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MTN share price. (Fin24)
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The 30 highest-paid golfers of all time

Reported by Cork Gaines

Professional golfers can have careers that are highly lucrative.

Their careers can last well into their 40s and 50s and there are events nearly year-round with tours all over the world. That means lots of opportunities to take home a paycheck.

Below, we take a look at the 30 highest-paid golfers of all time. The list is skewed towards recent players, but there is a mix of both current and previous generations, as well as both PGA Tour and European Tour greats.

Both PGA Tour and European Tour earnings include winnings from majors and WGC events. However, those events are only counted once in each golfer's total earnings.


30. K.J. Choi — $34.1 million (R477 million)

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Nationality: South Korea

PGA Tour earnings: $32.4 million

European Tour earnings: €5.6 million

Major championships: 0

Overall wins: 9


29. Brandt Snedeker — $36.8 million (R515 million)

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Nationality: United States

PGA Tour earnings: $36.3 million

European Tour earnings: €5.0 million

Major championships: 0

Overall wins: 10


28. Stewart Cink — $37.7 million (R528 million)

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Nationality: United States

PGA Tour earnings: $37.6 million

European Tour earnings: €9.1 million

Major championships: 1 (2009 Open Championship)

Overall wins: 8


27. Charles Howell III — $38.3 million (R536 million)

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Nationality: United States

PGA Tour earnings: $38.2 million

European Tour earnings: €2.7 million

Major championships: 0

Overall wins: 3


26. Jordan Spieth — $38.7 million (R542 million)

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Nationality: United States

PGA Tour earnings: $38.3 million

European Tour earnings: €11.1 million

Major championships: 3 (2015 Masters, 2015 U.S. Open, 2017 Open Championship)

Overall wins: 14


25. Rickie Fowler — $39.1 million (R547 million)

Nationality: United States

PGA Tour earnings: $36.6 million

European Tour earnings: €10.2 million

Major championships: 0

Overall wins: 7


24. David Toms — $41.9 million (R587 million)

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Nationality: United States

PGA Tour earnings: $41.8 million

European Tour earnings: €8.0 million

Major championships: 1 (2001 PGA Championship)

Overall wins: 15


23. Paul Casey — $42.6 million (R596 million)

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Nationality: England

PGA Tour earnings: $28.8 million

European Tour earnings: €21.0 million

Major championships: 0

Overall wins: 16


22. Padraig Harrington — $43.1 million (R603 million)

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Nationality: Ireland

PGA Tour earnings: $24.8 million

European Tour earnings: €26.1 million

Major championships: 3 (2007 and 2008 Open Championship, 2008 PGA Championship)

Overall wins: 21


21. Ian Poulter — $43.3 million (R606 million)

Nationality: England

PGA Tour earnings: $24.0 million

European Tour earnings: €26.2 million

Major championships: 0

Overall wins: 15


20. Steve Stricker — $44.1 million (R617 million)

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Nationality: United States

PGA Tour earnings: $44.0 million

European Tour earnings: €8.1 million

Major championships: 0

Overall wins: 13


19. Retief Goosen — $44.7 million (R626 million)

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Nationality: South Africa

PGA Tour earnings: $31.3 million

European Tour earnings: €22.1 million

Major championships: 2 (2001 and 2004 U.S. Open)

Overall wins: 21


18. Zach Johnson — $44.9 million (R630 million)

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Nationality: United States

PGA Tour earnings: $44.9 million

European Tour earnings: €9.5 million

Major championships: 2 (2007 Masters, 2015 Open Championship)

Overall wins: 14


17. Davis Love III — $44.9 million (R630 million)

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Nationality: United States

PGA Tour earnings: $44.9 million

European Tour earnings: €6.8 million

Major championships: 1 (1997 PGA Championship)

Overall wins: 22


16. Bubba Watson — $45.2 million (R630 million)

Nationality: United States

PGA Tour earnings: $43.5 million

European Tour earnings: €12.4 million

Major championships: 2 (2012 and 2014 Masters)

