Being one of the top richest golf players in the world sure brings its perks. Phil Mickelson is one of the most accomplished golfers out there in the history of the PGA Tour.
It's safe to say that the golfer is at the top of his game right now. He turned professional in 1992 while being just 22. All these years, Mickelson's spent over 25 years in the top 50 Official World Golf Ranking with reaching world ranking in number 2 several times.
What about Phil's net worth from all this time? Let's get a detail look towards it.
A Little About Phil Mickelson
The exceptional American professional golfer was born on June 16, 1970, in San Diego, California. He was born to an airline pilot and former aviator father Philip Mickelson and mother, Mary Mickelson.
Phil is nicknamed as Lefty in his game play. Photo Source: Live About
The athlete attended 'Arizona State University' in Tempe by successfully achieving a golf scholarship. The naturally talented Phil went out to win three NCAA individual championship and three Haskins Awards in 1990, 1991, and 1992 while being selected as the Outstanding College Golfer of the year.
Phil is the lifetime member of the PGA Tour. Photo Source: IMDB
The athlete won his first PGA tour event at the 'Northern Telecom Open in 1991 while he was still an amateur. After that, the streak was maintained as he went on to win other PGA events including Major Championship the 2004 Masters, the 2005 PGA Championship, 2006 Masters and the 2010 Masters.
Phil Mickelson Net Worth
As of the latest data, Mickelson is pretty much rolling in the greens. The golfer's net worth is a massive $400 million. All these 25 years given to the golf industry and this net worth seems like a pretty ideal career.
Mickelson earned a considerable sum of $9 million by defeating Tiger Woods in head to head match. Photo Source: Golf Digest
This net worth seems to be garnered through his accomplished career. He is estimated to gain $50 million through just the sponsorship deals. According to Forbes, there are only seven athletes in the history of the sport to earn more than him.
The 49 year old player also earns a massive deal from sponsoring endorsement deals like Barclays, KPMG, Callaway, Exxon Mobil, Rolex, Amgen, and many more.
Mickelson's Achievement and Awards
Only tournament prizes over the years make the richest golfer earn over $87 million. He earns roughly $60 million from which $10 million is garnered through tournament prize-winning, salary, whereas a staggering $50 million comes from endorsement deals.
In December 2017, Forbes listed Mickelson 6th in 25 highest-paid athletes of all time. Photo Source: Golf Channel
Phil is just behind Tiger Woods, being the second-ranked golfer in the world. Apparently, the player's earned an amount of more than $700 million only through all his endorsements. This insinuates that he's made around $900 million in his lifetime.
The American golfer's won 44 events on the PGA Tour he's been part of. He's won five major championships and three Masters title to date while spending 25 consecutive years in the top 50 of the 'Official World Golf Ranking.'