WICHITA, Kan. (June 9, 2013) -- Manhattan's Ben Lowman used a final round 4-under par 68 to come from behind to win the 19th KGA Public Links Championship 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. Thanks to the city of Wichita and to the entire staff of Auburn Hills Golf Course for hosting the KGA Public Links for the second time. The city owned layout was designed by Perry Dye and opened in 2000. The KGA last hosted the Public Links at Auburn Hills in 2003.
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