The 79th Masters begins Monday, April 6. One of the most prestigious sporting events in the world, this invitation-only tournament features the best golfers from around the world who compete for a coveted green jacket and the title as a top golfer.
The Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia is expecting 90 to 100 players to compete this year, including several amateurs. Some of the biggest and richest names in golf will also play.
Here are the net worths of some of the 2015 Masters players, including Bubba Watson, Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and more.
Bubba Watson Net Worth: $20 Million
Bubba Watson won the 2014 Masters and will return this year to defend his green jacket. In addition to last year’s tournament, Watson also won the 2012 Masters, which made him a household name. During his career, CelebrityNetWorth estimates he has earned roughly $24 million in total tournament winnings and $3 to $5 million per year in endorsements, bringing his total net worth to $20 million.
Tiger Woods Net Worth: $580 Million
On Friday morning, Golf Channel reported Tiger Woods was practicing in Georgia at the golf club. Before then, it was unclear whether he would be playing in this year’s Masters. CelebrityNetWorth reports Woods has an estimated net worth of a whopping $580 million, which comprises of prize money and endorsements. In 2009, Forbes reported that Woods was also the first athlete in the world to make $1 billion.
Rory McIlroy Net Worth: $65 Million
Business Insider reported last year that Rory McIlroy is on his way to becoming one of the highest-paid athletes in recent history. This 25-year-old athlete already has nine PGA Tour victories under his belt, and he reportedly signed a $200 million Nike deal last year. McIlory’s net worth is a cool $65 million, according to CelebrityNetWorth.
Dustin Johnson Net Worth: $20 Million
Dustin Johnson turned professional in 2007 and qualified for his first PGA tour the following year. CelebrityNetWorth estimates he has won $24.5 million in tournament prize money and reports his net worth at $20 million. In 2014, Johnson took a six-month leave of absence from golf after what Golf.com reported was a third failed drug test. He’s back and is a favorite to win next week’s Masters tournament.
Jason Day Net Worth: $17 Million
The Richest reports this Australian golfer’s net worth at $17 million. Jason Day turned pro in 2006 and recently won the 2015 Farmers Insurance Open. His odds of winning the Masters this year is 12-1, according to Bleacher Report.
Jordan Spieth Net North: $10 Million
Jordan Spieth is only 21 years old, but he already has a net worth of $10 million, according to CelebrityNetWorth. He turned pro in 2012, when he was just a sophomore at the University of Texas. All eyes will be on him as he tries to win his first Masters tournament.
Henrik Stenson Net Worth: $25 Million
Henrik Stenson is one of the highest-earning golfers in the world and has an estimated net worth of $25 million, according to Sport Rich List. Between June 2013 and June 2014, he received a $10 million bonus for winning the FedEx Cup title that pushed his on-course winnings to $18 million, reports Forbes.
Adam Scott Net Worth: $40 Million
Adam Scott is another Australian golfer on our list with a million dollar fortune — CelebrityNetWorth reports his net worth at $40 million. He has won several tournaments, including the 2013 Masters.