With his win this week at the Wachovia Championship, Tiger Woods surpassed the $4 million mark for the eighth straight year. And it's only May!
It's unquestioned that Tiger Woods has had a dramatic effect on the game, and certainly on the money list. Though you can ask the old codgers about the days winning barely paid for the gas to the next tournament, the modern-day PGA professional must make over half a million dollars just to keep his Tour card!
The money list is one of the few stats that measure actual performance on the course. It's also one of the few areas in which we can statistically and visibly see Tiger's effect on the game of golf.
Let's have a look.