Tiger Woods Endorsements: Companies That Pay Him $60M a Year

Published 10/09/2021, 5:30 PM EDT
07 JUN 2009: Tiger Woods on the 11th tee during the final round of the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. Woods would go on to win the Memorial Tournament, finishing -12, one stroke better than Jim Furyk (Photo by Andy Altenburger/Icon SMI/Corbis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)


For the past twenty years and more, Tiger Woods has emerged as the biggest star in golf. With his career earnings and other investments, Woods is currently one of the richest athletes in the world. According to reports, Woods earns millions a year and will continue to do so even if he doesn’t play golf.

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Woods, a child prodigy, makes most of his money from his endorsements. Of course, even with the PGA Tour, Woods is the highest earner of all time. Both on and off the course, the 45-year-old has earned himself a name and a lifetime’s worth of money. Let’s take a look at Woods’ endorsements, and how much he earns in a year.

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How much do Tiger Woods’ endorsements earn him in a day?

According to reports, Woods is making $60 million in endorsements in one year. However, that total is $45 million less than his highest total. Forbes also reported that the 15-time major winner made $105 with endorsements back in 2009, which included deals with brands like Accenture, AT&T, EA Sports, Gatorade, Gillette, Golf Digest, NetJets, Nike, Tag Heuer, TLC Laser Eye, and Upper Deck.

However, Woods is also associated with companies like Bridgestone, Discovery Communications, Inc., Hero MotoCorp, Monster Energy, Nike, Rolex, TaylorMade, and Upper Deck.

Of course, endorsements like Nike, Bridgestone, and TaylorMade also tie in with his game. Upper Deck deals with sports cars and memorabilia, whole Monster Energy is an energy drink he endorses. Additionally, Woods also deals with Discovery Communications, Inc. which owns Golf Digest and GolfTV.

How much did Woods make in golf?

For the past year, Woods made $2.3 million in golf. That means his endorsement money makes up a whopping 90 percent of his total earning.

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – FEBRUARY 21: Tiger Woods of the United States acknowledges the crowd on the fifth green during the first round of World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship at Club de Golf Chapultepec on February 21, 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)

His contract with Nike plays a major role, having stuck with him through his 2009 controversy. They started out with a $49 million five-year contract, which turned into a $100 million deal later on. Now, reports mention that he is worth $22,540,000 to the brand.

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Woods’ net worth is recorded to be $800 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Apart from his deals and endorsements, he has also invested in a $25 million yacht called Privacy, and a $54 million Gulfstream G550 private jet. One cannot ignore his Jupiter mansion, and the golf course called Payne’s Valley he designed.

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Devika

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Devika Pawar is a Golf and NBA writer at Essentially Sports. A psychology graduate from KJ Somaiya, Devika has an experience with sportswriting at Republic World for around two years now. She loves NBA a little too much, and is a dedicated Golden State Warriors fan.

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