Money


Money Won

Most Official Money Earned in a Single Season
Money Player Season
$12,030,465 Jordan Spieth 2015
$10,905,166 Vijay Singh 2004
$10,867,052 Tiger Woods 2007
$10,628,024 Tiger Woods 2005
$10,545,465 Tiger Woods 2009
Most Official Money Earned by a Rookie
Money Player Season
$4,312,674 Xander Schauffele 2017
$3,879,820 Jordan Spieth 2013
$3,844,189 Trevor Immelman 2006
Most Official Money Earned in a Single Season without a Victory
Money Player Season
$5,987,395 Jim Furyk 2014
$5,620,138 Tony Finau 2018
$4,939,606 Sergio Garcia 2014
$4,806,117 Rickie Fowler 2014
$4,755,070 Henrik Stenson 2015
$4,690,572 Webb Simpson 2019
$4,501,050 Kevin Chappell 2016
$4,440,532 Steve Stricker 2013
Youngest to Earn $1 Million or More in Official Money in a Single Season
Age Player Season
19 years, 11 months, 3 days Jordan Spieth 2013
20 years, 2 months, 23 days Matthew Wolff 2019
20 years, 10 months, 3 days Sergio Garcia 2000
Biggest One-Season Gains in Official Money
Gain Player Season Money Season Money
$7,687,717 Jordan Spieth 2014 $4,342,748 2015 $12,030,465
$6,277,435 Bryson DeChambeau 2017 $1,817,054 2018 $8,094,489
$5,795,194 Justin Thomas 2016 $4,126,366 2017 $9,921,560

Money List

Season-by-Season Official Money Leaders
Season Player Money
2019 Brooks Koepka $9,684,006
2018 Justin Thomas $8,694,821
2017 Justin Thomas $9,921,560
2016 Dustin Johnson $9,365,185
2015 Jordan Spieth $12,030,465
2014 Rory McIlroy $8,280,096
2013 Tiger Woods $8,553,439
2012 Rory McIlroy $8,047,952
2011 Luke Donald $6,683,214
2010 Matt Kuchar $4,910,477
2009 Tiger Woods $10,508,163
2008 Vijay Singh $6,601,094
2007 Tiger Woods $10,867,052
2006 Tiger Woods $9,941,563
2005 Tiger Woods $10,628,024
2004 Vijay Singh $10,905,166
2003 Vijay Singh $7,573,907
2002 Tiger Woods $6,912,625
2001 Tiger Woods $5,687,777
2000 Tiger Woods $9,188,321
1999 Tiger Woods $6,616,585
1998 David Duval $2,591,031
1997 Tiger Woods $2,066,833
1996 Tom Lehman $1,780,159
1995 Greg Norman $1,654,959
1994 Nick Price $1,499,927
1993 Nick Price $1,478,557
1992 Fred Couples $1,344,188
1991 Corey Pavin $979,430
Season Player Money
1990 Greg Norman $1,165,477
1989 Tom Kite $1,395,278
1988 Curtis Strange $1,147,644
1987 Curtis Strange $925,941
1986 Greg Norman $653,296
1985 Curtis Strange $542,321
1984 Tom Watson $476,260
1983 Hal Sutton $426,668
1982 Craig Stadler $446,462
1981 Tom Kite $375,699
1980 Tom Watson $530,808
1979 Tom Watson $462,636
1978 Tom Watson $362,428
1977 Tom Watson $310,653
1976 Jack Nicklaus $266,438
1975 Jack Nicklaus $298,149
1974 Johnny Miller $353,021
1973 Jack Nicklaus $308,362
1972 Jack Nicklaus $320,542
1971 Jack Nicklaus $244,490
1970 Lee Trevino $157,037
1969 Frank Beard $164,707
1968 Billy Casper $205,168
1967 Jack Nicklaus $188,998
1966 Billy Casper $121,944
1965 Jack Nicklaus $140,752
1964 Jack Nicklaus $113,284
1963 Arnold Palmer $128,230
1962 Arnold Palmer $81,448
Season Player Money
1961 Gary Player $64,540
1960 Arnold Palmer $75,263
1959 Art Wall $53,167
1958 Arnold Palmer $42,607
1957 Dick Mayer $65,835
1956 Ted Kroll $72,835
1955 Julius Boros $63,121
1954 Bob Toski $65,819
1953 Lew Worsham $34,002
1952 Julius Boros $37,032
1951 Lloyd Mangrum $26,088
1950 Sam Snead $35,758
1949 Sam Snead $31,593
1948 Ben Hogan $32,112
1947 Jimmy Demaret $27,936
1946 Ben Hogan $42,556
1945 Byron Nelson $63,335
1944 Byron Nelson $37,967
1942 Ben Hogan $13,143
1941 Ben Hogan $18,358
1940 Ben Hogan $10,655
1939 Henry Picard $10,303
1938 Sam Snead $19,534
1937 Harry Cooper $14,138
1936 Horton Smith $7,682
1935 Johnny Revolta $9,543
1934 Paul Runyan $6,767
Most Consecutive Seasons Finishing in Top 10 on Official Money List
Seasons Player Start Through
17 Jack Nicklaus 1962 1978
13 Tiger Woods 1997 2009
11 Vijay Singh 1998 2008
11 Arnold Palmer 1957 1967
Most Seasons Finishing in Top 10 on Official Money List
Seasons Player
18 Jack Nicklaus
16 Tiger Woods
15 Sam Snead
14 Phil Mickelson
13 Arnold Palmer
Most Consecutive Seasons Finishing in Top 125 on Official Money List
Season Player Start Through
28 Phil Mickelson 1992 2019
27 Davis Love III 1986 2012
24 Kenny Perry 1987 2010
Most Seasons Finishing No. 1 on Official Money List
Seasons Player
10 Tiger Woods
8 Jack Nicklaus
5 Tom Watson
5 Ben Hogan
4 Arnold Palmer
Largest Margin between No. 1 and No. 2 on Official Money List
Margin Leader Second Place Season
$5,117,941 Vijay Singh Ernie Els 2004

