total.

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