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Golf's Top Earners of 2011!
« on: January 08, 2012, 12:11:54 AM »
TOP 20 EARNERS IN 2011

NO. 1: Tiger Woods
Earnings drop 50% because of injury and scandal, from the $122 million he earned in 2009 but he still is the leader.

ON COURSE: $2,067,059
OFF COURSE: $62,000,000
TOTAL: $64,067,059

NO. 2: Phil Mickelson
Lefty remains one of the best-liked players among fans, making him an extremely valuable endorsement partner.

ON COURSE: $3,991,564
OFF COURSE: $38,000,000
TOTAL: $41,991,564

NO. 3: Arnold Palmer
The only person on the list to make no money on the course. At the age of 82, he is still The King of Cash.

ON COURSE: $0
OFF COURSE: $36,000,000
TOTAL: $36,000,000

NO. 4: Jack Nicklaus
The design business keeps the Golden Bear among the top five. He is the elder statesman of the game right now and, like Palmer, will always have value.

ON COURSE: $155,000
OFF COURSE: $28,800,000
TOTAL: $28,955,000

NO. 5: Greg Norman
The most successful businessman ever among ex-players: Design, wine, turf grass, clothing -- the Shark logo is everywhere.

ON COURSE: $75,118
OFF COURSE: $22,750,000
TOTAL: $22,825,118

NO. 6: Luke Donald
Won an astonishing $13.2 million on the golf course; Being a global player -- he led both the PGA Tour and European Tour money list -- enhances his marketing value.

ON COURSE: $13,183,497
OFF COURSE: $8,500,000
TOTAL: $21,683,497

NO. 7: Ernie Els
The Big Easy also is a globetrotter with bases in both the U.S. and South Africa, and a wide variety of business interest, including wines.

ON COURSE: $1,409,442
OFF COURSE: $17,000,000
TOTAL: $18,409,442

NO. 8: Gary Player
Course design, event management, speaking engagements and other activities keep the third of The Big Three in the top 10. The first of the globetrotting golfers.

ON COURSE: $14,486
OFF COURSE: $16,000,000
TOTAL: $16,014,486

NO. 9: Sergio Garcia
Another guy who is highly marketable on both sides of the Atlantic. Youthful, rough image sells. Imagine what he will be worth if he ever wins a major.

ON COURSE: $3,601,441
OFF COURSE: $12,250,000
TOTAL: $15,851,441

NO. 10: Bill Haas
That $10 million FedEx Cup bonus made his year. With it he led all players with $14.3 million in on-course money.

ON COURSE: $14,354,785
OFF COURSE: $1,000,000
TOTAL: $15,354,785

NO. 11: Rory McIlroy
There is no ceiling on his value if he follows up on his U.S. Open win with another major this year. Another guy who hits the ATM's worldwide.

ON COURSE: $8,174,832
OFF COURSE: $5,900,000
TOTAL: $14,074,832

NO. 12: Lee Westwood
Has been an endorsement favorite for almost two decades. Always in contention which means his many logos are always on TV.

ON COURSE: $5,062,181
OFF COURSE: $7,100,000
TOTAL: $12,162,181

NO. 13: K.J. Choi
One of a dozen players who earned more than $5 million on the golf course. Also a marketing machine in his homeland of South Korea.

ON COURSE: $5,210,147
OFF COURSE: $6,000,000
TOTAL: $11,210,147

NO. 14: Adam Scott
His good looks sell, and the fact he had a bounce-back year with $4.3 million earned on the course moved him up from No. 20 last year.

ON COURSE: $4,336,919
OFF COURSE: $6,500,000
TOTAL: $10,836,919

NO. 15: Matt Kuchar
This guys cashes a check every time he tees it up, and usually a big one, earning $6.7 million on the course last year.

ON COURSE: $6,724,343
OFF COURSE: $4,000,000
TOTAL: $10,724,343

NO. 16: Webb Simpson
All in, $9.6 million on the golf course. If he backs that up with another great year in 2012, the endorsement figure will grow considerably.

ON COURSE: $9,567,934
OFF COURSE: $650,000
TOTAL: $10,217,934

NO. 17: Dustin Johnson
Another guy with the endorsement world at his feet if he can win a major. Won nearly $6 million last year without one.

ON COURSE: $5,965,559
OFF COURSE: $3,950,000
TOTAL: $9,915,559

NO. 18: Padraig Harrington
Being a really nice guy with three major championships is a lucrative combination. Remains a valuable marketing tool even with an off year in 2011.

ON COURSE: $1,299,425
OFF COURSE: $8,500,000
TOTAL: $9,799,425

NO. 19: Ryo Ishikawa
Ten pro wins at the age of 20 makes him one of the biggest endorsement earners in Japan. If he starts winning on other tours, the sky is the limit.

ON COURSE: $1,598,444
OFF COURSE: $8,000,000
TOTAL: $9,598,444

NO. 20: Darren Clarke
A British Open victory has him back on the list. Extremely charming at corporate functions enhances his value.

ON COURSE: $2,541,194
OFF COURSE: $6,250,000
TOTAL: $8,791,194

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Earnings are in USD.

On-course income includes all money earned on the PGA Tour and the five international tours (Japan PGA, PGA European, Australasian, Southern Africa, Asian) and the Champions Tour, LPGA Tour, Ladies European Tour and the Japan LPGA. It also includes unofficial money won through Dec. 11 in non-tour events.

Off-course income includes estimates of all money earned from endorsements, bonuses, appearance fees, corporate outings, speaking engagements, licensing fees (video games, trading cards, etc.), course architecture, books, instructional videos and businesses that capitalize on a person's status as a player, such as product lines including clothing, wine and turfgrass.

Investment income is not included.

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Re: Golf's Top Earners of 2011!
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2012, 02:08:23 PM »
NO. 1: Tiger Woods
Earnings drop 50% because of injury and scandal, from the $122 million he earned in 2009 but he still is the leader.

ON COURSE: $2,067,059
OFF COURSE: $62,000,000
TOTAL: $64,067,059

"On course" earnings only USD2million, and total earnings dropped 50% ..... But still he's "Numero Uno"! Mungkin sebab ini, ramai yg lain ada skit "sakit hati" dgn Tiger Woods.. Whatever it is, Tiger Woods is still my no. 1 idol in golf.   

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Re: Golf's Top Earners of 2011!
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2012, 07:45:44 PM »
No.1,000,000+++ Rahman Wilson@ Wood/Kayu

ON COURSE: (RM206.75) excluding virtual bets
OFF COURSE: RM62,000,000 (virtual bets)
TOTAL:  (RM206.75)..bayar lah wei!
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Re: Golf's Top Earners of 2011!
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2012, 09:15:09 PM »
No.1,000,000+++ Rahman Wilson@ Wood/Kayu

ON COURSE: (RM206.75) excluding virtual bets
OFF COURSE: RM62,000,000 (virtual bets)
TOTAL:  (RM206.75)..bayar lah wei!

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