Richest Golfers 2015

Golf is widely reckoned as one of the highest paying sports in the intact universe. As a typical myth, golf is also a game for the rich people. But since the last couple of decades, golf has proved itself as one of the most played sports in the planet. Irrespective of its participation from different economic classes, it still maintains its position as the highest earning sports of the modern days.

Famous players like Tiger Woods earn winning money in a million, which is nothing less than any other sports star from other genres. Woods also earned his career income in billions which is a commendable feat for any athlete. Other famous players who are involved in the PGA and European tours are also counted as the highest paid athletes. The golfers earn huge amounts of money from their endorsements and sponsors, besides which, they also get a decent amount as their winning income from various tours. So let us look at the Top 10 Richest Golfers in 2015.

Top 10 Richest Golfers 2015

10. Greg Norman

Richest Golfers 2015
Top 10 Richest Golfers 2015

Australian professional golfer Greg Norman participates in the PGA Tours and European Tours. He achieved a total of 20 PGA Tour titles and 14 European Tour titles in his active golfing career till now. He became the runner-up of the Masters Tournament in 1986, 1987 and 1996. Greg Norman won the T2 position of PGA Championships in 1986 and 1993. He also achieved the title of the Open Championship in 1986 and 1993, and reached the T2 position of the U.S. Open in 1984 and 1995. He achieved the 10th place in this year’s money list with a cumulative total income of $14,000,000 last season. He earned a total of $14,000,000 off-course from his endorsements. Greg Norman earned a total of $17,078,710 in the 2012-13 season with $78,710 as on-course income and $17,000,000 as off-course income.

9. Ernie Els

Richest Golfers 2015
Top 10 Richest Golfers 2015

South African professional golfer Ernie Els participates in the PGA Tours and European Tours. He achieved a total of 19 PGA Tour titles and 28 European Tour titles in his active golfing career till now. He became the runner-up of the Masters Tournament in 2000 and 2004. Ernie Els won the T3 position of PGA Championships in 1995 and 2007. He also achieved the title of the Open Championship in 2002 and 2012, and the title of the U.S. Open in 1994 and 1997. He reached the 9th place in this year’s money list with a cumulative total income of $14,689,536 last season. He earned a total of $2,189,536 on-course from his winnings and $12,500,000 off-course from his endorsements. Ernie Els earned a total of $18,610,625 in the 2012-13 season with $4,610,625 as on-course income and $14,000,000 as off-course income.

8. Adam Scott

Richest Golfers 2015
Top 10 Richest Golfers 2015

Australian professional golfer Adam Scott participates in the PGA Tours and European Tours. He achieved a total of 11 PGA Tour titles and 9 European Tour titles in his active golfing career till now. He won the T3 position in PGA Championships in 2006. Adam Scott achieved the first position in the Masters Tournament in 2013. He became runners up in the Open Championship in 2012, and the U.S. Open T9 position in 2014. He achieved the 8th place in this year’s money list with a cumulative total income of $15,648,068 last season. He made a total of $8,048,068 on-course from his winnings and $7,600,000 off-course with his endorsements. Adam Scott earned a total of $8,800,286 in the 2012-13 season with $3,800,286 as on-course income and $5,000,000 as off-course income.

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