Tiger Woods is among the most successful golfers of all time. He has been one of thehighest paid athletes in the world for several years. It doesn’t come as a surprise that Tiger Woods net worth in 2017 is $740 million.
Tiger Woods Salary
During the first decade of his professional career,Woods was the world's most marketable athlete. Forbes has calculated that Woods has earned a remarkable $1.4 billion over his career, only 10 percent of which came from the prize money.
According to Golf Digest, Woods made $769,440,709 from 1996 to 2007. In 2009, Forbes confirmed that Woods was indeed the world's first athlete to earn over a billion dollars in his career making him the second richestperson in the United States.
The 41-year-old golfer was ranked world No.1 for a record-breaking 683 weeks and has been awarded the PGA Player of the Year 11 times which is more than any other player.
Tiger Woods Endorsements and Investments
In addition to his golf winnings, he has landed severalhigh-paying endorsement deals. Forbes reports that sponsorships are responsible for the vast majority of Woods’ annual income.
He has recently secured deals with TaylorMade, Bridgestone and Monster Energy over the past 12 months, and already has endorsements from Hero MotoCorp, Kowa, Full Swing and Upper Deck.
In 2001,he wrote a best-selling golf instruction book: “How I Play Golf”,which had the largest print run of any golf book for its first edition.Around 1.5 million copies were printed.
TheTiger Woods Foundation was established in 1996 by Woods and his father with the primary goal of promoting golf among inner-city children.
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The Tiger Woods Foundation
General Motors, Titleist, General Mills, American Express, Accenture & Nike