Monday, November 27, 2017

How Many Golfers Made Over $1 Million Playing On the PGA Tour in 2017?

Do you know how many golfers made over $1 million playing on the PGA Tour in 2017? The answer is below along with other stats involving golfers making over $1 million a year on the PGA Tour which you might find interesting.



Justin Thomas made the most money on the PGA Tour in 2017 and the 4th most money ever by one golfer in one season. You can see how much Justin Thomas made in 2017 here and you can see the most money ever made by one golfer in one year here.

Every tournament on the PGA Tour except for alternate events now carries a 1st place prize of at least $1 million so every winner is guaranteed to earn over $1 million for the season

Including Justin Thomas, a total of 8 golfers made over $5 million playing on the PGA Tour in 2017. That includes Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson, Hideki Matsuyama, Jon Rahm, Rickie Fowler, Marc Leishman and Brooks Keopka.

  • A total of 16 golfers made over $4 million this season on the PGA Tour

  • A total of 26 golfers made over $3 million this season on the PGA Tour

  • A total of 47 golfers made over $2 million this season on the PGA Tour


How Many Golfers Made Over $1 Million Playing On the PGA Tour in 2017?

  • 102


A total of 102 golfers made over $1 million playing on the PGA Tour in 2017. Here a list of how many golfers made over $1 million playing on the PGA Tour dating back to 1999. As you can see below including 2017, only four times have over 100 golfers made over $1 million in a season.

The top 125 golfers on the money list keep their PGA Tour cards for the next season. The 125th player in 2017 is Morgan Hoffman who made $717,890. So for top players it's not really that hard to keep their tour cards each year even if they don't win. Just coming in 2nd place once a year is worth about $700,000 on average which will keep you tour card for the next season.


1999 - 36

2000 - 45

2001 - 55

2002 - 61

2003 - 72

2004 - 77

2005 - 78

2006 - 93

2007 - 99

2008 - 104

2009 - 91

2010 - 90

2011 - 89

2012 - 99

2013 - 82

2014 - 96

2015 - 102

2016 - 106


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