Tiger Woods was the first athlete in the world to earn a billion dollars -- and he’s still earning.
Noob.norm's David McSweeney is back with his latest project combining golf and numbers. Previously, McSweeney figured out how much Tiger Woods has earned per shot in his career vs. other PGA Tour starts, and broken down how much Woods has earned in each state. Now he's taken the data from the former and created a fun tool that allows you to figure out how quickly these great golfers earn your wage.
Using Tiger Woods (who has averaged earning $1,282 per shot in on-course PGA Tour earnings in his career) as an example, it would take the 14-time major champ just 36.3 shots to make as much money as someone earning the mean income per capita ($46,550) in 2016. In other words, about nine holes...
Here's the link for the Calculator.
Source: Golf Digest