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Rory McIlroy vs Jon Rahm: Net Worth Comparison 2022

Of the many perks of being a golf professional, earning big paychecks and enjoying a rather lavish lifestyle definitely tops the list. This is thus proven by the huge net worth of Rory McIlroy. However, what is the net worth of the former world No. 1 compared to current No. 1 ranked golfer, Jon Rahm?

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Rory McIlroy vs. Jon Rahm: Who’s Richer?

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Rory McIlroy is probably one of the most successful professionals of all time. Thanks to his heroism on and off the course, the Northern Irishman also boasts incredible wealth. According to Celebirtynetworth, Rory claims a net worth of $150 million as of 2022. He earns $40-50 million a year from tournament winnings and his endorsements.

He earned $15 million in 2019, after winning the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup. Currently, he sits sixth on the PGA Tour career leader list with earnings worth $59,577,984. Apart from his tournament winnings, he also signed a deal with Nike. And in 2017, he extended that deal for another 10 years for $200 million. He also has a $100 million contract with equipment manufacturing company, Taylormade.

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On the other hand, the current world No. 1 has a net worth of $16 million as of 2022. Winning the 2021 US Open at Torrey Pines helped him earn $2.5 million; as a result, it brought his career earnings to $38 million. The Spaniard is No. 40 on the PGA Tour career money leaders list, with earnings of $31,475,452.

Apart from his tournament winnings, Rahm also has quite a few endorsements. He is the brand ambassador for Blue Yonder, a software and consulting company. It also has a deal with Callaway and with its apparel subsidiary, Travis Mathew. However, Rahm has yet to catch up to Rory in terms of earnings. But with a number of years left in his career, he could easily do it.

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Golf – The Masters – Augusta National Golf Club – Augusta, Georgia, U.S. – April 8, 2021 Jon Rahm of Spain waves to the crowd after scoring his birdie putt on the 2nd green during the first round REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

McIlroy’s first round at the API

Rory leads the field after the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational. The 32-year-old professional shot a round of 65, seven under par. His fiery round included three birdies out of the front nine. As a result, he went three under par, 33. He made three birdies, an eagle and just one bogey on the back nine, en route to his 65.

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