Which States (And Colleges) Have Earned Most Money On the PGA Tour?

There are currently 641 players on the PGA Tour career money leaders list, and we’re sure you know that Tiger Woods sits proudly at the top (and ain’t budging any time soon). But did you know that Tiger was born in Cypress, CA, and attended Stanford University between 1994 and 1996? We dug into PGA Tour data and worked out the collective total earnings (and wins) of golfers born in each US state. And then we did the same for colleges and universities. Check out the map, or scroll below it for table view/full details.

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*earnings from PGATour.com, through The American Express (Jan 24th 2021)

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*earnings from PGATour.com, through The American Express (Jan 24th 2021)

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PGA Tour Career Money Leaders by state

The table below shows totals (earnings, number of golfers, PGA Tour wins) for all U.S. states. We’ve also listed the top individual earner in each state. By default the table is sorted by total state earnings (highest first), but click the headers if you want to rearrange. To see a list of all golfers for a state, click the state name.

RankStateCombined EarningsWinsGolfersTop Earner
1California$733,029,60134973Tiger Woods ($120.9M)
2Texas$420,986,27421249Jordan Spieth ($41.4M)
3Florida$344,957,0108728Matt Kuchar ($51.6M)
4North Carolina$238,737,95711028Davis Love III ($44.9M)
5Georgia$157,856,6505517Charles Howell III ($40.4M)
6South Carolina$155,065,205388Dustin Johnson ($70.9M)
7Ohio$136,276,16614120Jason Dufner ($27.2M)
8Kentucky$132,877,1435913Justin Thomas ($39.9M)
9Pennsylvania$126,512,9333910Jim Furyk ($71.3M)
10Wisconsin$115,541,314318Steve Stricker ($44.4M)
11Washington$110,263,4292910Ryan Moore ($31.4M)
12Louisiana$92,820,5024311David Toms ($41.9M)
13Missouri$92,358,2758513Jeff Maggert ($19.4M)
14Alabama$91,398,4142711Stewart Cink ($39.8M)
15New York$90,033,6324316Chris DiMarco ($22.7M)
16Arizona$87,148,6932110Pat Perez ($26.8M)
17Oklahoma$80,853,7923213Jimmy Walker ($25.8M)
18Indiana$69,952,2051812Bo Van Pelt ($20.5M)
19Illinois$69,412,6593814Kevin Streelman ($21.8M)
20Minnesota$68,380,958236Tom Lehman ($21.5M)
21Virginia$63,309,124619Vaughn Taylor ($18.5M)
22Iowa$62,327,303205Zach Johnson ($46.6M)
23Massachusetts$60,186,708239Paul Azinger ($14.5M)
24Tennessee$53,838,478167Brandt Snedeker ($39.0M)
25Kansas$53,395,238155Gary Woodland ($28.0M)
26Nevada$44,442,01254Scott Piercy ($20.8M)
27Oregon$38,500,860258Ben Crane ($21.6M)
28Maryland$35,183,478146Fred Funk ($21.3M)
29Colorado$31,516,03997Jonathan Kaye ($10.6M)
30Utah$30,457,22323Tony Finau ($20.8M)
31New Jersey$30,299,729175Brad Faxon ($17.8M)
32Nebraska$29,195,296153Mark Calcavecchia ($24.2M)
33Michigan$28,231,634128Brian Stuard ($10.2M)
34Arkansas$27,404,53354Bryce Molder ($11.1M)
35Vermont$25,824,62341Keegan Bradley ($25.8M)
36New Hampshire$21,774,37341Aaron Baddeley ($21.8M)
37Connecticut$21,012,55983J.J. Henry ($16.9M)
38New Mexico$20,268,319144Steve Jones ($6.5M)
39Idaho$14,919,14842Robert Garrigus ($14.7M)
40Rhode Island$14,040,91172Billy Andrade ($12.5M)
41Hawaii$11,444,88622Dean Wilson ($8.9M)
42District of Columbia$8,893,67572Olin Browne ($8.5M)
43South Dakota$8,131,23422Tom Byrum ($6.6M)
44Maine$5,736,81221David Peoples ($5.7M)
45Alaska$1,212,30451Danny Edwards ($1.2M)
46North Dakota$915,57701Pat McGowan ($916K)
47Wyoming$395,21411Jim Benepe ($395K)
48West Virginia$000n/a

PGA Tour Career Money Leaders by college

The table below shows totals (earnings, number of golfers, PGA Tour wins) for all colleges and universities represented on the PGA Tour Career Money list. We’ve also listed the top individual earner for each institution. By default the table is sorted by total institution earnings (highest first), but click the headers if you want to rearrange. To see a list of all golfers for a college or university, click the name.

