Highest annual earnings for a golfer (current year)
Phil Mickelson
138,000,000 US dollar(s)
Not Applicable ()

According to estimates published by Forbes, the current highest-earning golfer is Phil Mickelson (USA), who reportedly earned $138 million (£114 million) in the 12 months up to 3 July 2022.

Out of Mickelson's total earnings, $102 m (£84.3 m) was estimated to have been from golf directly, while the remaining $36 m (£29.8 m) was through sponsorship/endorsement deals.

The second and third spot on the Forbes highest-paid golfers list was secured by fellow Americans Dustin Johnson ($97 m; £80.2 m) and Bryson Dechambeau ($86 m; £71.1 m).