Rahul took to Golf at the age of 14 and graduated in junior golf programs. He played and won several Tournaments on The Indian Amateur Circuit. He turned professional at 21 and had two runners-up positions and four top ten finishes which included being awarded the ‘Rookie of the Year Award’ in his debut season. Rahul won his first professional title at the 2008 Global Green Open at KGA,Bangalore, this year also saw him become India’s No.1 Professional. He also holds the record for the lowest score of 12 under by a professional on the Indian tour.