Pro golfer earns $14.35 billion Johnson…McIlroy third, Woods sixth

The power of oil money. LIV Golf players earned significantly more money in the past year than players on the U.S. Professional Golf Association (PGA) Tour, according to a new study.

LIV Golf players dominated the list of professional golfers’ most recent yearly earnings, released today by U.S. business publication Forbes.

Earnings were broken down into “on-course” earnings from playing and “off-course” earnings from other sources such as advertising and sponsorships, with LIV Golf players Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson (USA) ranking first and second.

Johnson topped the list with $111 million ($143.5 billion) in earnings over the past year, while Mickelson came in second with $107 million 메이저놀이터 (about $13.78 billion). In monthly salary terms, that’s an average of more than $11 billion each.

Johnson and Mickelson received huge signing bonuses when they moved to the Saudi Arabian-sponsored LIV Golf in June last year. Johnson made $106 million in on-course earnings and $5 million off-course. Mickelson earned $150 million in on-course earnings and $2 million in off-course earnings.

Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland), who plays on the PGA Tour, rounds out the top five at No. 3, earning $80 million over the past year. He earned $40 million each on and off the course.

Brooks Koepka ($77 million-USA) and Cameron Smith ($76 million-AUS) rounded out the top four.

Tiger Woods (USA), the “Emperor of Golf” who has dominated the annual earnings list, came in at number six, earning $75 million last year.

Most of Woods’ earnings came from off-course sources. While his on-course earnings were only $15 million, he made $60 million off-course.

Bryson DeChambeau ($71 million), Patrick Reed ($53 million), and Jon Rahm ($52 million) rounded out the top 8-10.

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