The average player on the PGA Tour in the 2021 season earned a tidy $1,485,055 for his work, according to PGA Tour stats.
That’s the highest average for a single season since 2018 when the average PGA Tour pro earned $1,329,295.
The PGA Tour money list is no longer officially recognized, per the AP’s Doug Ferguson. The Tour is apparently now more about the FedEx Cup and its $15 million payout. The player that wins that is just about guaranteed to be the leading overall prize-money earner on Tour. For the purposes of this article, we’re looking at only money won in official tournaments, not the FedEx Cup bonuses.
The PGA Tour average money won first reached a million in the 2007 season. The average that year was $1,027,500 and Tiger Woods led everyone in earnings with $10,867,052. Woods, by the way, first led the Tour in earnings in 1997 when he made $2,066,833. The average that year was $223,748.
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