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Robert "Bobby" Nichols (born April 14, 1936) is an American professional golfer, best known for winning the 1964 PGA Championship. April 14 is the 104th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (105th in leap years). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... In golf the distinction between amateurs and professionals in rigorously maintained. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... // The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major, being played in August. ...


Nichols was born in Louisville, Kentucky. He attended St. Xavier High School in Louisville. While in high school, Nichols and several other youths were involved in an automobile accident resulting from a 100 mile-per-hour joy ride. He suffered serious injuries including a broken pelvis, concussion, back and internal injuries, and was hospitalized 96 days. His legs were also paralyzed for about two weeks, but he was able to regain full use of his legs after intensive physical therapy. Louisville redirects here; for other uses, see Louisville (disambiguation). ... Several schools named St. ...


Nichols began playing on the PGA Tour in 1960 and has recorded 11 PGA Tour victories. He was a member of the 1967 Ryder Cup team. His best year on the Tour was 1974 when he won twice, earned $124,747 and finished 14th on the money list. Nichols has had 12 holes-in-one in his professional career.[1] The PGA Tour is an organization headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, USA that operates the USAs main professional golf tours for men. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... The Ryder Cup is a golf trophy contested biennially in an event officially called the Ryder Cup Matches by teams from Europe and the United States. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ...


The 1964 PGA Championship was played at the Columbus Country Club in Columbus, Ohio. Nichols defeated Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus by 3 shots for a four-day total of 271. This was a record low score for the PGA Championship which stood for 30 years until it was broken by Nick Price in 1994. Nichols was the first wire-to-wire winner since the PGA Championship switched format from matchplay to strokeplay. [2] He came close to winning a second major in 1967 at The Masters finishing second to his life-long friend, Gay Brewer. Flag Seal Nickname: The Arch City The Discovery City Location Location in the state of Ohio Government Country State Counties United States Ohio Franklin, Delaware, and Fairfield Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Geographical characteristics Area    - City 550. ... (This article is about the golfer. ... Nicklaus celebrates his victory in the 1980 U.S. Open Jack William Nicklaus (born January 21, 1940 in Columbus, Ohio), also known as The Golden Bear, was a major force in professional golf, first on the PGA Tour from the 1960s to the mid to late 1980s, and then on... Nick Price (born January 28, 1957 in Durban, South Africa), is a professional golfer. ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal. // Events January Bill Clinton January 1 : North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) goes into effect. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... The Masters is one of four Grand Slam golf tournaments. ... Gay Brewer, Jr. ...


After turning 50, he began playing on the Senior Tour (now known as the Champions Tour). He has enjoyed many top 10 finishes but only one victory – the 1989 Southwestern Bell Classic, when he defeated Orville Moody on the third hole of a playoff. The Champions Tour, a golf tour run by the PGA TOUR, hosts 30 events annually in the United States and Canada for golfers 50 and older. ... // Orville Moody (born December 9, 1933 in Chickasha, Oklahoma) is an American professional golfer who has won numerous tournaments in his career. ...


PGA Tour wins

  • 1962 (2) St. Petersburg Open Invitational, Houston Classic
  • 1963 (1) Seattle Open Invitational
  • 1964 (2) PGA Championship, Carling World Open
  • 1965 (1) Houston Classic
  • 1966 (1) Minnesota Golf Classic
  • 1970 (1) Dow Jones Open Invitational
  • 1973 (1) Westchester Classic
  • 1974 (2) Andy Williams-San Diego Open Invitational, Canadian Open

Major championship is shown in bold. // The PGA Championship is an annual golf tournament, conducted by the Professional Golfers Association of America as part of the PGA TOUR. The PGA Championship is one of the four Major Championships in mens golf, and it is the golf seasons final major, being played in August. ... The Westchester Classic has been a golf tournament on the PGA Tour, located at the Westchester Country Club in Rye, New York. ... The Buick Invitational is a PGA TOUR golf tournament played at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, California each February. ... The Canadian Open is a golf tournament which was founded in 1904. ... The Major Championships, often referred to simply as the Majors are the four most prestigious annual tournaments in mens professional golf. ...


Champions Tour wins

  • 1989 Southwestern Bell Classic

Other Professional wins

  • 1968 PGA Team Championship (with George Archer)
  • 1986 Showdown Classic (with Curt Byrum)

George Archer (born October 1, 1939 in San Francisco, California, died September 25, 2005 in Incline Village, Nevada) was an American golfer who won twelve events on the PGA Tour, including one major championship. ...

References

  1. ^ Bio from pgatour.com
  2. ^ Year by Year History of the PGA Championship

External links

  • Profile on PGA Tour's official site

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