Rocky Khara
Year: Sr.
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 administration
Nickname: Rocky
High School Coach: Dave Frantz

Honors and Awards

  • 2013 All-Atlantic 10 Team

Summer 2013

  • Won third consecutive Bill Jarrett Ford Golf Tournament at River Greens (Fla.) Golf Club. Khara carded back-to-back rounds of 65 and 67 for a six-stroke win.
    65-67-132 for a six-shot victory
    Bill Jarrett Ford Golf Tournament on a stormy Sunday at River Greens Golf Club - See more at: http://highlandstoday.com/hi/sports/khara-earns-hat-trick-at-jarrett-20130702/#sthash.CYNALDhI.dpuf
    Bill Jarrett Ford Golf Tournament on a stormy Sunday at River Greens Golf Club - See more at: http://highlandstoday.com/hi/sports/khara-earns-hat-trick-at-jarrett-20130702/#sthash.CYNALDhI.dpuf

2012-13 (Junior)

  • Named All-Atlantic 10 after shooting 69-73-71=213 at the A-10 Championships to place fifth overall and lead the Rams to a second place finish.
  • His 3-under 69 round to open the A-10 Championships was a season-best.
  • Was the Rams' top finisher at UNC Greensboro's Bridgestone Golf Collegiate, shooting 74-73-73=220 to take 15th.

2011-12 (Sophomore)

  • Recorded a pair of top-15 finishes, including a 14th-place showing (68-73-71=212) at the Irish Creek Intercollegiate.
  • Fired a VCU career-best 68 during the first round of the Irish Creek Intercollegiate (March 31).
  • Won all three of his pairings at The Match Play at Reunion Resort in Orlando, Fla. (Feb. 13-14).
2010-11 (Freshman)
  • Saved best performance of the season for the last weekend of the year, placing second (74-71-72=217) at CAA Championships April 22-24 at Pinehurst No. 8.
  • Started 10 of 11 tournaments as a freshman and posted a 75.47 stroke average.
  • Fired a low round of 71 on two occassions.
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.
ROCKY KHARA - CAREER STATISTICS
Year
 Starts
 Rounds
 Strokes
 Average
 Low Rd.
 Wins
 Top 5  
Top 15
2010-11 10
30
2,264
75.47
71
0
1
1
2011-129292,18975.4868002
2012-1311322,40775.2269013
Totals 30
91
 6,860 75.39
68
0
2
6


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