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.