How much money does Phil Mickelson earn?
PGA pro enjoys lucrative endorsement deals on top of prize winnings
Pro golfer Phil Mickelson is a legend on the links, and his career on the course has built a lucrative life for himself through both tournament prize money and endorsement deals.
Mickelson has been a pro since 1992. He’s got 44 PGA Tour victories, including five major championships, according to his official biography.
The hall-of-famer won a total of $91 million in prize money, second only to Tiger Woods among golfers, according to Forbes.
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Mickelson had earned $48.4 million in the year ending July 10, according to Forbes.
Those earnings included about $37 million in endorsement deals, ESPN reported. His sponsors include Callaway, KPMG, Workday, Melin and Mizzen+Main, of which he owns a stake.
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In 2018, Mickelson and business partner Steve Loy signed on as franchisees of 30 Reis & Irvy’s frozen yogurt shops in the San Diego area, the New York Post reported.
Mickelson won $9 million in a one-on-one, pay-per-view match against Tiger Woods in 2018.
In December, Mickelson announced that he had signed on to be the official host of the PGA Tour.
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Mickelson got into trouble with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a 2012 investment he made using an insider tip on Dean Foods. Mickelson was let off without any charges after agreeing to pay nearly $1 million.
The golfer has also shared some of his wealth. The Mickelson Foundation, which he and wife Amy co-founded, supports youth and family initiatives, according to Mickelson’s website.