#8 Phil Mickelson -$50.8 Million
Another famous golfer takes the 8th place on our list, because of his $2.8 million salary, and $48 million from endorsements, his pay is estimated at $50.8 million.
Phil Mickelson is the richest golfer in the world, according to Forbes’ new list. The player has won 42 events on the PGA Tour, including five major championships.
He is also one of the 16 golfers in the history of the sport to win at least three of the four professional majors.
Did you know that he has spent over 700 weeks in the top ten of the Official World Golf Ranking, and reached a career-high world ranking of the 2nd several times and has a lifetime exemption on the PGA Tour.
He earns more than $40 million annually from appearances and endorsements partners.