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Born: Tue,Apr 14,1936 - Louisville, Ky.
Age: 86y 5m 23d, Nationality: USA
Height: 6'2", Weight: 190lbs
Home: Ft. Myers, Fla.
College: Texas A&M
Turned Pro: 1960, Joined PGA Tour: 1960, Joined Champions Tour: 1986
Notes: Won 1964 PGA Championship... Member 1967 Ryder Cup Team... Critically injured in an auto accident in 1952, paralyzed from the waist down and unconscious for 13 days. Released from hospital 96 days later and regained use of his legs. Had another frightening moment when he was struck by lightning along with Lee Trevino and Jerry Heard at the 1975 Western Open. . . One of seven players in the field who competed in the 1962 PGA Championship at Aronimink Golf Club.
1990 Champio...

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Bobby Nichols

Won 1964 PGA Championship... Member 1967 Ryder Cup Team... Critically injured in an auto accident in 1952, paralyzed from the waist down and unconscious for 13 days. Released from hospital 96 days later and regained use of his legs. Had another frightening moment when he was struck by lightning along with Lee Trevino and Jerry Heard at the 1975 Western Open. . . One of seven players in the field who competed in the 1962 PGA Championship at Aronimink Golf Club.
1990 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 31; top-10 finishes - 2; scoring average 72.53 (ranked 37th); money $158,144 (ranked 35th); best finish, T-2nd, MONY Tournament of Champions.
1991 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 32; top-10 finishes - 8; scoring average 71.51 (ranked 23rd); money $252,764 (ranked 29th); best finish, T-4th, GTE Suncoast Classic, Vintage Invitational, Las Vegas Senior Classic and MONY Syracuse Senior Classic.
1992 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 31; top-10 finishes - 3; scoring average 71.71 (ranked 29th); money $223,218 (ranked 32nd); best finish, 3rd, GTE Suncoast Classic.
1993 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 26; top-10 finishes - 4; scoring average 73.19 (ranked 59th); money $181,433 (ranked 48th); best finish T-2nd Vantage at the Dominion.
1994 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 29; top-10 finishes - 1; scoring average 73.04 (ranked 64th); money $131,695 (ranked 58th); best finish T-10, Ralph's Senior Classic.
1995 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 27; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 73.23 (ranked T-68th); money $91,036 (ranked 75th); best finish T-11th, IntelliNet Challenge.
1996 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 7; top-10 finishes - 0; money $10,215 (ranked 122nd); best finish T-43rd at Las Vegas Senior Classic.
1997 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 29; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 74.28 (ranked 82nd); money $58,999 (ranked 86th); best finish T-38th at Kroger Senior and Northville Long Island Classic.
1998 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 28; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 74.96 (ranked 85th); money $51,965 (ranked 93rd); best finish, T34th, Kroger Senior Classic.
1999 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 31; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 74.59 (ranked 87th); money $66,925 (ranked 86th); best finish, 27th, Royal Caribbean Classic.
2000 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 17; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 75.15 (ranked 93rd); money $19,900 (ranked 118th); best finish, T57th, TD Waterhouse Championship.
2001 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 10; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 75.07; money $16,609 (ranked 128th); best finish, T53rd, AT&T Canadian Senior Open Championship.
2002 Champions Tour Summary: Tournaments entered - 4; top-10 finishes - 0; scoring average 78.61 (ranked N/A); money $2,953 (ranked 170th); best finish, 74th SBC Senior Open and 3M Championship.
Just played once in 2003, missed cut in Senior PGA Championship.
In 2004 missed cut in Senior PGA Championship and U.S. Senior Open, did not make a start in 2005.