RankCollegeCombined EarningsWinsGolfersTop Earner
1Arizona State University$255,706,4718916Phil Mickelson ($92.2M)
2Oklahoma State University$233,573,8455724Charles Howell III ($40.4M)
3University of Georgia$177,338,3624514Bubba Watson ($46.3M)
4University of Texas$177,110,8508721Jordan Spieth ($41.4M)
5University of Nevada-Las Vegas$174,140,535309Adam Scott ($55.7M)
6Georgia Tech$173,869,9483912Matt Kuchar ($51.6M)
7University of Florida$163,110,1946819Billy Horschel ($25.1M)
8Stanford University$147,054,2541256Tiger Woods ($120.9M)
9University of Arizona$143,715,784258Jim Furyk ($71.3M)
10Wake Forest University$143,340,6658512Webb Simpson ($41.6M)
11UCLA$121,486,3753411Patrick Cantlay ($17.4M)
12Florida State University$112,827,4234011Brooks Koepka ($32.2M)
13University of Alabama$102,326,377309Justin Thomas ($39.9M)
14Clemson University$82,647,210147Lucas Glover ($24.0M)
15Coastal Carolina University$70,865,715241Dustin Johnson ($70.9M)
16University of Houston$67,303,1397617Fred Couples ($22.8M)
17University of North Carolina$66,805,649515Davis Love III ($44.9M)
18Texas A&M University$60,659,969226Ryan Palmer ($29.7M)
19University of Illinois$56,900,316263Steve Stricker ($44.4M)
20Ohio State University$56,690,72512312John Cook ($12.7M)
21San Diego State University$55,094,634137Scott Piercy ($20.8M)
22Auburn University$54,055,358145Jason Dufner ($27.2M)
23Augusta University$53,541,404113Patrick Reed ($32.2M)
24Louisiana State University$50,533,165247David Toms ($41.9M)
25University of Kentucky$49,548,616103J.B. Holmes ($25.7M)
26North Carolina State University$48,706,84083Tim Clark ($23.9M)
27Brigham Young University$48,630,592429Mike Weir ($28.0M)
28Vanderbilt University$47,747,14293Brandt Snedeker ($39.0M)
29Drake University$46,633,644121Zach Johnson ($46.6M)
30Fresno State University$44,039,80373Nick Watney ($27.8M)
31University of New Mexico$43,212,08296Tim Herron ($19.4M)
32Northwestern University$43,110,48664Luke Donald ($36.5M)
33Duke University$41,650,51545Kevin Streelman ($21.8M)
34University of Hartford$41,247,13842Jerry Kelly ($29.1M)
35University of Southern California$40,962,0833911Craig Stadler ($10.0M)
36University of Oregon$39,074,404186Ben Crane ($21.6M)
37Florida Southern College$37,206,983143Rocco Mediate ($16.8M)
38University of Oklahoma$36,615,26686Glen Day ($9.2M)
39University of California-Berkeley$36,522,06276James Hahn ($10.4M)
40University of Kansas$32,595,71752Gary Woodland ($28.0M)
41Western Kentucky University$32,123,130141Kenny Perry ($32.1M)
42University of Arkansas$30,358,762115John Daly ($10.3M)
43Southern Methodist University$28,270,63094Bryson DeChambeau ($21.3M)
44Long Beach State University$27,125,538182Mark O'Meara ($14.3M)
45Kent State University$26,538,83663Ben Curtis ($13.8M)
46Lamar University$25,956,94245Chris Stroud ($12.8M)
47New Mexico State University$25,924,94373Bart Bryant ($9.7M)
48St. Johns University$25,824,62341Keegan Bradley ($25.8M)
49Baylor University$25,776,37161Jimmy Walker ($25.8M)
50Texas Christian University$24,097,71063J.J. Henry ($16.9M)
51Virginia Tech$24,060,16132Johnson Wagner ($12.5M)
52University of Colorado$23,661,280334Jonathan Kaye ($10.6M)
53University of Maryland$23,461,530173Fred Funk ($21.3M)
54Virginia Commonwealth University$23,316,99643John Rollins ($18.4M)
55University of Minnesota$22,467,19852Tom Lehman ($21.5M)
56Indiana University$21,929,89512Jeff Overton ($12.8M)
