2013-2014 Highest-paid Golf players

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The 2014 is barely starting and we already wonder who is going to shine this year. Despite the fact Golf might not be as spectacular as Soccer, Basketball or even Formula 1, it pays quite well. Some of the best players of the PGA Tour are literally multi-millionnaires. And of course we take in consideration only what they earned during championships. If we add the sponsoring contracts and other advertising jobs, the amount could even be higher. Here are some interesting stats in terms of earnings for the best Golf players in the world.

2014 Top 5 most paid Golf players

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#1- Jimmy Walker with 2.4 Million $
#2- Harry English with 1.8 Million $
#3- Chris Kick with 1.7 Million $
#4- Zack Johnson with 1.6 Million $
#5- Webb Simpson with 1.6 Million $

2013 Top 5 most paid Golf Players

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#1- Tiger Woods with 8.5 Million $
#2- Henrik Stenson with 6.4 Million $
#3- Matt Kuchour with 5.6 Million $
#4- Phil Mickelson with 5.4 Million $
#5- Brandt Snedeker with 5.3 Million $

Lifetime Career Top 5 most paid Golf Players

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#1- Tiger Woods with 109.5 Million $
#2- Phil Mickelson with 73.4 Million $
#3- Vijay Singh with 68.1 Million $
#4- Jim Furyk with 55.9 Million $
#5- Ernie Els with 46.1 Million $

Tiger Woods is completely mastering the PGA tour championships. Funny fact, Tiger Woods only earned 10’919 $ this year despite of his 79 victories since 1996. Of course, the big tournaments are still to come. Here is a recap of the main dates:

US MASTERS – 10/13 April 2014
US OPEN – 12/15 June 2014
THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP – 17/20 July 2014
THE PGA CHAMPIONSHIP – 4/8 August 2014.

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The figures are impressive and the pleasure of putting the ball into that tiny hole is tremendous. Check the official PGATour for more information:
www.pgatour.com

LA

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