Being a professional golfer is a pretty sweet deal, especially when you are playing for millions of dollars week in and week out. Of course, prize money has grown exponentially over time thanks to inflation, and a guy named Tiger Woods, who transformed the game into what we know today.
Here are the top 10 all-time career money earners on the PGA Tour.
Career Earnings: $44,147,759
Justin Rose has virtually been near the forefront of the world golf rankings since bursting onto the scene at the 1998 Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. The then-17-year-old amateur chipped in on the last hole and finished fourth in the event. Since then all Rose has done is win 21 times around the world including eight times on the PGA Tour and 11 times on the European Tour.
The feather in his cap, however, is the 2013 U.S. Open, in which he outdueled Phil Mickleson and Jason Day.