Rocky Khara
Year: Jr.
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

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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
Totals 19
59
 4,453 75.47
71
0
1
1


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