Nicholas heralds from the East Malaysian State, Sabah, inheriting a passion for the game of golf from his father.
Securing wins in the Brunei, Vietnam and Kelaten Amateur at a young age, Nicholas turned professional at just 19 years of age recording his maiden professional victory shortly after at the 2010 Mercedes Benz Vietnam Masters.
Nicholas has enjoyed immense success winning 23 times in the professional ranks, recording victories in Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia, He has won 3 PGM OOM titles along with an ADT OOM in 2013.
A permanent fixture on the Asian Tour since 2013, Nicholas experienced 3 runner-up finishes before winning his maiden Asian Tour title at the 2017 Queens Cup, recording rounds of 66-68-68-67 to defeat Jazz Janewattananond by a stroke,
Nicholas has played in the EurAsia Cup 3 times and represented his native Malaysia at the 2016 World Cup of Golf played at Royal Melbourne.
He holds the record for the most wins on the Professional Golf Tour of Malaysia.