|High School:||Lakewood Ranch|
Just the facts
Full name: Amarpreet Singh Khara
Born: Feb. 20, 1992
Birthplace: Lexington, Ky.
Parents: Jaswinder and Surinder Khara
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.