Who’s Worth More at PGA Championship 2016? Jason Day and Jason Dufner Net Worths

Find out how much your favorite PGA Tour golfers are earning.


Golf’s final major of the season, the 2016 PGA Championship, takes place July 28 to July 31 at Baltusrol Golf Course in Springfield, N.J. In 2015, Jason Day took home the Wanamaker Trophy, beating out Jordan Spieth and the rest of the field to claim his first major championship. The golfer took home $1.8 million of the $10 million purse.

PGA Championship tickets are sold out for Saturday and Sunday, but tickets for Thursday and Friday can still be purchased for $90 and $100, respectively. Wanamaker Club ticket packages cost $575.

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PGA Championship Winners’ Earnings

For the first time in 13 years, Tiger Woods is not the highest-earning golfer in the world, reported Golf Digest. Although Woods isn’t going away any time soon, he now exists in the shadow of a new crop of young, talented and highly-marketable fresh faces who have taken the PGA Tour by storm.

Although the PGA Championship offers millions in payouts to the top-performing golfers, there’s far more money on the line. The best-compensated players — like past winners Jason Day, Rory McIlroy and Jason Dufner — earn many times more off the course in the form of commercial endorsements, corporate partnerships and celebrity interviews.

PGA Championship winners from 2010 to the present have landed some of the most lucrative deals in golf. Here is a look at their net worths, winnings and endorsements.

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Jason Day Net Worth: $20 Million

Jason Day took home $1.8 million for winning the 2015 PGA Championship. As of mid-July, the star golfer earned more than $6.3 million on the PGA Tour. Forbes reported he earned $23.6 million — including $8.5 million in endorsements — between June 2015 and June 2016. In 2015, Heavy.com listed Adidas, Concur, Lexus, NetJets and TaylorMade as his sponsors.

Rory McIlroy Net Worth: $80 Million

One of the most marketable and successful golfers in the game, Rory McIlroy, won both the 2014 and 2012 PGA Championship tournaments. Of the $42.6 million Forbes reported he earned in the previous 12 months, $35 million came from endorsement deals.

So far this year, he’s made $2.34 million on the PGA Tour. After winning the 2012 tournament, McIlroy signed a whopping $200 million deal with Nike, reported CNN.

Jason Dufner Net Worth: $14 Million

Winner of the 2013 PGA Championship Jason Dufner’s net worth is $14 million. With $2.35 million in PGA Tour earnings this year, the famed golfer has big-name sponsors like EA Sports, Great-West Financial and Titleist, among others.

Keegan Bradley Net Worth: $11 Million

Celebrity finance resource TheRichest puts Keegan Bradley’s net worth at $11 million. Winner of the 2011 PGA Championship, he’s earned over $650,000 this year on the PGA Tour.

After his win in 2011, he landed a multiyear contract as brand ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger. Among his endorsers today are Nike, Putnam Investments and TravisMathew. Helping lead the Keegan Bradley Charity Golf Classic, the professional golfer has helped raise money for non-profits. In 2014, he helped raise $120,000 for the Vermont Cancer Center and Vermont Children’s Hospital in Fletcher Allen, reported the official PGA Tour website.

Martin Kaymer Net Worth: Unknown

Winner of the 2010 PGA Championship, Martin Kaymer, lost his PGA Tour membership in 2015 after failing to meet the 15-event minimum. The year following his win in 2010, he was ranked the No. 1 player in the world, and his endorsement profile quickly expanded. Today, Kaymer’s sponsors include brands like Hugo Boss, Mercedes-Benz and Rolex. Reliable data on Martin Kaymer’s net worth is not available.

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Jason Day Wins the 2015 PGA Championship

Net worth figures are indicative of assets versus liabilities. All net worth figures are according to CelebrityNetWorth.com unless otherwise noted.