21 Richest Golfers

Lee Westwood

#19 Lee Westwood, $40 million

Westwood is an English golfer, noted for his consistency, and one of the few golfers who has won tournaments on five continents, including victories on the European Tour and the PGA Tour.

He was named player of the year for the 1998, 2000 and 2009 seasons, and has represented Europe for the last eight Ryder Cups. In 2010, Westwood became the World No.1 golfer, ending the reign of Tiger Woods. In 1999, Westwood married Laurae Coltart, the sister of Scottish Ryder Cup player Andrew Coltart.

In recognition of his work, he was awarded with the Golf Foundation’s ‘’Spirit of Golf’’ Award, and was also appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2011 Birthday Honours.

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