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].
Solheim Cup: can Europe defend the most prestigious team trophy in women’s professional golf, when the 17th Solheim Cup is played out at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio (Sept 4-6).
Italian Open: Nicolai Højgaard recorded his first European Tour win (Sept 5), just a week after his twin brother Rasmus landed the European Masters title (Aug 29); the first brothers to win back-to-back on the European Tour.
The San Roque Club: "... how best to revitalise a course that had previously been fit to play regular host to the European Tour’s qualifying school finals..." by Toby Ingleton.
New 27-hole golf complex to be built in southern Belgium
A new golf complex in southern Belgium, close to the border with Luxembourg, will start construction in June 2021.
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