Except that he’s not really poor at all – he made $45.5 million last year.
A bit less than his peak $100 million a year, but not too shabby.
What’s surprising is that Tiger hasn’t won a major for nine years or any tournament for four years.
Yet he still makes $45.5 million a year from endorsements.
Which makes you think that maybe golf’s sponsors don’t find the current winners worth spending a lot on.
If they did, they’d be spending their money on the current crop of champions, not a guy whose last major title was won in 2008.
It reinforces the view that celebrity is nowadays worth more than merit.