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Golf Draft Kit: 2015-16 Projected Earnings

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 our 2015-16 projected earnings rankings. This list includes:

Top 125 on PGA Tour Money List (M = made money list only)
Top 125 on FedEx Cup Points List (P = made points list only)
PGA Tour Card Winners from Web.com Tour (W)
Notable Exempt Players not in Top 125, i.e. Tiger Woods (E)
Rookies (R)
International Players (I)

Ranking is ordered by 2015-16 projected earnings. Click column headings to sort.

GOLFER2014-15 EVENTS 2014-15 EARNINGS 2015-16 PROJECTED EARNINGS
1. Jordan Spieth25$12,030,465$9,000,000
2. Jason Day20$9,403,330$9,000,000
3. Rory McIlroy12$4,863,312$9,000,000
4. Rickie Fowler21$5,773,430$7,000,000
5. Bubba Watson19$6,876,797$6,000,000
6. Dustin Johnson21$5,509,467$6,000,000
7. Justin Rose20$5,462,677$5,500,000
8. Hideki Matsuyama25$3,758,619$5,000,000
9. Brandt Snedeker27$3,698,056$5,000,000
10. Zach Johnson25$4,801,487$4,500,000
11. Henrik Stenson16$4,755,070$4,500,000
12. J.B. Holmes25$4,037,430$4,500,000
13. Robert Streb30$3,947,424$4,500,000
14. Jimmy Walker24$4,521,350$4,250,000
15. Brooks Koepka23$3,571,900$4,250,000
16. Patrick Reed27$3,590,566$4,000,000
17. Matt Kuchar25$2,774,170$4,000,000
18. Paul Casey24$3,488,311$3,750,000
19. Louis Oosthuizen20$3,251,174$3,750,000
20. Jim Furyk19$3,732,664$3,500,000
21. Charley Hoffman28$4,041,089$3,000,000
22. Danny Lee36$3,965,933$3,000,000
23. Kevin Kisner30$3,567,939$3,000,000
24. Steven Bowditch32$3,075,410$3,000,000
25. Bill Haas25$3,064,024$3,000,000
26. Scott Piercy28$2,780,027$3,000,000
27. David Lingmerth28$2,736,378$3,000,000
28. Ben Martin27$2,717,305$3,000,000
29. Sergio Garcia15$2,670,229$3,000,000
30. Justin Thomas30$2,278,564$3,000,000
31. Tony Finau31$2,095,186$3,000,000
32. Webb Simpson22$2,046,260$3,000,000
33. Harris English29$1,971,687$3,000,000
34. Adam Scott15$1,382,365$3,000,000
35. Kevin Na27$2,820,766$2,750,000
36. Ryan Moore24$2,642,306$2,750,000
37. Gary Woodland24$2,605,083$2,750,000
38. Billy Horschel28$1,735,751$2,750,000
39. Hunter Mahan24$1,617,973$2,750,000
40. Anirban Lahiri - I12$490,003$2,700,000
41. Daniel Berger31$3,028,901$2,500,000
42. Chris Kirk21$2,369,326$2,500,000
43. Phil Mickelson19$2,154,200$2,500,000
44. Russell Henley24$2,110,774$2,500,000
45. Matt Jones25$1,995,553$2,500,000
46. Ryan Palmer22$1,974,523$2,500,000
47. Branden Grace – I13$1,471,160$2,300,000
48. Cameron Tringale28$1,837,164$2,250,000
49. Brendon Todd27$1,809,192$2,250,000
50. Shawn Stefani26$1,757,803$2,250,000
51. Keegan Bradley24$1,565,079$2,250,000
52. Jason Bohn27$2,337,580$2,000,000
53. Russell Knox28$1,916,666$2,000,000
54. David Hearn30$1,817,043$2,000,000
55. Brendan Steele24$1,759,484$2,000,000
