Are you curious about the highest earning golfers in South Africa? Do you the earnings of the top 10 golfers in South Africa? Top Most 10 outlines the top 10 highest earning golfers in 2022.
Golf has found a place to stay on the African continent. This goes for Southern Africa in particular, owing to South Africa’s economic diversity and its position as the continent’s most industrialized economy. South Africa alone has 10 golfers who now rank among the top 100 internationally, coming in behind the United States, with 46, and the United Kingdom, with 11.
In the 103rd PGA Championship in May 2021, South Africa had a total of 11 entrants in the championship tour, with Erik Van Rooyen making it to the top five in the competition.
In a recent report, Forbes named South Africa’s top golfers in terms of earnings from the European Tour and U.S. PGA Championship.
The report showed that the top 10 golfers in the country have earned a career total of $134.7 million, with 64.5 percent of their earnings coming from the European Tour.
Here are the 2022 Top 10 Highest Earning Golfers in South Africa
Daniel Van Tonder
Career Earnings: $600,000
Daniel Van Tonder has received $31,300 from the PGA Championship and another $562,000 from the European Tour.
Career Earnings: $2.4 million
Garrick Higgo has earned $2.4 million in total from the PGA Championship and European Tour.
He received $1.3 million in total from the PGA Championship and another $1.1 million from the European Tour.
Career Earnings: $4.0 million
Dean Burmester has earned $4.0 million in total from the PGA Championship and European Tour.
A breakdown of his earnings indicates that he earned $46.800 from the PGA Championship and another $3.9 million from the European Tour.
Career Earnings: $5.1 million
Christiaan Bezuidenhout has won three European Tour events between June 2019 and December 2020. He earned $5.1 million from the PGA Championship and European Tour.
An analysis of his earnings revealed that he earned $974,600 million from the PGA Championship and $4.1 million from the European Tour.