B.K. Sobhani

Kobe, Japan

High School:
Canadian Academy '08



THE CANADIAN ACADEMY '08: Earned varsity letters in soccer, basketball and baseball while playing golf as an individual for his entire career as The Canadian Academy did not sponsor a boys golf team... Excelled as a golfer from a young age, winning the Captain's Cup in his hometown of Takamatsu... Finished as runner-up at both the Winter Golf Junior Cup and the Kochi Kuroshio Cup... Earned individual medalist honors at the Spring Golf Junior Championship and Nike Golf Junior Championship in 2005 in Kyoto, Japan... One of just five amateur golfers to qualify for the Kansai Open Golf Championship, which stands as the most prestigious and oldest open in the Japan Golf Tour... Ranked fifth by the Japan Junior Golf Association in 2005, then earned a No. 6 ranking in 2006.

PERSONAL: Born in Takamatsu, Japan... Parents are Masoud and Nahid Sobhani... Older sister Mona is a research technologist at Johns Hopkins Hospital... If not for golf, he would play soccer and would go back in time to see Brazil win the 1970 World Cup... Majoring in economics.