Top 20 Golfer celebrities in United States

Here is the latest list of United States's top 20 Golfer celebrities [Updated January 18, 2021].

1. Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods net worth 2020
Tiger Woods was born on December 30, 1975 in Cypress, United States.
He was named after Col. Vuong Dang Phong, who was a friend of his father and was also called Tiger.

Net Worth 2020: $800 Million

Tiger Woods Net Worth Milestones:

1995: $10,000 (before turning pro)
1997: $7 million (signs first deals with Nike and Titleist)
1999: $40 million
2001: $50 million
2003: $100 million
2005: $250 million
2009: $500 million (career earnings surpass $1 billion)
2010 $400 million (divorce settlement finalized)
2016: $700 million
2019: $800 million

In 2009 when his net worth was $500 million, Tiger was the second-richest person of color in the United States behind Oprah Winfrey who was worth $2.5 billion at the time.

Salary 2020: $50 Million Per Year

Tiger Woods Career Earnings Year By Year:

2016: $34.61 million total ($35.5 million from endorsements)
2017: $43.3 million total ($42 million from endorsements)
2018: $36.1 million total ($35.5 million from endorsements)
2019: $65 million (so far – includes $2.07 million from 2019 Masters win)

Tiger Woods' total career earnings as of 2019 are $1.6 billion

2. Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer net worth 2020
Arnold Palmer was born on September 10, 1929 in Latrobe, United States.
Arnold Palmer gained a reputation for drinking a mixture of iced tea and lemonade and years later, the combination was turned into a mass-produced beverage sold under his name.

Net Worth 2020: $700 Million

3. Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson net worth 2020
Phil Mickelson was born on June 16, 1970 in San Diego, United States.
As a professional golfer, Phil Mickelson won multiple major championships and over 40 PGA Tour events.

Net Worth 2020: $400 Million

Salary 2020: $50 Million Per Year

Endorsements and Earnings: During his career, Phil Mickelson has earned over $90 million in tournament prizes. As of this writing his total career earnings top $800 million.

In a given year he earns around roughly $40 to $50 million, of which $10 million comes from salary and tournament winnings and an astonishing additional comes from $50 million in endorsements. With $87 million in tournament prizes, Mickelson is the second ranked golfer in all-time career tournament winnings behind Tiger Woods who has earned $110 million. He had been #3 in tournament earnings behind Vijay Singh ($70 million) until 2015.

Mickelson's biggest endorsements are with KPMG, ExxonMobil, Titleist, Ford, Enbrel, Callaway, Amgen, Grayhawk, Rolex and Intrepid Financial Partners. After being treated for psoriatic arthritis with the drug Enbrel in 2010, he began endorsing the drug. He had an endorsement with Barclays that spanned 15 years but ended in 2016. Around the same time, he was named by the SEC as a "relief defendant" in an insider trading case. He was not charged with a crime. Between June 2017 and June 2018, Phil Mickelson earned $40 million from salary and endorsements. He earned approximately $50 million in the period between June 2018 and June 2019. That includes the $9 million that he won by defeating Tiger Woods in a head to head matchup.

4. Jack Nicklaus

Jack Nicklaus net worth 2020
Jack Nicklaus was born on January 21, 1940 in Upper Arlington, United States.
Jack Nicklaus was voted the 20th century's best individual male athlete by CNN and Sports Illustrated in 1999.

Net Worth 2020: $320 Million

5. Fred Couples

Fred Couples net worth 2020
Fred Couples was born on October 3, 1959 in Seattle, United States.
As good as he was on the PGA Tour, Fred Couples was an absolute master in the Skins Game, winning five out of 11 appearances.

Net Worth 2020: $120 Million

6. Jordan Spieth

Jordan Spieth net worth 2020
Jordan Spieth was born on July 27, 1993 in Dallas, United States.
Jordan Spieth placed second behind Bubba Watson at the 2014 Masters.

Net Worth 2020: $110 Million

7. Jim Furyk

Jim Furyk net worth 2020
Jim Furyk was born on May 12, 1970 in West Chester, United States.
Jim Furyk achieved great success despite a rather strange golf swing.

Net Worth 2020: $60 Million

8. Dustin Johnson

Dustin Johnson net worth 2020
Dustin Johnson was born on June 22, 1984 in Columbia, United States.
Dustin Johnson missed two months of competition, including the 2012 Masters, after suffering a back injury at his home.

Net Worth 2020: $50 Million

9. Lee Trevino

Lee Trevino net worth 2020
Lee Trevino was born on December 1, 1939 in Dallas, United States.
Lee Trevino had one of his best years in 1971, winning both the U.S. Open and the Open Championship.

Net Worth 2020: $40 Million

10. Zach Johnson

Zach Johnson net worth 2020
Zach Johnson was born on February 24, 1976 in Iowa City, United States.
Zach Johnson turned professional in 1998 and came in third at the 2000 PGA Championship.

Net Worth 2020: $35 Million

11. David Toms

David Toms net worth 2020
David Toms was born on January 4, 1967 in Monroe, United States.
David Toms started his own golf-design business, with a commission to design the Carter Plantation in Springfield, Louisiana.

Net Worth 2020: $35 Million

12. Justin Thomas

Justin Thomas net worth 2020
Justin Thomas was born on April 29, 1993 in Louisville, United States.
Justin Thomas is known for winning the 2017 PGA Championship by a margin of 2 strokes. 

Net Worth 2020: $30 Million

13. Bubba Watson

Bubba Watson net worth 2020
Bubba Watson was born on November 5, 1978 in Bagdad, United States.
Bubba Watson became one of the very few left-handed golfers on the PGA tour.

Net Worth 2020: $30 Million

14. Hunter Mahan

Hunter Mahan net worth 2020
Hunter Mahan was born on May 17, 1982 in Orange, United States.
Hunter Mahan played college golf at Oklahoma State.

Net Worth 2020: $30 Million

15. Kenny Perry

Kenny Perry net worth 2020
Kenny Perry was born on August 10, 1960 in Elizabethtown, United States.
In addition to playing golf, Kenny Perry started designing golf courses, as well as building and racing sports cars.

Net Worth 2020: $30 Million

16. Tom Watson

Tom Watson net worth 2020
Tom Watson was born on September 4, 1949 in United States.
At sixty years old and after golfing professionally for twenty-six years, Tom Watson led much of the 2009 Open Championship, although he eventually lost.

Net Worth 2020: $25 Million

17. Matt Kuchar

Matt Kuchar net worth 2020
Matt Kuchar was born on June 21, 1978 in Winter Park, United States.
Matt Kuchar won the 2012 Players Championship.

Net Worth 2020: $25 Million

18. Justin Leonard

Justin Leonard net worth 2020
Justin Leonard was born on June 15, 1972 in Dallas, United States.
Justin Leonard was just the fourth player to go to the PGA from college without Qualifying School.

Net Worth 2020: $25 Million

19. Brandt Snedeker

Brandt Snedeker net worth 2020
Brandt Snedeker was born on December 8, 1980 in United States.

Net Worth 2020: $20 Million

20. Raymond Floyd

Raymond Floyd net worth 2020
Raymond Floyd was born on September 4, 1942 in United States.
Raymond Floyd caused controversy by stating in an interview that several Golf Hall of Fame members were not worthy of the honor.

Net Worth 2020: $20 Million