57San Jose State University$21,056,635147Arron Oberholser ($7.7M)
58University of Nevada$20,412,81232Kirk Triplett ($14.1M)
59University of Washington$19,754,43333Nick Taylor ($7.0M)
60Lynn University$19,718,16041Stephen Ames ($19.7M)
61Pepperdine University$19,598,76843Brent Geiberger ($7.4M)
62University of Alabama-Birmingham$19,486,75542Graeme McDowell ($18.4M)
63Furman University$19,464,36092Brad Faxon ($17.8M)
64University of Miami$19,295,32242Woody Austin ($16.6M)
65Colorado State University$19,175,69241Martin Laird ($19.2M)
66Jacksonville University$18,371,46442Russell Knox ($14.4M)
67University of Texas-El Paso$17,371,27743J.P. Hayes ($8.4M)
68University of South Carolina$17,251,84125Brett Quigley ($11.1M)
69University of California-Riverside$17,054,53632Brendan Steele ($16.4M)
70University of South Alabama$15,948,70141Heath Slocum ($15.9M)
71Centenary College$15,267,685141Hal Sutton ($15.3M)
72Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College$15,167,51731Boo Weekley ($15.2M)
73University of North Texas$15,167,14433Carlos Ortiz ($5.7M)
74Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo$15,154,76781Loren Roberts ($15.2M)
75Xavier University$15,045,65811Jason Kokrak ($15.0M)
76Scottsdale Community College$14,716,39411Robert Garrigus ($14.7M)
77Huntingdon College$14,181,69341Joe Durant ($14.2M)
78University of Louisville$13,433,26732Adam Hadwin ($11.8M)
79Valdosta State University$13,251,17801Briny Baird ($13.3M)
80Kansas State University$12,759,593102Robert Streb ($11.2M)
81California State University-Northridge$12,537,85622John Huh ($9.2M)
82East Tennessee State University$12,384,574115Garrett Willis ($4.0M)
83Tennessee Tech$11,968,16731Scott Stallings ($12.0M)
84Wright State University$11,841,51521Frank Lickliter II ($11.8M)
85Henderson State University$10,836,21111Ken Duke ($10.8M)
86Wofford College$10,715,88911William McGirt ($10.7M)
87Oakland University$10,186,06311Brian Stuard ($10.2M)
88University of South Carolina-Aiken$10,110,21611Scott Brown ($10.1M)
89University of California$10,079,65901Charlie Wi ($10.1M)
90Texas Lutheran University$9,870,91931Cameron Beckman ($9.9M)
91University of Wyoming$9,850,61701David Hearn ($9.9M)
92Boise State University$9,449,91621Troy Merritt ($9.4M)
93Oral Roberts University$9,317,41292Bill Glasson ($6.9M)
94Occidental College$8,523,67231Olin Browne ($8.5M)
95University of Cincinnati$7,737,96231Jim Herman ($7.7M)
96Texas State University$7,480,27421J.L. Lewis ($7.5M)
97Wallace State Community College$7,008,47311Brett Wetterich ($7.0M)
98East Carolina University$6,391,12601Harold Varner III ($6.4M)
99University of Central Florida$6,363,92611Robert Damron ($6.4M)
100Purdue University$6,192,14212Tyler Duncan ($3.6M)
101University of Tennessee$6,125,73362Jim Gallagher, Jr. ($6.0M)
102Western Carolina University$5,954,96511J.T. Poston ($6.0M)
103Trinity College$5,944,29801Jay Williamson ($5.9M)
104University of Tampa$5,786,21811Greg Kraft ($5.8M)
105Morehead State University$5,779,33401Josh Teater ($5.8M)
106Central Carolina Technical College$5,633,98111Tommy Gainey ($5.6M)
107University of Missouri$5,614,15122Peter Malnati ($4.9M)
108Utah State University$5,563,06511Jay Don Blake ($5.6M)
109East Central State College$5,259,16471Gil Morgan ($5.3M)
110United States Naval Academy$5,136,22911Billy Hurley III ($5.1M)
111Nassau Community College$5,069,58511Arjun Atwal ($5.1M)
