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Golf is one of the most exciting and beloved games all over the world, and the players of Golf earn a large amount of money from this sport. Today, we will know about the top 5 highest-paid golfers in the world.

Golfers earn a huge amount of money from different sponsors and prize money from the tournaments. Tiger Woods, the crown prince of golf. He has huge fans and followers around the world. He is the highest-paid golfer in the world. Phil Mickelson is in the second position, followed by Dustin Johnson. Here, we will know everything about their earnings and net worth.

1. Tiger Woods:

  • Total earnings in 2021: $62.2 million
  • Net Worth: $800 million

Tiger Woods is the highest-paid player of golf right now in the world. Currently, he is not participating in golf tournaments due to his injury from a car accident last year. But, he is still in the leading position due to his popularity among his fans and sponsors. He received $191,000 from playing tournaments last year. Off the ground, he earned $62 million from endorsements. He has endorsements with Bridgestone, Discovery Communications, Inc., Hero Motocorp, Monster Energy, Nike, Rolex, TaylorMade, Upper Deck. The player has a net worth of $800 million.

2. Phil Mickelson

  • Total earnings in 2021: $46.1 million
  • Net Worth: $400 million

Phil Mickelson is the second-highest-paid golfer on our list. He received $4.1 million in prize money from tournaments. He is the oldest golf player to win a major golf trophy. Phil has a net worth of $400 million. He has endorsements with many national and international brands like Amgen, Callaway Golf, Heineken N.V., and Rolex. He has earned almost $700  million from endorsements. In 2021, the player earned $42 million from his sponsors.

3. Dustin Johnson

  • Total earnings in 2021: $40.8 million
  • Net Worth: $50 million

Dustin Johnson is the third highest-paid player on the list and the player who earned the highest amount of prize money last year. His major source of income is professional golf playing. He has won $24.8 million from different tournaments last year. He also gets a handsome endorsement from different sponsors. His major sponsors are TaylorMade, Adidas, RBC, BodyArmor, Hublot, NetJets, and Perfect Practice. Jhonson received $16 million from his sponsors last year. The player has a net worth of $50 million.

4. Rory McIlroy:

  • Total earnings in 2021: $32.8 million
  • Net Worth: $150 million

Rory McIlroy is the fourth highest-paid golfer on our list. He received  $4.8 million prize money by playing golf at different events. He has endorsements with different brands. Currently, he has sponsorship with TaylorMade, Nike, NBC Sports/Golf Pass, Omega, and Optum. He also earns a capital firm, named Symphony Ventures. He has earned a total of $56.5 million in prize money. Rory has earned $28 million in endorsements last year. The player has a net worth of $150 million

5. Jordan Spieth

  • Total earnings in 2021: $29.6 million
  • Net Worth: $110 million

Jordan Spieth is the fifth highest-paid golfer on our list. He earns a lot of money from prize money and endorsement. The player earned prize money of $4.6 million from different tournaments last year. He was ranked 52nd of the world’s highest-paid athletes by Forbes. The player has a net worth of $110 million. Jordan is sponsored by many brands. Currently, he has an endorsement with Under Armour, AT&T, Titleist, Brightspot, NetJets, Rolex, Club Champion, and Full Swing.

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