56. Kevin Streelman27$1,525,774$2,000,000
57. Charl Schwartzel19$1,209,528$2,000,000
58. Will Wilcox17$1,168,302$2,000,000
59. Jason Dufner21$1,007,997$2,000,000
60. Troy Merritt29$2,092,669$1,750,000
61. James Hahn28$2,064,783$1,750,000
62. Marc Leishman23$1,762,267$1,750,000
63. Nick Watney28$1,733,873$1,750,000
64. Ian Poulter19$1,690,587$1,750,000
65. Sean O'Hair26$1,662,300$1,750,000
66. Daniel Summerhays29$1,633,957$1,750,000
67. Brendon de Jonge31$1,594,935$1,750,000
68. John Senden24$1,422,033$1,750,000
69. Zac Blair34$1,244,676$1,750,000
70. Martin Laird24$1,124,988$1,750,000
71. Graham DeLaet22$988,349$1,750,000
72. Brian Harman29$1,548,352$1,600,000
73. Boo Weekley24$1,689,914$1,500,000
74. Pat Perez26$1,588,664$1,500,000
75. Rory Sabbatini25$1,525,784$1,500,000
76. Matt Every26$1,521,816$1,500,000
77. George McNeill27$1,331,768$1,500,000
78. Kevin Chappell26$1,281,552$1,500,000
79. Charles Howell III30$1,257,361$1,500,000
80. Carl Pettersson32$1,186,763$1,500,000
81. Chesson Hadley30$1,135,529$1,500,000
82. Johnson Wagner23$1,131,659$1,500,000
83. Luke Donald20$1,026,643$1,500,000
84. Francesco Molinari16$997,389$1,500,000
85. Carlos Ortiz30$964,137$1,500,000
86. Martin Kaymer13$886,378$1,500,000
87. Spencer Levin31$836,698$1,500,000
88. Graeme McDowell – E15$686,438$1,500,000
89. Shane Lowry – E13$502,517$1,500,000
90. Emiliano Grillo – I5$348,407 $1,500,000
91. Tim Clark13$1,028,139$1,400,000
92. Jerry Kelly24$1,336,607$1,250,000
93. Padraig Harrington21$1,330,852$1,250,000
94. Scott Pinckney27$1,259,389$1,250,000
95. Morgan Hoffmann26$1,111,240$1,250,000
96. William McGirt30$1,004,696$1,250,000
97. Jamie Donaldson – M16$938,664$1,250,000
98. Jonas Blixt – P26$703,664$1,250,000
99. Harold Varner III – R0NA$1,200,000
100. Patrick Rodgers – W17$1,038,291$1,200,000
101. Cameron Smith – I13$976,297$1,200,000
102. Lee Westwood15$946,628$1,200,000
103. Seung-Yul Noh – E21$711,609$1,200,000
104. Tom Hoge – W26$690,319 $1,200,000
105. Geoff Ogilvy – E15$653,925$1,200,000
106. Jason Kokrak28$1,033,489$1,100,000
107. Hudson Swafford30$959,391$1,100,000
108. Fabian Gomez26$1,651,012$1,000,000
109. Jim Herman27$1,212,778$1,000,000
110. Kyle Reifers31$1,179,228$1,000,000
111. Bryce Molder26$1,165,547$1,000,000
112. Scott Brown30$1,161,750$1,000,000
113. Nick Taylor28$1,072,360$1,000,000
114. Jon Curran28$1,049,549$1,000,000
115. Adam Hadwin30$937,611$1,000,000
116. Scott Stallings – M19$919,619$1,000,000
117. Ryo Ishikawa28$851,044$1,000,000
118. Ernie Els – E18$453,579$1,000,000
119. Tiger Woods – E11$448,598$1,000,000
120. Danny Willett – I10$408,435$1,000,000
121. Colt Knost29$1,066,553$900,000
122. J.J. Henry30$1,046,123$900,000
123. John Peterson25$779,509$900,000
124. Chris Stroud – P28$746,814$900,000
