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Tiger Woods Close To Career Low Earnings Per Round

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Tiger Woods is having an awful year.

In the six tournaments he has completed, he has finished in an average position of 23rd.

How badly is that hurting his bank account?

In order to compensate for the actual amount of work he has done over his 16-year career, we added up his on-course earnings and divided it by how many total rounds of golf he played that year.

The results?

In 2011, Tiger Woods is making $25,743 per round. The only year he has made less was his rookie year in 1996. That year, he earned $24,113 per round. That's not to say Woods played any better. His average finish for the half of a year he played was 11th, but total prize money for the PGA Tour that year was not even $70 million. This year, total prize money is $288 million.

If Woods finishes in 28th place or worse at this week's PGA Championship, he'll fall below his earnings per round from his rookie season, the only other year where he made less than $1 million.

Tiger Woods' Earnings

Year
Money Earned
Rounds
$ per Round
2011 $656,459 25 rounds 1/2 rounds $25,743 per round
2010 $2,169,330 58 rounds $37,402 per round
2009 $11,198,163 73 rounds $153,399 per round
2008 $6,196,717 30 rounds $206,557 per round
2007 $12,370,706 71 rounds $174,235 per round
2006 $13,057,699 76 rounds $171,812 per round
2005 $10,862,933 87 rounds $124,862 per round
2004 $7,941,272 88 rounds $90,242 per round
2003 $7,606,528 83 rounds $91,645 per round
2002 $9,017,189 87 rounds $103,646 per round
2001 $7,761,661 94 rounds $82,571 per round
2000 $11,434,480 105 rounds 108,900 per round
1999 $7,681,765 97 rounds $79,193 per round
1998 $2,874,757 92 rounds $31,247 per round
1997 $2,440,832 92 rounds $26,531 per round
1996 $940,420 39 rounds $24,113 per round

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