The Worlds Highest Paid Athletes
Total Earnings: $48.3 million
Salary/Winnings: $16.3 million
Endorsements: $32 million
The worlds top ranked golfer has been on a huge roll with five PGA victories, including two Majors, over the last 12 months. The wins helped him earn $16.3 million in prize money, as well as valuable bonuses from chief sponsor Nike. McIlroy replaced Tiger Woods as the face of Electronic Arts golf video game. This years version will be Rory McIlroy PGA Tour. Other partners include Omega, Bose and Upper Deck.