Are golfers overpaid?


You make the call. Choose one of these Top 20 earners in golf from Bankrate.com’s list of the highest-paid professional golfers worldwide, and see how ordinary purchases affect their bank accounts compared to an average $30,000-a-year consumer.

Source: Golf Digest
Earnings from 2006 include winnings and endorsements
 
Select a player:

Income: $98,941,827 a year
Product
At this price*
Seems to cost:
House
$275,000.00
$83.38
Car
$20,000.00
$6.06
Laptop
$2,000.00
$0.61
Stereo system
$300.00
$0.09
Hotel room
$100.00
$0.03
Good meal
$40.00
$0.01
Average meal
$10.00
$0.00
Big Mac
$2.00
$0.00
Slurpee
$1.00
$0.00
* Relative price of products
 
 
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