Personal
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

 

 

AWARDS:                                                                                  2017 Leaders & Achievers Lifetime Achievement Award          PENN MEDICINE Plaque Dedication                                       Spirit of Innovation Award

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                        

CLUB AFFILIATIONS

  • Aronimink
  • 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