PGA European Tour - Leading Career Money Winners

Leading Career Money Winners

The table below shows the top 10 career money leaders on the European Tour after the 2011 season. Due to increases in prize money over the years, it is dominated by current players. The figures are not the players' complete career earnings as most of them have earned millions more on other tours (especially the PGA Tour) or from non-tour events. In addition, elite golfers often earn several times as much from endorsements and golf-related business interests as they do from prize money.

Rank Player Country Prize money (€)
1 Ernie Els South Africa 28,300,444
2 Lee Westwood England 28,018,135
3 Colin Montgomerie Scotland 24,496,592
4 Pádraig Harrington Ireland 23,336,794
5 Retief Goosen South Africa 21,795,334
6 Darren Clarke Northern Ireland 19,917,932
7 Miguel Ángel Jiménez Spain 19,980,336
8 Ian Poulter England 18,009,583
9 Sergio García Spain 17,153,107
10 Thomas Bjørn Denmark 16,366,534

As of 25 November 2012

There is a list of the top 100 on the European Tour's website here .

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