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2013 Euro Tour Rankings: Luke Doesn't Need Luck

Greg Vara

Greg Vara

Vara is the lead golf writer at RotoWire. He was named the 2013 FSWA Golf Writer of the Year. In addition to producing the weekly preview and the bulk of the draft kit content, Vara participates in Yahoo!'s "Experts Picks" where he routinely dominates. He also picks college football games against the spread in his "College Capper" article.

Below are the Top-20 rankings for this year European Tour. The ranking is ordered by 2013 projected earnings.

RANK/GOLFER 2013 PROJ. EARNINGS 2012 EARNINGS 2012 RANK 2012 EVENTS
1. Luke Donald $4,000,000 $2,373,540 7 13
2. Rory Mcilroy $3,500,000 $5,519,118 1 15
3. Justin Rose $3,500,000 $3,768,345 2 13
4. Louis Oosthuizen $3,000,000 $3,187,364 3 16
5. Peter Hanson $3,000,000 $3,022,916 4 21
6. Francesco Molinari $3,000,000 $2,215,229 8 25
7. Graeme Mcdowell $3,000,000 $1,945,056 9 16
8. Charl Schwartzel $3,000,000 $1,224,345 16 18
9. Ian Poulter $2,750,000 $2,581,257 5 15
10. Nicolas Colsaerts $2,500,000 $1,745,744 11 25
11. Lee Westwood $2,500,000 $1,671,456 12 16
12. Branden Grace $2,250,000 $2,502,501 6 26
13. Marcel Siem $2,000,000 $1,368,845 14 27
14. Thorbjørn Olesen $2,000,000 $1,309,271 15 29
15. Paul Lawrie $1,750,000 $1,910,381 10 25
16. Gonzalo Fdez-castano $1,750,000 $1,102,696 20 24
17. Matteo Manassero $1,500,000 $1,595,093 13 27
18. David Lynn $1,500,000 $1,208,633 18 24
19. Jamie Donaldson $1,250,000 $1,150,624 19 22
20. Rafa Cabrera-bello $1,000,000 $1,210,858 17 27