Rocky Khara
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Sebring, Fla.
Previous School: Lakewood Ranch


Just the facts

Full name: Amarpreet Singh Khara
Born: Feb. 20, 1992
Birthplace: Lexington, Ky.
Parents: Jaswinder and Surinder Khara
Major: Business
Nickname: Rocky
High School Coach: Dave Frantz

Prior to VCU
  • Won Florida State team championship as a freshman at Bradenton Prep in 2007.
  • Was also state runner-up as a sophomore.
  • Captured district and regional championships during his junior season.
  • Recorded lowest nine-hole score (31) in Lakewood Ranch High School history during junior year.
  • Won AJGA Myokoba Classic in Cancun, Mexico in 2009.
  • Collected back-to-back titles at Bagwell Junior Invitational in 2008 and 2009.
  • 2010 Manatee County Player of the Year and Sarasota Golfer of the Year.
  • Won the Future Collegians World Tour, Eastern Division, overall title and placed in the top 10 in all eight of the tour’s stops.
  • Qualified for the Florida State Amateur and made the cut in both 2008 and 2010.
Getting to know Rocky Khara
  • Began playing golf when he was five years old.
  • Sank a hole-in-one on April 7, 2007 at Shingle Creek in Orlando, Fla. during a Florida Junior Tournament.
  • Also considered the University of Michigan.


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