Overall wins: 16


15. Jason Day — $45.2 million (R630 million)

Nationality: Australia

PGA Tour earnings: $44.8 million

European Tour earnings: €12.1 million

Major championships: 1 (2015 PGA Championship)

Overall wins: 15


14. Lee Westwood — $48.1 million (R672 million)

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Nationality: England

PGA Tour earnings: $19.2 million

European Tour earnings: €36.6 million

Major championships: 0

Overall wins: 26


13. Luke Donald — $49.2 million (R686 million)

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Nationality: England

PGA Tour earnings: $36.1 million

European Tour earnings: €18.3 million

Major championships: 0

Overall wins: 12


12. Matt Kuchar — $49.3 million (R680 million)

Nationality: United States

PGA Tour earnings: $48.1 million

European Tour earnings: €10.6 million

Major championships: 0

Overall wins: 10


11. Henrik Stenson — $50.1 million (R700 million)

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Nationality: Sweden

PGA Tour earnings: $30.4 million

European Tour earnings: €27.8 million

Major championships: 1 (2016 Open Championship)

Overall wins: 17


10. Adam Scott — $57.8 million (R812 million)

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Nationality: Australia

PGA Tour earnings: $50.7 million

European Tour earnings: €20.3 million

Major championships:

Overall wins: 23


9. Dustin Johnson — $62.8 million (R882 million)

Nationality: United States

PGA Tour earnings: $59.3 million

European Tour earnings: €18.8 million

Major championships: 1 (2016 U.S. Open)

Overall wins: 27


8. Sergio Garcia — $65.3 million (R910 million)

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Nationality: Spain

PGA Tour earnings: $49.0 million

European Tour earnings: €29.4 million

Major championships: 1 (2017 Masters)

Overall wins: 25


7. Rory McIlroy — $66.1 million (R930 million)

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Nationality: Northern Ireland

PGA Tour earnings: $45.7 million

European Tour earnings: €35.7 million

Major championships: 4 (2011 U.S. Open, 2012 and 2014 PGA Championship, 2014 Open Championship)

Overall wins: 28


6. Ernie Els — $66.8 million (R940 million)

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Nationality: South Africa

PGA Tour earnings: $49.3 million

European Tour earnings: €31.2 million

Major championships: 4 (1994 and 1997 U.S. Open, 2002 and 2012 Open Championship)

Overall wins: 47


5. Justin Rose — $68.6 million (R990 million)

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Nationality: England

PGA Tour earnings: $51.6 million

European Tour earnings: €27.1 million

Major championships: 1 (2013 U.S. Open)

Overall wins: 21


4. Jim Furyk — $70.7 million (R994 million)

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Nationality: United States

PGA Tour earnings: $70.6 million

European Tour earnings: €14.1 million

Major championships: 1 (2003 U.S. Open)

Overall wins: 18


3. Vijay Singh — $75.9 million (R1 billion)

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Nationality: Fiji

PGA Tour earnings: $71.2 million

European Tour earnings: €14.4 million

Major championships: 3 (1998 and 2004 PGA Championship, 2000 Masters)

Overall wins: 34


2. Phil Mickelson — $94.6 million (R1.3 billion)

Nationality: United States

PGA Tour earnings: $90.3 million

European Tour earnings: €27.4 million

Major championships: 5 (2004, 2006, and 2010 Masters, 2005 PGA Championship, 2013 Open Championship)

Overall wins: 54


1. Tiger Woods — $122.5 million (R1.7 billion)

Nationality: United States

PGA Tour earnings: $116.2 million

European Tour earnings: €47.5 million

Major championships: 14 (1997, 2001, 2002, and 2005 Masters, 1999, 2000, 2006, and 2007 PGA Championship, 2000, 2002, and 2008 U.S. Open, 2000, 2005, and 2006 Open Championship)

Overall wins: 120

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