20th R. Jay Sigel Pennsylvania Amateur Match Play


presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods


West Shore Country Club, Camp Hill, Pa.


July 10-12, 2023


Event Overview 



Registration Opens: April 1 at 9 a.m.


Registration Closes: June 26 at 5:00 p.m.


Registration Fee: $180 per player (includes range fees/lunches/prizes). Carts are not included and must be paid for at the time of the first round directly to the club.


Format: There will be a 36-hole Stroke Play Qualifying Round contested on July 10 to determine the 16 players advancing to Match Play on the following day.


Eligibility: Open to any male amateur golfer who is a member of a Member Club 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.


Field: The field will be limited to 72 players and consist of the top 66 players on the previous year’s William C. Fownes, Jr., Amateur Player of the Year standings, champions of the event from the past five years, and the current club champion of the host site.  In the unlikely event of full subscription of all guaranteed spots, those tied for the last position on the POY standings will be accepted based on time of entry. 


Cart/Caddie: Caddies are welcome.  The use of a cart is permitted.  Cart fees were not included in the entry fee and will be paid prior to each round in the golf shop.


Food & Beverage: A lunch buffet will be provided each day of competition from approximately 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is included in the entry fee. Additional F&B purchases will be available.


Practice Rounds: Call the pro shop at West Shore CC to schedule a time.  717.761.4530


Hotel: TBD


Pairings: Play will be in threesomes at 10-minute intervals. Players will maintain their pairing for the second round of stroke play qualifying. Play will be in twosomes once into Match Play. 


Start Times: The PAGA staff, following as closely as practical the preferences indicated on the entry form, will determine pairings and tee times.


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.


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.