Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth and 19 More of the Richest Golfers
You may have already known that Tiger Woods is one of the highest-paid athletes of all time — but did you probably didn’t know just how much the golf greats make.
Click through to read about athletes with the most lucrative endorsement deals, and read on to see the net worths of some of the world’s most prominent — and richest — golfers.
Rickie Fowler Net Worth: $18 Million
Fowler is worth over $18 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. He was a dirt-bike rider before he was a golfer, but an accident redirected him to the greens. His most recent PGA victory is The Waste Management Phoenix Open in 2019.
Francesco Molinari Net Worth: $20 Million
The then, 35-year-old Francesco Molinari became the first Italian to win the 2018 British Open, beating out defending champion Jordan Spieth as well as Tiger Woods. Molinari is worth $20 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Justin Thomas Net Worth: $30 Million
Thomas turned pro in 2014 and has since impressed sports fans with seven PGA Tour wins. His 2017 season was especially successful: He was named the 2017 PGA TOUR Player of the Year, PGA of America Player of the Year and Golf Magazine’s Player of the Year, and he won the 2017 FedExCup. He’s worth over $25 million, according to Forbes.
David Toms Net Worth: $35 Million
Toms won his first PGA victory in 1997 at the Quad City Classic. He’s worth $35 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth, and when he’s not teeing off, he’s either fishing, snow skiing, water skiing or duck hunting.
Sergio Garcia Net Worth: $70 Million
Hailing from Castellon, Spain, Garcia — who is worth $70 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth — started playing golf at age 3 and became a club champion at age 12. His Sergio Garcia Foundation provides grants that benefit children with illnesses such as cerebral palsy and multiple sclerosis.
Bubba Watson Net Worth: $30 Million
Watson claims he had one golf lesson: from his father at age 6. The self-taught golfer has 12 PGA Tour victories under his belt, so who’s arguing? Watson is worth $30 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Jordan Spieth Net Worth: $100 Million
Jordan Spieth has 11 career PGA wins under his belt, two international victories. During the Masters in 2019, he was 8 strokes behind Tiger Woods — but that didn’t stop his earnings. Spieth has earned a total of $39,790,811 in prize money during his PGA career, and has accumulated $29 million in endorsements.
Matt Kuchar Net Worth: $42.8 Million
Sports excellence seems to be genetic in the Kuchar family. His father Peter was at one point ranked No. 1 in tennis doubles in the state of Florida. Kuchar is worth $25 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Zach Johnson Net Worth: $43.3 Million
Johnson turned pro in 1998. Almost 10 years later, he became the 2007 Masters champion. Not bad for a guy who wasn’t the best player in high school — Johnson is now worth $25 million.
Steve Stricker Net Worth: $20 Million
Stricker has a total of 12 PGA Tour wins. With three wins, 2009 was his best year. Stricker is worth $420 million, Celebrity Net Worth.
Justin Rose Net Worth: $40 Million
Rose first swung a club at age 11. That same year, he broke 70 for the first time. He won the gold medal for golf at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, becoming golf’s first Olympic champion since 1904. Rose is worth $40 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Davis Love III Net Worth: $43 Million
Love has been swinging clubs for more than 30 years. His first PGA victory was the 1987 MCI Heritage Golf Classic and was recently inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2017. Love is worth $43 million, according to CNW.
Adam Scott Net Worth: $40 Million
The Australian golfer won the PGA’s 2013 Master Tournament at The Barclays. His first coach was his father Phil, a former club pro. Scott is worth $40 million, according to CNW.
Jim Furyk Net Worth: $60 Million
Furyk’s father was an assistant pro at Edgmont Country Club in Newtown Square, Pa., so golfing was already in his blood. He is a 17-time PGA Tour champion. His most recent accolades include the 2010 PGA Tour Player of the Year and 2010 PGA of America Player of the Year. Furyk is worth $60 million, according to CNW.
Dustin Johnson Net Worth: $20 Million
The 2016 U.S. Open Champion heads the Dustin Johnson Foundation, which affords kids in Myrtle Beach, S.C., the opportunity to learn and play golf. He currently holds 20 PGA wins. Johnson is worth $20 million, according to CNW.
Rory McIlroy Net Worth: $150 Million
McIlroy was swinging clubs in elementary school. He won the under-10 World Champion in Doral, Fla., at age 9. Now he’s worth $150 million, according to CNW, and he currently holds 16 PGA Tour wins and 79 top 10 PGA Tour finishes.
Vijay Singh Net Worth: $75 Million
Vijay was born in Lautoka, Fiji, on Feb. 22, 1963. His father, an avid golfer, taught him the game and paved the way for Singh to become the No. 1 golfer in the world for a period of 32 weeks. He is now worth $75 million, according to CNW.
Ernie Els Net Worth: $85 Million
Els is worth $85 million, according to Slice. He has 19 PGA Tour wins to his name. He won the World Junior Golf Championship at the age of 14. Phil Mickelson came in second place.
Jack Nicklaus Net Worth: $320 Million
Nicklaus was voted most powerful person in golf by Golf Inc. Magazine four years running beginning in 2004. He is worth nearly $320 million, according to CNW. He has a total of 73 career PGA wins and 286 Top 10 finishes.
Phil Mickelson Net Worth: $400 Million
Mickelson has won 44 PGA Tour victories, including five major championships. In 1991, he won the Northern Telecom Open in Tucson, and no amateur has won a tour since then. He has amassed a fortune of $400 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Tiger Woods Net Worth: $800 Million
Woods’ career, though full of victories, has seen personal and legal problems, as well as back injuries in recent years. The golfer seemed poised to make a strong return at the 2018 PGA Championship where he finished in second place. Tiger then came back in 2019 and won his 81st PGA Tour victory.
Since 2016, Woods has positioned himself in 11 top-ten finishes and 19 top-25 finishes. Over the course of his career — through winnings, endorsements, product lines and other sources of income — he has accumulated a fortune of approximately four-fifths of a billion dollars, according to Celebrity Net Worth.
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Steffi Cao, Lorina Morton and Molly Sullivan contributed to the reporting for this article.
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