Player Career Chart (for all results recorded on all Tours in GOLFstats)
Career at a Glance: Starts: 681, Cuts Made: 505 (74%), Top Tens: 56 (8%) , Rounds: 2067, Scoring Avg: 72.92, Career Earnings: $1,906,742 - Best Finish: 1st (5 times)
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Career Totals for Bobby Nichols per Year
Performance Scoring Averages Stats
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5s % Top 10s % Top 25s % Rnds 1st Rd2nd Rd3rd Rd4th RdPre CutPost CutAll RndsP/RBi/RE/RBo/REarnings
261973%
  
8%312%6
  
10
  
8671.572.171.5
  
71.871.2
  
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4%4
  
4
  
1040%
  
  
  
71.270.971.371.0
  
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27
  
0
  
4
  
8
  
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71.3
  
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33
  
  
  
  
  
6%7
  
  
  
  
  
72.2
  
71.072.170.9
  
----$68,298
  
14
  
00%29%3
  
  
  
  
  
  
72.572.672.272.7
  
----
  
  
  
39%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
73.0
  
73.373.372.3
  
----$20,513
  
  
39%
  
  
00%
  
  
2
  
6173.574.8
  
71.374.272.0
  
----
  
  
11
  
  
  
  
  
  
0%2
  
  
72.274.1
  
  
73.172.5
  
----
  
  
2285%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
71.971.4
  
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33%
  
33%
  
  
  
  
  
73.3
  
70.871.571.2----
  
  
  
100%0
  
515%824%
  
  
  
  
  
71.173.871.871.4
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
7972.9
  
  
75.073.173.4
  
----$181,433
29
  
100%
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
52%8671.7
  
  
72.871.671.5
  
----$213,518
3331
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
36%
  
  
  
  
  
72.872.6
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
100%
  
73.7
  
  
  
72.770.371.5----
  
33
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
33%
  
  
  
  
  
73.271.8
  
----$9,295
  
27
  
  
0%
  
  
  
3%517%8573.172.973.569.073.073.1
  
----$131,695
  
  
67%0
  
00%
  
  
267%10
  
74.3
  
73.075.872.8
  
----$5,300
  
  
100%
  
  
0
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
74.373.373.8----
  
20
  
40%0
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
5473.4
  
74.873.973.274.373.5----
  
  
  
  
0
  
0
  
  
0%2
  
  
  
  
72.372.673.972.4
  
----$9,255
28
  
  
  
0%
  
  
  
0%
  
7%
  
  
  
73.1
  
73.472.9
  
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21
  
  
  
0%
  
0%0
  
15%62
  
  
  
  
72.472.4
  
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5
  
00%0
  
  
0%00%4974.673.7
  
  
74.272.5
  
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3
  
  
0%0
  
  
  
0
  
27
  
  
  
  
73.371.3
  
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3
  
0
  
  
  
  
0%0
  
26
  
  
  
74.374.373.4
  
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7
  
0
  
0
  
0
  
  
0%
  
  
72.1
  
  
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0
  
0
  
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0%
  
74.872.8
  
  
73.876.774.5----
  
  
  
  
  
0%0
  
  
  
  
  
  
74.8
  
  
  
75.073.6
  
----
  
  
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
0%
  
  
  
  
  
76.071.072.374.3
  
----
  
2928
  
  
0%
  
0%
  
  
  
  
86
  
  
  
78.074.274.474.3----$58,999
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
82
  
  
  
  
74.675.8
  
----
  
  
990%0
  
  
0%
  
0%
  
  
30
  
75.5
  
72.075.374.675.1----$16,609
32
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
73.376.0
  
74.075.5
  
----$1,453
3
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
00%12
  
  
73.771.373.372.5
  
----
  
  
1694%
  
0%
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
74.2
  
075.374.9
  
----
  
7
  
  
  
  
0
  
  
  
00%
  
  
  
  
074.977.0
  
----$10,015
  
3
  
  
0%
  
  
0
  
0
  
  
  
  
  
079.077.5
  
----
  
Year Starts Cuts Made % Wins % Top 5 % Top 10 % Top 25 % Rnds 1st Rd 2nd Rd 3rd Rd 4th Rd Pre Cut Post Cut All Rds P/R Bi/R E/R Bo/R Earnings
Avg/Year
Totals674505530541442047$1,898,742
Green cells highlight the best in each column/category, yellow the worst.
Stats: P/R=Pars per Round, Bi/R = Birdies per Round, E/R = Eagles per Round, Bo/R = Bogeys per Round. Only provided on last 3, 5 or 10 year reports.