FULL NAME: Robert Jay Sigel
BIRTH DATE: November 13, 1943
BIRTHPLACE: Bryn Mawr, PA
RESIDENCE: Berwyn, PA
FAMILY: Wife: Betty; Daughters: Jennifer, Amy,Megan
COLLEGE: Wake Forest University, Sociology 1967
PERSONAL INFORMATION Jay is Senior Vice President of CBIZ Benefits and Insurance Services. Since 1980, he has served as President of the Greater Philadelphia Scholastic Golf Association, now The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia. Works part-time as a fee-paid consultant on golf course design projects. Has a dog registered with the American Kennel Club named "Replace All Divots"- "Divot" for short. Host and founder of the Sigel Charity Invitational for Cancer Research.
CAREER HOLES-IN-ONE IN COMPETITION
Five (5) (18 in other rounds)- 23 in total.
SPECIAL INTERESTS - Charity work, Insurance and Golf.
College Career: Wake Forest University Scholarship in his name Hall of Fame ACC Champion 2-time All American former Board Member
PGA Tour Champions Wins 10-time Tour Winner (1994 - 2003) Aruba Aces Championship Diners Club Match Play Championship with Gil Morgan 5- Georgia Pacific Grand Champions victories
- Pine Valley
- Stonewall Golf Club
- Rolling Green Golf Club
- Wild Dunes Beach and Racquet Club
- Cherry Hills Country Club
- Wannamoisett Golf Club
- Tin Whistles Golf Club
- The Dunes Golf & Beach Club
- Bala Golf Club
- The Falls Country Club
- High Ridge Country Club
- Delray Dunes Golf and Country Club
- Squires Golf Club
- Quail Ridge Country Club
- Egypt Valley Country Club
- The Springhaven Club.
HEROES Bobby Jones, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus.
MISCELLANEOUS In 1998, set Course Record of 62 at Hartefeld National during Bell Atlantic Classic. Also fired career-best 10-under 61 at the EMC Kaanapali Classic in Hawaii.
Amateur Golf Awards - Ben Hogan Award, Bobby Jones Award, Dunlop Amateur Athlete of the Year (1984), Sullivan Award Finalist, Marine Corps Award
PGA Tour Champions Highlights 1994 Rookie of the Year, 10-time Tour Winner (1994 - 2003), 2002 Comeback Player of the Year (multiple surgeries), Lowest 9 hole score - 27 - 1998 Bell Atlantic Classic (-9 under), Eagle/Birdie Streak (holes 1-7) (8 total) 1998 Bell Atlantic Classic, Lowest start by winner (61) (-10) 1998 EMC Kaanapali, Double Eagle - 1994 Golf Magazine Sr. Tour Championship, Eagle and Double Eagle in a round (on his Birthday! 11/13/94), Largest come from behind victory in a Final Round - 10 Strokes over Jim Colbert - 1994 GTE West Classic, Greens in Regulation (51 of 54) 1994 Northville Long Island Classic, Longest Drive (422 yards) 1996 Tradition, 1995 Tour Leader in Driving Distance (277.4 yards), 1997 Most Top 10 Finishes (19) tied with Gil Morgan, 1997 Lowest 54-hole score (-18 under) Kroger Senior Classic, Bayer Advantage - course tying record 65 (-7)- also became oldest winner on tour at 59