Who's who: Jay Sigel

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Who's who: Jay Sigel

  • Name:

    Robert Jay Sigel
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    Nov 13, 1943 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.
  • Original/Home Club:

    Aronimink GC, Penn.
  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1993

Roll of Honour

British Amateur champion (1979); US Amateur champion (1982, 1982). Multiple Champions Tour winner.

Did you know?

Former PGA Tour and PGA Champions Tour player.

Top tournaments won by Jay Sigel

2006
America
Hawks Ridge
134 (-10)
$85,000
Georgia-Pacific

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sigel, Jay

Venue

Hawks Ridge

Score

134 (-10)

Prize money

$85,000

Title sponsor

Georgia-Pacific

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].

2003
America
National of Kansas City
205 (-11)
$240,000
Bayer Advantage

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sigel, Jay

Venue

National of Kansas City

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

$240,000

Title sponsor

Bayer Advantage

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].

2002
America
Egypt Valley CC
203 (-13)
$225,000
Farmers

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sigel, Jay

Venue

Egypt Valley CC

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

Farmers

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].

1998
America
Hartefeld Natl.
205 (-11)
$165,000
Bell Atlantic

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sigel, Jay

Venue

Hartefeld Natl.

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

$165,000

Title sponsor

Bell Atlantic

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].

1998
America
201 (-12)
$150,000
EMC

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sigel, Jay

Score

201 (-12)

Prize money

$150,000

Title sponsor

EMC

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].

1997
America
Greystone G&CC
205 (-11)
$172,500
Bruno's

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sigel, Jay

Venue

Greystone G&CC

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

$172,500

Title sponsor

Bruno's

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].

1997
America
Kings Island
195 (-18)
$150,000
Kroger

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sigel, Jay

Venue

Kings Island

Score

195 (-18)

Prize money

$150,000

Title sponsor

Kroger

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].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sigel, Jay

Score

1 up

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

Diners Club

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].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sigel, Jay

Score

279 (-9)

Prize money

$280,000

Title sponsor

Energizer

Played as the Energizer Senior Tour Championship (Nov 7-10; Senior PGA Tour season-ending event). Second-placed Kermit Zarley (USA) finished 2 shots behind Jay Sigel (USA), who recorded his second Senior PGA Tour win. [The Dunes G&BC, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina].

1994
America
198 (-12)
$82,500
GTE

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Sigel, Jay

Score

198 (-12)

Prize money

$82,500

Title sponsor

GTE

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].

1994
Awards
$634,130
see Score
Snr PGA Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Sigel, Jay

Venue

Score

$634,130

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

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.

1983
Amateur
North Shore CC, IL
8 & 7
amateur
USGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Sigel, Jay

Venue

North Shore CC, IL

Score

8 & 7

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Amateur Championship (83rd) (Aug 30-Sept 4). Defending champion Jay Sigel (USA) beat Chris Perry (USA) 8 and 7 in the 36-hole final. [North Shore CC, Glenview, nr Chicago, IL].

1982
Amateur
8 & 7
amateur
USGA

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Sigel, Jay

Score

8 & 7

Prize money

amateur

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Amateur Championship (82nd) (Aug 31-Sept 5). Jay Sigel (USA) beat David Tolley (USA) 8 and 7 in the 36-hole final. [The Country Club, Brookline, Boston, Mass.].

1979
Amateur
3 & 2
n/a
R&A

Category

Amateur

Winner (holder)

Sigel, Jay

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

R&A

The Amateur Championship (84th). Sigel (USA) beat Scott Hoch (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside].

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