Essential Golf: A passion for the Game
Search
Close this search box.
.

The Highest Paid Golfers in 2023 REVEALED

The Highest Paid Golfers in 2023 REVEALED

Tiger Woods – $75 Million

Tiger Woods doesn’t need to swing a club to make his millions. Although he has been battling injuries recently, he managed $15m in on-course and $60m in off-course earnings in the last years to accrue $75m. Woods has lucrative business interests, such as his TGR Design course design firm and TMRW Sports, a partnership with Rory McIlroy.

Bryson DeChambeau – $71 million

Bryson DeChambeau is another happy and wealthy golfer in LIV Golf’s stable. The captain of LIV’s Crushers GC earned $70m in on-course and $1m in off-course earnings in the last dozen months, totaling $71m. DeChambeau reportedly received a $125m guarantee to join the tour, with half paid upfront.

Patrick Reed – $53 million

Although 32-year-old star Patrick Reed might fool you with his calm demeanor, you best believe the man is getting paid. Reed raked in $53m in the last year, with $50m in on-course and $3m in off-course earnings. The LIV Golfer makes substantial income from the Saudi-backed tour and also has lucrative sponsorships with EasyPost, Grindworks, and Titlelist.

Jon Rahm – $52 million

2023 Masters winner Jon Rahm has the bank account to show for it, having accrued $52m in the last twelve months. From this figure, $27m came from on-course and $25m in off-course earnings. In addition to his winning ways on the course, the 28-year-old star boasts lucrative sponsorship deals with Maestro Dobel Tequila, Callaway, and Mercedes.

Scottie Scheffler – $50 million

At 26 years, Scottie Scheffler is already ranking with the big guns. He earned $35m in on-course and $15m in off-course earnings in the last year to net $50m. Scheffler is a man on a mission and has recorded notable wins in 2023, such as The Players Championship and the Phoenix Open.

Final Thoughts

Golf is fast becoming one of the most lucrative sports on the planet, with a number of golfers being handsomely paid. Monied investors like the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia (PIF) seem determined to change the fortunes of pro golfers, and it’s working, judging by the hefty earnings listed above.

.