Can you guess the owner of the top spot (and it ain’t Tiger)?
There is no doubt that if you have the skills and determination to become a pro golfer that the sky really is the limit when it comes to making money. Whether it be from PGA tournaments, appearance money and even more so with golf sponsorship and equipment endorsements just for starters.
These pro golfers certainly have the winning way when it comes to making money from the golf game and for some they are making more money now as golf pundits, golf course designers and expanding their golf businesses in all directions related to golf.
Check out the Top 7 below – you might just be surprised by a few of them . . . .
7. Ernie Els
Ernie Els is a South African professional golf player. He started playing golf when he was 8 years old. Els was a gifted junior golfer who turned pro in 1989. Since then he won 19 PGA Tours and 28 European Tours. He was has held first position in the Official World Golf Ranking list No. 1 until 2013. In 2011 Els was inducted in the World Golf Hall Of Fame. When he’s not playing golf, he’s got a golf course design business and a wine-making company. His estimated wealth is $75 million.
6. Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy is the youngest golfer on our list. McIlroy was born in 1989 and turned professional in 2007. His first coach was his father, a good golfer himself. After that, McIlroy’s career went up and now he’s considered the most exciting young player in the world. Off the cource, McIlroy is a supporter of Manchester United. He was dating Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki until 2014 when the couple split. His estimated net worth is $90 million.
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