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 14TH R. JAY SIGEL MATCH PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY LECOM

Location: Country Club of Scranton
(Directions)
Dates:July 10-12 2017 
Entries Deadline:6/26/2017
Player Fee:$170.00
Tee Times: Pairings  
 
 Overview
In 2004 the PGA honored the legacy of R. Jay Sigel, the top amateur golfer ever born and raised in Pennsylvania. Sigelís amateur credentials are remarkable. He was a two-time U.S. Amateur Champion, a three-time U.S. Middle-Amateur Champion and a representative of the U.S. on the Walker Cup team nine times, including twice as captain in 1983 and 1985. He was an 11-time Pennsylvania Amateur Champion, a four-time Pennsylvania State Open Champion and a two-time Pennsylvania Junior Champion.
 Format
"The Sigel" will host 72 of the best players that the Commonwealth has to offer. The event will begin with two 18-hole stroke play rounds with the top 16 players advancing to match play.

Day One ~ Two 18-hole stipulated rounds to qualify for match play

Day Two ~ Round of 16 Matches ~ a.m.
Day Two ~ Quarterfinal Matches ~ p.m.
Day Three ~ Semifinal Matches ~ a.m.
Day Three ~ Final Matches ~ p.m
 Eligibility
"The Sigel" is open to any male amateur golfer who is a member of a club belonging to the Pennsylvania Golf Association or an individual member of the Pennsylvania Golf Association with a handicap index of 7.4 or lower. If the positions are not filled by players whom have accumulated points in the year prior, then the entries will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Anyone who registers, but does not gain entry, will be given a full refund.
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 Field
The field will consist of the top 71 players on the previous yearís William C. Fownes, Jr., Amateur Player of the Year standings, and the current club champion of the host site.
 Pairings
Players who have been accepted as participants in Pennsylvania Golf Association championships will receive event information concerning course assignment, practice rounds, pairings, and starting times approximately 10 days prior to the event. If you have not received your information seven days prior to the event, it is your responsibility to contact the Pennsylvania Golf Association. Information can also be found at www.pagolf.org.
 Starting Times
Starting Times will be laid by the Committee.
 Caddie & Cart
Carts are MANDATORY during the championship at the request of the host club. Cart fee of $30 for Mondayís qualifying round will be collected during registration. Players advancing to match play will be responsible for paying $30 cart fee for each day of match play.
Carts are MANDATORY for this event at the request of the host club. Cart fee of $30 for Monday qualifying rounds will be collected during registration.
 Prizes
Prizes will be awarded to the Medalist, and players who reach the Quarterfinals and beyond.

Prizes will also be awarded to the team (team members must be from the same club) that posts the best 2 scores of 3 for the stroke play portion of the event.
 Ties
In the event of a tie for the final qualifying position for match play, there will be a sudden death playoff to determine the final positions.

In the event of a match standing all square after 18-holes, the stipulated round shall be deemed to extend on a hole-by-hole basis beginning on the first hole.
 Trophy
R. Jay Sigel Trophy
 Practice Round
Practice rounds will be available on Saturday, July 8 after 2:00 p.m., and Sunday, July 9 after 2:00 p.m. Please call the golf shop at 570-587-3514 to schedule a tee time up to one week in advance.
Practice round fee: $50
Cart fee: $30 Walking permitted during practice round, Pull Carts are NOT permitted.
 Practice Range
Will be open approximately one hour prior to first tee time.
 Registration
Please be at your starting tee ten minutes prior to your tee time.
 Food & Beverage
Will be available for purchase. Lunch is included in entry fee for all players on each day of competition.
 Hotel
There are several hotels available in various price ranges in the Scranton/Clarks Summit and surrounding area.

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