|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. |
|"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
|"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. |
|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. |
|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.|
|Carts are permitted and MANDATORY in "The Sigel" for all rounds of the competition at the request of the host club.|
|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.
|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.
|R. Jay Sigel Trophy|