Top 10 richest golfers in the world in 2017, highest paid golfers list.
Sports are one of the biggest parts of entertainment where golf plays a major part. Golf is regarded to be one of the highest paid sports in the world. This sport is one of the most renowned sports. Golf is not only a game but also a religion which has its own pride and honor added to it.
Presenting the list of richest golfers of the world 2017
One of the sophisticated games of the world is golf and the golfers get rewarded highly which helped them to become rich and successful.
This is the list of world’s richest golf players in 2017. The list as follows:
1. Tiger Woods: this guy is an American professional player who is the best known for his best known playing skills. This world-class player basically participates in the European and the PGA tours. He was the winner of the PGA championships in the years 1999, 2000, 2006 and 2007. He is also the winner of the open championships in the year 2000, 2005 and 2006. He has earned the total earning of $86,124,386.
2. Phil Mickelson: he is an American golf player basically participating in the European and the PGA tours. In these respective years $86,124,386 he became the champions of the masters tournament. In 2005 he became the champion of the master’s tournament. He has also earned the open championship in 2013. He has earned the amount of $5,335,267 in the season 2012-13.
3. Arnold Palmer: he is an American golfer with the total, earning of $36,040,000 holding the 3rd position. He became the runners up of the PGA tournament in the year 1964, 1968 and 1970. He has won the open championships for two times and on time US open championship.
4. Jack Nicklaus: this guy also participates in the European and PGA tours. He is the winner of the champions’ tournament in 1963, 1965, 1966, 1972, 1975 and 1986. He has won the open championships for times and became the US open champion for four times. He is holding the 4th position with the accumulative income of $26,009,625 this year.
5. Henrik Stenson: he is a Swedish professional golfer. He generally participates in the European and the PGA tours. 4 PGA tour tiles and 8 European tour tiles are under his pocket. In 2014 he has earned the T14 position in the master tournaments. He became the runners up in PGA for two times in a row. His cumulative income this year is $21,444,670.
6. Rory Mcilroy: he is a northern Irish golf player. He is the winner of 9 PGA tours tiles and 9 European tour tiles. In 2014 he became the T8 position holder in the master’s tournament. He holds the 6th position with the cumulative income of $20,608,789 this year.
7. Gary Player: he is a South African golf player. He basically participates in the PGA and European tours. He is the winner of total 24 PGA tiles and 73 sunshine tour tiles. He earns a total cumulative income of $16,009,625, holding the 7th position.
8. Adam Scott: he is an Australian professional golf player. He basically participates in the European and the PGA tours. He is the winner of 11 PGA tour tiles and 3 European tour tiles. He has won the masters tournament championships in 2013. He holds the 8th position with the cumulative earning of $15,648,068.
9. Ernie Els: he is a South African professional golf player. He generally participates in the PGA and European tours. He has the PGA tour tiles for 19 times and European tour tiles for 28 times. He became two time master tournaments winner. He is the T3 of the PGA championships for two times. He stands in the 9th position with the cumulative earning of $14,689,536.
10. Greg Norman: he is the Australian Professional golf player. He generally participates in the PGA and European tours. He has won the PGA tour tiles for 20 times and won the European Tour tiles for 14 times in a row. He is the runners up for the master’s tournament for 3 times in a row. He is holding the 10th position with the cumulative income of $14,000,000.
The list of the top 10 is made entirely from their cumulative incomes. Previously there was a myth that the golf are played within the high class people and the elites but in the present years this sports is played widely in different corners of the world. The above list supports the argument.