Since turning pro in 1996 with the words "I guess... hello world", Tiger Woods has become the most prolific winner in golf history. The figures below detail only his official PGA Tour prize money, a fraction of his total earnings. He also stands third in the all-time most PGA victories list, 11 behind Sam Snead and 2 behind Jack Nicklaus.
Have you ever wondered how much Tiger earns with every shot he hits?
(6) Woods' total earnings from the FedEx Cup 2007-9 amount to $20,110,000, not included here.
(5) Woods once again won the FedEx Cup and the $10m. bonus, not included here.
(4) Woods won $110,000 in the FedEx Cup, not included here.
(3) Woods' season ended after his playoff victory in the US Open in June, in order to undergo knee surgery.
(2) Woods also won the FedEx Cup, collecting the $10m. bonus, not included here.
(1) Woods turned pro on August 28, 1996, so with the bulk of the season already over he played only 8 events. His first professional event was the Greater Milwaukee Open, in which he made the cut, tied 60th and earned $2,544.
(*) Woods played 1 event in 1992, 3 in 1993, 3 in 1994, 4 in 1995 and 3 out of a total of 11 entered in 1996 as an amateur.