Phil Mickelson is an American professional golfer who is affectionately known as “Lefty” because of his unusual left arm swing despite being right-handed. He is one of the most highly accomplished golfers with 42 PGA titles which includes three Masters titles.
Mickelson is one of the highest paid athletes and only seven more athletes precede him. He is also one of the few players to earn more from sources other than salaries and prize money.
He has earned $665 million, most of it from sponsorships, since turning professional in 1996. He has made $83 million in prize money which is the second highest ever after rival Tiger Woods.
Phil Mickelson's Salary
Phil Mickelson’s current net worth in 2017 is $365 million.His salary comprising of winnings was totalled at $3.5 million in 2017.
He is paid $43.5 million annually and currently ranks at #50 in the Forbes “The World’s Highest Paid Celebrities” list. He ranks #12 among athletes.
As expected, Mickelson has some of the biggest names for sponsors. His endorsement partners include Callaway, Intrepid Financial Partners, KPMG, Exxon Mobil, Rolex, Grayhawk, Greenbrier, and Amgen.
He recently parted with his sponsor of 9 years, Barclays replacing them with Intrepid Financial Partners.
In 2010, Mickelson was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis and was treated with the psoriatic arthritis drug Enbrel. He then signed a deal with Amgen to promote the drug Enbrel for it to be used in medical treatment and spreading awareness.