June 19, 2007

The Golf Digest 50

ON-COURSE INCOME

Includes all money earned on the PGA Tour and the five international tours (Japan PGA, PGA European, Australasian, Southern Africa, Asian), as well as the Championship Tour, LPGA Tour, Ladies European Tour and the Japan LPGA. It also includes unofficial money won through Dec. 3 in non-tour events.

OFF-COURSE INCOME

Includes estimates of all money earned from endorsements, bonuses, appearance fees, corporate outings, speaking engagements, licensing fees (video games, trading cards, etc.), course architecture, books, instructional videos and businesses that capitalize on a person's status as a player, such as product lines including clothing, wine and turfgrass. Investment income (stocks or other investments) is not included.

RANK/NAME '05 RANK ON COURSE OFF COURSE TOTAL 1 Tiger Woods 1 $11,941,827 $87,000,000 $98,941,827 2 Phil Mickelson 2 $4,256,505 $40,000,000 $44,256,505 3 Arnold Palmer 4 $42,850 $27,500,000 $27,542,850 4 Vijay Singh 3 $4,811,026 $20,000,000 $24,811,026 5 Greg Norman 5 $127,202 $22,500,000 $22,627,202 6 Michelle Wie 15 $735,224 $19,500,000 $20,235,224 7 Ernie Els 7 $3,866,435 $14,500,000 $18,366,435 8 Jim Furyk 16 $8,886,084 $9,100,000 $17,986,084 9 Jack Nicklaus 8 $180,167 $17,500,000 $17,680,167 10 Retief Goosen 14 $4,024,184 $12,000,000 $16,024,184 11 Sergio Garcia 6 $5,882,744 $13,000,000 $15,882,744 12 Adam Scott 9 $5,641,198 $8,500,000 $14,141,198 13 Annika Sorenstam 13 $2,261,509 $10,750,000 $13,011,509 14 Padraig Harrington 18 $4,567,499 $8,000,000 $12,567,499 15 Colin Montgomerie 12 $1,972,264 $10,000,000 $11,972,264 16 Davie Love III 10 $2,859,206 $8,000,000 $10,859,206 17 John Delay 11 $507,134 $8,000,000 $8,507,134 18 Trevor Immelman NR $4,405,543 $3,500,000 $7,905,543 19 Chad Campbell 40 $2,915,234 $3,750,000 $6,665,000 20 Mike Weir 27 $2,325,742 $4,250,000 $6,575,742 21 David Toms 19 $2,911,197 $3,500,000 $6,411,197 22 Luke Donald 26 $4,252,954 $2,000,000 $6,252,954 23 Fred Couples 20 $1,474,546 $4,500,000 $5,974,546 24 Geoff Ogilvy NR $4,720,301 $1,200,000 $5,920,301 25 K.J. Choi 39 $2,606,367 $3,100,000 $5,706,367 26 Paula Creamer NR $1,306,167 $4,000,000 $5,306,167 27 Stuart Appleby 46 $3,635,755 $1,500,000 $5,135,755 28 Scott Verplank 28 $2,110,986 $3,000,000 $5,110,986 29 Michael Campbell 31 $1,603,186 $3,500,000 $5,103,186 30 Jose Maria Olazabal 30 $2,773,734 $2,250,000 $5,023,734 31 Justin Leonard 17 $996,756 $4,000,000 $4,996,756 32 Peter Jacobsen 29 $783,350 $4,200,000 $4,983,350 33 Camilo Villegas NR $1,839,473 $3,000,000 $4,839,473 34 Charles Howell III 25 $1,653,105 $3,000,000 $4,653,105 35 Zach Johnson 49 $2,618,917 $2,000,000 $4,618,917 36 Tim Clark 22 $2,379,023 $2,200,000 $4,579,023 37 David Duval 37 $318,276 $4,250,000 $4,568,276 38 Gary Player 35 $35,052 $4,500,000 $4,535,052 39 Thomas Bjorn NR $1,328,373 $3,200,000 $4,528,373 40 Chris DiMarco 21 $2,311,710 $2,000,000 $4,311,710 41 Rory Sabbatini NR $2,965,917 $1,250,000 $4,215,917 42 Jay Haas NR $2,673,626 $1,500,000 $4,173,626 43 Karrie Webb NR $2,135,023 $2,000,000 $4,135,023 44 Stewart Cink NR $2,982,995 $1,125,000 $4,107,995 45 Henrik Stenson NR $3,149,787 $850,000 $3,999,787 46 Darren Clarke 24 $1,205,903 $2,750,000 $3,955,903 47 Craig Stadler 36 $1,194,360 $2,750,000 $3,944,360 48 Stephen Ames NR $3,090,155 $850,000 $3,940,155 49 Lorena Ochoa NR $2,657,992 $1,250,000 $3,907,992 50 David Howell 45 $2,611,140 $1,250,000 $3,861,140 NR: Not ranked among the Gold Digest 50 in February 2006.

SOURCES: Figures for the list were compiled through dozens of Golf Digest interviews, with agents, players, executives of companies involved with endorsements, industry analysts and through the official money list of 10 professional tours.