Top 10 Richest Athlete Around the World
29 Jul 2015
- Phil Mickelson – Golf
Total Earnings – $50.8 million
Nicknamed ‘Lefty’, Phil Mickelson is an American professional golfer who has won 42 events on the PGA Tour, 5 Major Championships, 3 Masters titles, a PGA Championship and an Open Championship. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2012.
Mickelson earns more than $40 million annually from endorsement partners Callaway, Barclays, KPMG, Exxon Mobil, Rolex and Amgen. His partnership with Callaway, which began in 2004, got a shot in the arm last year when Mickelson signed a multi-year deal. His $77 million career prize money ranks him second all time.
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