Pitch Your Salary against the Pro Golfers

How long would it take you to earn a top golfer’s salary?

The global golfing elite earn some of the highest wages in the world. Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Phil Mickelson are just a few big names in the game that earn themselves more off the golf course than they do on the fairways.

So when it comes to your wages, how do you compare with top golfers? Use our app to find out how long it would take Tiger Woods to earn your salary, or how much you’re both earning right now!

How did you compare against the pro golfers?

 

How To Use

To pitch your salary against the pros, simply add your annual income into the Salary box above, select a golfer and hit check! You’ll see a range of statistics and findings from our analysis within seconds. After reading your results, feel free to share the app with your friends or pitch your salary against another pro!

What is it?

The pro salary checker app highlights and compares the salaries of the world’s best and most loved players against those of the general public. Not only can you find out what it would take for your chosen golfer to earn your salary, but also how many pints and bottles of champagne you can buy in comparison to a pro. Also find out how much you and your chosen golfer have earned whilst being on the page.

It might surprise some people to hear that the like of Karrie Webb and Cristie Kerr earned more than Gary Player, Rickie Fowler and Matt Kuchar. Find out who the top 24 male and 10 female earners on tour are below:

Male GolfersEarnings 2014/15 (£)
Tiger Woods£37,475,327.00
Phil Mickelson£34,501,852.92
Rory McIlroy£33,445,103.68
Arnold Palmer£27,200,000.00
Jack Nicklaus£14,992,130.00
Billy Horschel£12,443,789.88
Justin Rose£12,395,594.88
Sergio Garcia£10,776,119.80
Adam Scott£10,374,175.88
Bubba Watson£10,276,145.04
Gary Player£10,200,000.00
Rickie Fowler£9,948,593.12
Jim Furyk£9,569,228.60
Matt Kuchar£9,014,312.56
Ernie Els£8,376,695.60
Jordan Spieth£8,337,754.72
Greg Norman£8,214,400.00
Henrik Stenson£7,708,218.20
Martin Kaymer£7,557,634.92
Bernhard Langer£6,881,813.52
Colin Montgomerie£6,402,947.29
Lee Westwood£6,013,818.98
Ian Poulter£5,011,547.83
Victor Dubuisson£3,891,857.86
Female GolfersEarnings 2014/15 (£)
Karrie Webb£12,580,000.00
Cristie Kerr£10,268,000.00
Se Ri Pak£8,364,000.00
Suzann Pettersen£8,024,000.00
Paula Creamer£7,344,000.00
Yani Tseng£6,392,000.00
Na Yeon Choi£5,916,000.00
Catriona Matthew£5,712,000.00
Angela Stanford£5,576,000.00
Inbee Park£5,372,000.00

Notes*

Within the checker the average price of a pint in the UK is £4.00, a bottle of Bollinger Vieilles Vignes (2004) champagne retails at £749 and to buy Gleneagles it’s estimated to cost £200 million.

*Golfers salary figures used in the widget are reported by or understood to be accurate before 16/04/2015. The figures are pre-tax and include income earned from playing and winning tournaments, as well as sponsorship or other commercial deals.

*Please note any salary details you enter will stay on your own computer and will not be collected, stored or shared by OnlineGolf.co.uk

Sources

http://www.golfdigest.com/magazine/2015-03/gd-50-photos
http://www.therichest.com/sports/golf-sports/top-10-active-female-golfers-with-highest-career-earnings/10/

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