1. Tiger Woods
Having started playing golf at a very early age, Tiger Woods become one of the best golf players in a very short time. He was introduced into the game by his handicapped father.
His game may not be as good as it used to be but Tiger Woods has made a real fortune from the game. In 2001, he became the first player to ever hold all major professional championship titles at once. His net worth is currently estimated to be $650 million.
Since 1997, Tiger Woods has been selected as the PGA tour Player of the Year eleven times.