Despite participating in only three competitions… ‘Tiger Woods’ tops the highest-grossing golf player

Tiger Woods has been counted as the highest-paid golf player this year.

According to Sportico, a media specializing in sports business, on the 20th, Woods earned 73.5 million dollars (approximately 95.4 billion won) this year, ranking first among golf players with the highest income. Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) earned 38.4 million dollars (approximately 49.8 billion won) in second place, and Phil Mickelson (USA), who transferred to LIV Golf, earned 37.1 million dollars (approximately 48.2 billion won) in third. 토토

Woods ranked 10th among all sports players, not just golf. This is a three-place jump from last year’s 13th place. Woods returned to the Masters, the first major tournament of the PGA Tour season, 509 days after the accident in April. After that, he participated in two more major tournaments, but withdrew due to leg pain, etc., and could only play 3 games and 9 rounds. Later, in July, he missed the cut at The Open Championship and recently competed at End the Match and the PNC Championship.

The number one earner among sports players is LeBron James, a member of the Los Angeles Lakers of the NBA, who earned $126.9 million (approximately 164.8 billion won) this year. In second place was Lionel Messi, who led Argentina to victory at the World Cup in Qatar, with an income of 122 million dollars (approximately 158.4 billion won).

The 3rd and 4th places were also soccer players. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) earned 115 million dollars (approximately 149.3 billion won), and Neymar (Brazil) earned 103 million dollars (approximately 133.8 billion won), ranking third and fourth. Mexican boxing hero Canelo Alvarez ranked fifth with $89 million (approximately KRW 115.6 billion), followed by basketball players Stephen Curry ($86.2 million) and Kevin Durant ($85.9 million), respectively.

Meanwhile, Woods, who will turn 47 on the 30th, has earned 2.1 billion dollars (approximately 2.7253 trillion won), ranking first among all golf players. In second place was the late Arnold Palmer, who earned $1.5 billion (about 1.9488 trillion won) in his lifetime, and in third place was Jack Nicklaus, who earned $1.38 billion (1.7931 trillion won).