See larger Bobby Nichols fired a 6-under-par 66 at the Marco Island Country Club to win the 1971 Tony Lema Memorial Pro-Am golf tournament. Nichols’ 66 tied the course record established by Randy Glover in 1968.  Nichols, who for a time owned a home in Lely with his wife, Nancy, and sons, was the pro at the storied Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio.  Nichols won the PGA Championship title in 1964.

Courtesy of the Marco Island Historial Society

Bobby Nichols fired a 6-under-par 66 at the Marco Island Country Club to win the 1971 Tony Lema Memorial Pro-Am golf tournament. Nichols’ 66 tied the course record established by Randy Glover in 1968. Nichols, who for a time owned a home in Lely with his wife, Nancy, and sons, was the pro at the storied Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. Nichols won the PGA Championship title in 1964.

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