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 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 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 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].
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].
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.
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].
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.].
The Amateur Championship (84th). Sigel (USA) beat Scott Hoch (USA) 3 and 2 in the final. [Hillside GC, Southport, Merseyside].
Chevron Championship: the first women’s major championship of 2023 is played for the first time in Texas, having been uprooted from its home of 51 years at the Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage, California.
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