Growth Of Purses

Growth of Purses
Season Events Purse
2019 46 $343,600,000
2018 48 $363,000,000
2017 47 $340,000,000
2016 47 $327,000,000
2015 47 $314,000,000
2014 45 $298,000,000
2013 40 $260,000,000
2012 45 $278,500,000
2011 46 $279,750,000
2010 46 $275,100,000
2009 45 $270,700,000
2008 48 $278,650,000
2007 47 $270,300,000
2006 48 $256,850,000
2005 48 $249,650,000
2004 48 $239,590,000
2003 48 $224,200,000
2002 49 $198,950,000
2001 49 $175,900,000
2000 49 $163,580,000
1999 47 $134,950,000
1998 45 $96,400,000
1997 45 $80,550,000
1996 45 $65,950,000
1995 44 $62,901,000
1994 43 $56,416,080
1993 43 $53,203,611
1992 44 $49,386,906
Season Events Purse
1991 44 $47,116,000
1990 44 $46,251,831
1989 44 $41,288,787
1988 47 $36,959,307
1987 46 $32,106,093
1986 46 $25,442,242
1985 47 $25,290,526
1984 46 $21,251,382
1983 45 $17,588,242
1982 46 $15,089,576
1981 45 $14,175,393
1980 45 $13,371,786
1979 46 $12,801,200
1978 48 $10,337,332
1977 48 $9,688,977
1976 49 $9,157,522
1975 51 $7,895,450
1974 57 $8,165,941
1973 75 $8,657,225
1972 71 $7,596,749
1971 63 $7,116,000
1970 55 $6,751,523
1969 47 $5,465,875
1968 45 $5,077,600
1967 37 $3,979,162
1966 36 $3,704,445
1965 36 $2,848,515
1964 41 $2,301,063
Season Events Purse
1963 43 $2,044,900
1962 49 $1,790,320
1961 45 $1,461,830
1960 41 $1,335,242
1959 43 $1,225,205
1958 39 $1,005,800
1957 32 $820,360
1956 36 $847,070
1955 36 $782,010
1954 26 $600,819
1953 32 $562,704
1952 32 $498,016
1951 30 $460,200
1950 33 $459,950
1949 25 $338,200
1948 34 $427,000
1947 31 $352,500
1946 37 $411,533
1945 36 $435,380
1944 22 $150,500
1943 3 $17,000
1942 21 $116,650
1941 30 $169,200
1940 27 $117,000
1939 28 $121,000
1938 38 $158,000