Little Brown Jug team set to tussle with MPA

Posted August 10, 2012

Four golfers have won the right to represent the Kansas Press Association at the annual Little Brown Jug competition against Missouri in September.

The four were the top qualifiers in an event July 27 at Turkey Creek Golf Club in McPherson.

Medalist at the event was Jay Lowell of the Concordia Blade-Empire, who shot a 73 on the par 70 course. His three teammates will be Gregg Ireland, Topeka Capital-Journal, who shot an 83; Tom Broeckelman, Gove County Advocate, who shot an 87, and Brad Lowell, Concordia, who shot a 95.

Ben Marshall, 2012-13 KPA president, serves as golf chair.

The KPA team will travel to Excelsior Springs, Mo., Sept. 27 and 28 to compete for the coveted Little Brown Jug.