The Forbes Rich List is about as official as it gets when it comes to gauging the wealth of the world's highest paid athletes and this year Rory McIlroy comes in as the top earning golfer.

Rory McIlroy earnings
Rors and Steph.  Worth 100 mill between them!

Rory McIlroy sits tied 6th on the list with the Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck at $50 million, ahead of Steph Curry of the NBA's Golden State Warriors.

Rors income is divided into $16 million earned on course and $34 million off it as opposed to Luck whose split is $47 million on the field and $3 million off it.

The list is calculated from June to June each year.

Cristiano Ronaldo tops the list at $93 million.

Other golfer to feature include Phil Mickelson in 12th with $43.5 million, Tiger Woods at No. 17 on $37 million in endorsements.

Here's a grab of the top 10.
Forbes rich list



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