Last year’s golf player’s income was 133.9 billion won, Mickelson… Lim Seong-jae · Kim Joo-hyung Top 50
It was revealed that Phil Mickelson (53, USA) earned the most among active golf players last year. ‘Golf Emperor’ Tiger Woods (48, USA) finished third.
On the 29th, Golf Digest in the US announced the top 50 players with the highest earnings in 2022. Income from the course included prizes earned on tours such as the Professional Golf Association of America (PGA) Tour, DP World Tour, LIV Golf League, LPGA Tour, and PGA Champions Tour. Income outside of the course is an estimate of sponsor contract payments, event and licensing fees, appearance fees and business venture income. Bonus prizes include one-season bonuses such as the FedEx Cup, player impact program (PIP) prizes, and LIV golf contracts.
The player with the most revenue is Mickelson, who earned $102.94 million (approximately 133.9 billion won). Mickelson, who moved to LIV Golf last year, only earned 1.94 million dollars (approximately 2.51 billion won) in tournament prize money, but earned 101 million dollars (approximately 131 billion won) outside of the game, including contract money for LIV golf. The second place is Dustin Johnson (USA) who won 99.2 million dollars (approximately 128.7 billion won).
Woods, the king of golf, rarely participated in the tournament, so he only earned 43,500 dollars (approximately 56.43 million won) in prize money. However, he earned a total of $97,043,500 (about 125.9 billion won) in non-game income, ranking third in this category. In fourth place is Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland), the ‘next emperor’. McIlroy recorded a total of $88.3 million (approximately 114.6 billion won).
Cameron Smith (Australia, $78.54 million) ranked 5th, Brooks Koepka (US$74.6 million) ranked 6th, Bryson DeChambo (US$68.02 million) ranked 7th, and Sergio Garcia (Spain, 57.13 million USD) ranked 7th. $ 7,000), Jordan Spieth (US $ 44.325 million), ninth place, and Scotty Scheffler (US $ 41.25 million) in 10th. Of the players in the top 10, there were six LIV golf players, more than four on the PGA Tour.
It is also noteworthy that Lim Seong-jae (25) and Kim Joo-hyung (21) ranked in the top 50. Lim Seong-jae won 5.6 million dollars in prize money, 6.75 million dollars in bonus prize money, and 5 million dollars in out-of-game income, totaling 17.35 million dollars (approximately 22.5 billion won), and ranked 40th. Kim Joo-hyung collected a total of 10.1 million dollars (about 13.1 billion won), including prize money, and ranked 49th. 메이저사이트
Among female golfers, Lee Min-ji (Australia), who won the US Women’s Open last year, earned a total of 10.4 million dollars (approximately 13.5 billion won) and was ranked 48th. World No. 1 Lydia Ko (New Zealand) ranked 50th with $8.86 million (approximately 11.5 billion won).
However, Golf Digest said, “Jack Nicklaus earned 35 million dollars (about 45.4 billion won) from licenses and construction, and Greg Norman’s LIV golf salary is known to be 50 million dollars (about 64.9 billion won). Arnold Palmer died in 2016, but he earns more than 20 million dollars (about 26 billion won) a year from licensing and real estate business. However, it does not include the income of retired players.” Woods and McIlroy’s TMRW Sports were not counted as they were not yet profitable.