Woods PIPS Rory to Player Impact Programme bonus

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Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy at St Andrews (Photo by Oisin Keniry/R&A via Getty Images)

Tiger Woods topped the 2022 Player Impact Programme (PIP) for the second year running, as Rory McIlroy claimed second place.

Shane Lowry finished twelfth in the list which added a cool $3 million onto his season earnings making it the most lucrative year of his career to date.

The PIP Programme is designed to reward players for how much interest they generate in the PGA TOUR by internet searches, social media reach, mentions and television time.

Despite playing in just three events this year – with next week’s Hero World Challenge set to be his fourth – Woods claimed the top PIP bonus of $15 million while current world number one McIlroy settling for the $12 million cheque for second place.

The Race to Dubai and FedEx Cup winner is due to pair up with Woods in the latest edition of ‘The Match’ against Jordan Spieth ($9m) and Justin Thomas ($7.5m) who finished third and fourth respectively.

Lowry earned $3.61 million on the PGA TOUR last season while he has already pocketed $88,305 in the off-season while he con €1.71 million on the DP World Tour.

The additional PIP money has taken his 2022 earnings to $8.47 million which surpasses the $5 million he won in 2019.

PIP TOP-201. Tiger Woods $15,000,000
2. Rory McIlroy $12,000,000
3. Jordan Spieth $9,000,000
4. Justin Thomas $7,500,000
5. Jon Rahm $6,000,000
6. Scottie Scheffler $5,500,000
7. Xander Schauffele $5,000,000
8. Matt Fitzpatrick $5,000,000
9. Will Zalatoris $5,000,000
10. Tony Finau $5,000,000
11. Collin Morikawa $3,000,000
12. Shane Lowry $3,000,000
13. Kevin Kisner $3,000,000
14. Max Homa $3,000,000
15. Billy Horschel $3,000,000
16. Rickie Fowler $2,000,000
17. Adam Scott $2,000,000
18. Jason Day $2,000,000
19. Patrick Cantlay $2,000,000
20. Viktor Hovland $2,000,000

 

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