125. Angel Cabrera – E19$381,942$900,000
126. Sam Saunders – W28$578,571 $850,000
127. Si Woo Kim – W0NA$850,000
128. Greg Owen19$1,180,794$800,000
129. Chad Campbell30$1,015,707$800,000
130. Andres Gonzales28$925,335$800,000
131. Retief Goosen25$921,830$800,000
132. Mark Wilson28$851,845$800,000
133. Charlie Beljan – M27$782,546$800,000
134. Camilo Villegas – P27$718,497$800,000
135. John Huh – P31$678,556$800,000
136. Wes Roach – W1$20,495 $800,000
137. Henrik Norlander – W0NA$800,000
138. Patton Kizzire – R0NA$750,000
139. Davis Love III18$1,263,596$750,000
140. Alex Cejka30$1,227,196$750,000
141. Jason Gore26$1,101,246$750,000
142. Blayne Barber – M26$768,383$750,000
143. Mark Hubbard – W25$293,980 $750,000
144. Ben Crane – E22$203,254$750,000
145. Peter Malnati – W1$0 $750,000
146. Steve Wheatcroft28$973,024$700,000
147. Will MacKenzie – M16$863,563$700,000
148. Ken Duke30$817,675$700,000
149. Whee Kim – M23$755,998$700,000
150. Vijay Singh23$752,462$700,000
151. Chad Collins24$747,899$700,000
152. Erik Compton – P28$676,602$700,000
153. K.J. Choi – E19$448,864$700,000
154. Jamie Lovemark – W2$146,138 $700,000
155. Kevin Stadler – E5$42,160$700,000
156. Stewart Cink – P23$694,655$650,000
157. Jeff Overton – P30$561,614$600,000
158. Lucas Glover – W26$515,241 $600,000
159. Steve Stricker – E9$269,701$600,000
160. Robert Garrigus – W25$253,699 $600,000
161. Roberto Castro – W16$179,723 $600,000
162. Derek Fathauer – W27$482,023 $575,000
163. Bronson Burgoon – R0NA$560,000
164. Brian Davis – W31$656,534 $550,000
165. Ricky Barnes – W27$614,455 $550,000
166. Rhein Gibson – R0NA$500,000
167. Dawie Van Der Walt – R0NA$500,000
168. Michael Thompson – W27$599,835 $500,000
169. Chez Reavie – W19$331,623$500,000
170. Justin Leonard – E22$219,175$500,000
171. Martin Piller – W1$47,250 $500,000
172. Kyle Stanley – W12$245,504 $450,000
173. Rod Pampling – W10$189,055 $450,000
174. Brett Stegmaier – R0NA$400,000
175. Thomas Aiken – R0NA$400,000
176. Andrew Loupe – W15$183,850 $400,000
177. Dicky Pride – W5$39,414 $400,000
178. Steve Marino – W1$0 $400,000
179. Smylie Kaufman – R2$7,210$350,000
180. Kelly Kraft – R1$0$350,000
181. Derek Ernst – W26$320,085 $325,000
182. Rob Oppenheim – R0NA$300,000
183. Tim Wilkinson – W28$171,654 $300,000
184. Hiroshi Iwata – I4$97,667 $300,000
185. Lucas Lee – R0NA$250,000
186. Darron Stiles – W0NA$225,000
187. Tyrone Van Aswegen – W20$168,234 $200,000
188. D.H. Lee – W2$38,985 $200,000
189. Shane Bertsch – W0NA$200,000
190. Miguel Angel Carballo – W0NA$175,000
191. Sung Kang – W0NA$175,000
192. Luke List – W0NA$150,000
193. Tyler Aldridge – W0NA$150,000
194. Michael Kim – R0NA$100,000
195. Abraham Ancer – R0NA$75,000
196. Darren Clarke – I6$23,800$75,000
197. Andrew Landry – R1$0$35,000
198. Sangmoon Bae30$2,599,632$0