He’s played just 2-1/2 full seasons on the PGA Tour, but Jordan Spieth’s impact can be found where it matters most: in his pocketbook.
The PGA updated its all-time money winners after the conclusion of the TOUR Championship last Sunday, with Spieth checking in at No. 54, having cleared $20 million in earnings. That doesn’t count the $10 million bonus he made for winning the FedEx Cup.
He made $1.5 million for winning in Atlanta, jumping up from 62nd in the all-time list a week ago.
Clearly, golf’s surge in popularity over the past 15 years has attributed to many players ranking higher on the list than their place in history would dictate, but that can’t be held against Spieth and company.
Jason Day’s big push to end the season has him 32nd on the all-time PGA money list at just over $27 million. Rory McIlroy, who spent most of the year ranked No. 1, is 27th on the list at $28.3 million.
Tiger Woods is the overall leader by an insurmountable margin, with $110 million, followed by Phil Mickelson ($77.5 million), Vijay SIngh ($69.3 million), and Jim Furyk ($65.6 million).
Of those four, only Furyk won a tournament this year.