28 Sep '15, 3am

Is Jordan Spieth the biggest money-maker in golf?

Could 22-year-old Jordan Spieth be the biggest money-maker in all of golf? Yup. And if not, he's damn close, which also makes him one of the most lucrative cash machines in all of sports, and among the richest in all of entertainment. Oh, like in the neighborhood of more than $50 million this year alone. Forbes says the highest-paid actor this year was Robert Downey Jr. at $80 million. By winning the Tour Championship on Sunday, Spieth finished the 2015 PGA Tour season with $12,030,465 in official money. Throw in unofficial money he won this season and the total is $13,030,465. Now, the icing on that financial cake is the $10 million FedEx Cup bonus, which gives Spieth $23,030,465 won on the golf course, eclipsing the record $22,902,707 won by Tiger Woods in 2007 when he amassed $122.7 million in total earnings in the Golf Digest 50 annual ranking of all-encompassing earni...

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