112Missouri Western State University$4,990,73411Brice Garnett ($5.0M)
113Illinois State University$4,770,70551D.A. Weibring ($4.8M)
114State University of New York-Oswego$4,730,158121Wayne Levi ($4.7M)
115Georgia Southern University$4,660,56931Gene Sauers ($4.7M)
116Methodist University$4,012,67601Chad Collins ($4.0M)
117Kennesaw Junior College$3,827,401101Larry Nelson ($3.8M)
118Palm Beach State College$3,745,34551Ken Green ($3.7M)
119University of Iowa$3,582,26912Dave Rummells ($1.9M)
120University of Virginia$3,022,13601Denny McCarthy ($3.0M)
121Modesto Junior College$2,874,77111Matt Bettencourt ($2.9M)
122Old Dominion University$2,858,70311Jim McGovern ($2.9M)
123Stetson University$2,824,50401Sam Ryder ($2.8M)
124East Tennessee State Universit$2,822,41801Bobby Wadkins ($2.8M)
125Miami of Ohio$2,417,06011Bob Lohr ($2.4M)
126Texas Wesleyan University$2,410,79611Ian Leggatt ($2.4M)
127University of Central Oklahoma$2,174,37901Robin Freeman ($2.2M)
128Santa Monica Junior College$2,033,18732Mac O'Grady ($1.1M)
129Rollins College$2,018,01612Rob Oppenheim ($1.6M)
130Morgan State University$1,935,56631Jim Thorpe ($1.9M)
131University of Michigan$1,857,84222John Morse ($1.3M)
132University of Louisiana at Lafayette$1,848,21611Mike Heinen ($1.8M)
133College of the Desert$1,579,09031Jack Renner ($1.6M)
134Florida Gulf Coast University$1,528,26711Derek Lamely ($1.5M)
135North Texas State College$1,516,573172Don January ($1.1M)
136USC$1,265,188111Al Geiberger ($1.3M)
137St. Petersburg Junior College$1,123,03801Dick Mast ($1.1M)
138University of Chattanooga$1,056,50631Gibby Gilbert ($1.1M)
139San Fernando Valley State College$1,043,40311Rex Caldwell ($1.0M)
140James Madison University$906,92511Mark Carnevale ($907K)
141University of Tulsa$817,21121Ron Streck ($817K)
142Michigan State University$800,05612Ryan Brehm ($651K)
143Fresno State$780,74651Jerry Heard ($781K)
144Trinity University$750,73301Frank Conner ($751K)
145Bowling Green State University$682,51101Mike McCullough ($683K)
146Paine College$564,80901Jim Dent ($565K)
147Colorado School of Mines$515,45601Jim Knous ($515K)
148Oklahoma Christian University$435,79301Rhein Gibson ($436K)
149Ohio University$402,102111Dow Finsterwald ($402K)
150Memphis State University$386,08601Greg Powers ($386K)
151Iowa State University$335,74801Chris Baker ($336K)
152Texas Tech University$322,32011Jeff Mitchell ($322K)
153University of South Florida$318,77711Pat Lindsey ($319K)
154United States International University$275,82011Ernie Gonzalez ($276K)
155North Texas State University$199,93501Dwight Nevil ($200K)
156University of Wisconsin La Crosse$198,47711Don Iverson ($198K)
157Eastern New Mexico University$142,04511Steve Spray ($142K)
158Appalachian State University$82,78711Sam Adams ($83K)
159University of Utah$50,70721Bill Johnston ($51K)
160University of North Florida$19,03501Vince Covello ($19K)

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12 thoughts on “Which States (And Colleges) Have Earned Most Money On the PGA Tour?”

  1. You don’t have Arnold Palmer listed under Wake Forest BBut you have Jack for OSU?

    Will Zalitoris might be too new to the tour, but he should also be on the Wake list.

  2. This was fun to look at. Thanks. There are a few Sooners missing. Anthony Kim $12+, Martin Flores $5+, Hunter Haas nearly $2.


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