Name:Robert Jay Sigel
Born:Nov 13, 1943 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.
Original/Home Club:Aronimink GC, Penn.
Played as the Georgia-Pacific Grand Champions Championship (Sept 8-9; unofficial Champions Tr event for 60+ age group; played as the final event of their season). Second-placed and defending champion Mike McCullough (USA) finished 2 shots behind Sigel (USA). [Hawks Ridge GC, Free Home, nr Atlanta, Georgia].
Played as the Bayer Advantage Celebrity Pro-Am (May 16-18). Second-placed Mike McCullough (USA) finished 1 shot behind Sigel (USA). [National GC of Kansas City, Missouri].
Played as the Farmers Charity Classic (May 24-26). Second-placed Morris Hatalsky (USA) finished 2 shots behind Sigel (USA). [Egypt Valley CC, Ada, nr Grand Rapids, Michigan].
Played as the Bell Atlantic Classic (May 22-24). Sigel (USA) beat José Maria Cañizares (Esp) with a birdie at the third playoff hole, to record his fifth Snr PGA Tour win. [Hartefeld National GC, Avondale, Pennsylvania].
Played as the EMC Kaanapali Classic (Oct 23-25). Second-placed Hugh Baiocchi (RSA) and Larry Laoretti (USA) finished 2 shots behind Sigel (USA). [Royal Ka'anapali course, Ka'anapali Resort, Maui, Hawaii; at the time known as the North course].
Played as Bruno's Memorial Classic (May 2-4). Second-placed Gil Morgan (USA) finished 3 shots behind Sigel (USA). [Greystone G&CC, Birmingham, Alabama].
Played as the Diners Club Matches (Dec 13/14; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Gil Morgan (USA) & Jay Sigel (USA) beat Bob Eastwood (USA) & Walter Morgan (USA) by 1 hole in the final of the Snr PGA Tour matches. [Nicklaus Tournament (resort) course, PGA West, La Quinta, CA].
Played as the Kroger Senior Classic (July 3-6). Second-placed Isao Aoki (Jpn) finished 7 shots behind Sigel (USA). [Grizzly course, Golf Ctr at Kings Island, Mason, Ohio].
Played as the Energizer Senior Tour Championship (Nov 7-10; Snr PGA Tr season-ending event). Second-placed Kermit Zarley (USA) finished 2 shots behind Sigel (USA). [The Dunes G&BC, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina].
Snr PGA Tr
Sigel (USA) won the Senior PGA Tour 1994 Rookie of the Year Award as the leading first-season player, based on the votes of his peers. He finished 12th on the Tour's money list, with earnings of $634,130.
Played as the GTE West Classic. First-time US Senior Tr winner Sigel (USA) beat Jim Colbert (USA) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole. [Ojai Valley Inn & CC, Ojai, nr Ventura, California].
The US Amateur Championship (83rd). Sigel (USA) won this title for the second straight year, beating Chris Perry (USA) 8 and 7 in the final. [North Shore CC, Glenview, nr Chicago, IL].
The US Amateur Championship (82nd). Sigel (USA) beat David Tolley (USA) 8 and 7 in the final. [The Country Club, Brookline, Boston, Mass.].
The Amateur Championship (84th). Sigel (USA) beat Scott Hoch (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside].
US Women's PGA Championship: located just outside Philadelphia, the famed Donald Ross layout of Aronimink Golf Club hosts the third women’s major championship of 2020 (Oct 8-11).
Scottish Open: first played in 1972, this year’s championship is again played on the Tom Doak-designed Renaissance Club course, which sits alongside mighty Muirfield in East Lothian (Oct 1-4).
Jim Furyk: in winning the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links, “The Grinder” joined Arnold Palmer and Bruce Fleisher as the only players to win their first two starts on the PGA Tour Champions.
Georgia Hall: recorded her first win in an LPGA Tour event on American soil at this year’s Portland Classic, played at Columbia Edgewater Country Club … on the edge of the Columbia River.
Traigh Golf Course (pronounced "try", and meaning "beach" in Gaelic): You'll find this nine-hole seaside gem on the scenic coast road (as opposed to the more inland and quicker A830) between Arisaig and Morar. Although not on the well-beaten path of Scotland's "trophy" courses, if you are passing through this area, it's a must play.
Cullen Links Golf Club: "immensely scenic", "quirky as golf can get", "short!", "hugely enjoyable" ... Cullen Links attracts as wide a variety of comments as it lays down golfing challenges. Shoehorned into this 4,600 yard treasure trove are ten par-3s, seven par-4s and a good-length par-5. Here you'll find all the seaside scenery a golfer could ask for, and a lot more besides. Read More...
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