Luxurious homes and fortunes of golf ambitions when they join LIV

It’s the competition that started a civil war in professional golf.

Funded by the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, organizers Golf Leaf Series She pledged $2 billion in a new project that, not surprisingly, has upset many golfers — despite being run by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the man the CIA believes ordered. Assassination of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018.

Some of the big names – Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Sergio Garcia and others – have already taken this step, Cost them their place on the PGA Tour even as they were Part of the US Open this weekend. Other notable players, including Ricky Fowler and Bubba Watson, are Rumored to join LIV soon.

New reports claim that four-time Grand Slam winner Brooks Koepka (whose younger brother, Chase, has already signed on to LIV) could switch as well. If so, he would almost certainly get as much, if not more, than any player thus far.

The quantities were eye catching. Mickelson is said to have been paid $200 million, and Johnson is reported to have struck a $125 million deal with LIV. Even this lower number is more than Tiger Woods has achieved in his career award.

But not everyone is tempted.

For players like Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy, jumping ship is a sign of that Little more than naked greed. “I just don’t see the value of smearing a reputation for the extra millions,” He suggested.

For golfers who have jumped ship, this is clearly not a problem.

The only question is, really, will they have enough money?

Mickelson missed the US Open loss this week, but he can console himself with his Aston Martin.
Mickelson missed the US Open loss this week, but he can console himself with his Aston Martin.
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Phil Mickelson

Net worth before LIV?: $400 million

Total PGA Tour earnings: $95 million

Liv deal: $200 million

despite of Describing his Saudi salaries as “intimidating”, Mickelson is still partnering with LIV in the biggest deal yet seen in the breakaway competition.

It’s some payday for the 52-year-old, especially since he’s remained for the player he was before.

But he will definitely keep him in the lifestyle he is accustomed to.

From Bentley Continentals to Aston Martins, Mickelson has always loved the finer things in life — he even owned a $40 million Gulfstream V, before selling it in 2019.

But it’s his left-field purchases that give a better view of what he’s doing with the millions. Not only does Mickelson – who lost his approval with the likes of Workday, KPMG, Heineken and Callaway in the wake of his comments about Saudi Arabia – own a piece of meteorite that crashed in Argentina in the 1930s, but he also has the skull of a Tyrannosaurus rex, dubbed “The coolest thing I’ve ever had. “

He and his wife, Amy, and their three children live in a $7 million mansion in Rancho Santa Fe, California, but will soon move into a home that Mickelson built on Jupiter Island, Florida, where it will include neighbors Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan and Dustin Johnson

But there may be another reason to snatch Mickelson’s money.

In a new biography of the player, Phil: The Rip-Roaring (and Unauthorized!) The biography of golf’s most colorful star, Author Alan Shipnock revealed that the golfer bet an estimated $40 million between 2010 and 2014.

He wrote: “Mickelson’s love of gambling is fundamental to understanding his style of playing as a golfer.” “It may also explain the Saudi lure.”

Johnson and his wife, Paulina Gretsky, live in a $14 million mansion—with private berths for the two yachts—on the exclusive Jupiter Island in Florida.
Johnson and his wife, Paulina Gretsky, live in a $14 million mansion—with private berths for the two yachts—on the exclusive Jupiter Island in Florida.
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Dustin Johnson

Net worth before LIV: $50 million

Total PGA Tour earnings: $74.2 million

Lev deal: $125-150 million

Sports industry experts, Sportco, have ranked Dustin Johnson third after Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson as the highest-paid golfer, and the 37-year-old is estimated to have earned $40.8 million between June 2020 and May 2021 — a number that includes about $16 million from Appearance fee. , sponsorship and endorsement with the likes of TaylorMade, RBC, Perfect Practice and BodyArmor.

And he definitely loves spending his money.

In November 2021, Johnson and his comrades 33-year-old wife, Polina Gretsky, who shares two young sons, has moved into a $14 million Florida mansion in the exclusive Admiral Bay on Jupiter Island. The 10,134-square-foot home includes an infinity-edge pool and private moorings for two yachts: the 41 Bahama and the 76 Viking Sportfish valued at $4 million.

In 2018, Johnson’s agent, David Winkle, revealed that the player is obsessed with designer clothes.

“He probably has 30 suits that cost three, four, five thousand dollars each,” he said. Golf.com. Prada, Dolce & Gabbana, you name it.

The King of bling also owns hundreds of pairs of Adidas sneakers and 15 Hublot watches — some of which he undoubtedly got thanks to an endorsement deal — but admitted in 2021 that he still had “a few more in store that I need to pick up over.”

DeChambeau's controversial Dallas home boasts a trick-or-treat room.
DeChambeau’s controversial Dallas home boasts a trick-or-treat room.
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Bryson DeShampoo

Net worth before LIV: $10 million

Total PGA Tour earnings: $26 million

LIV fee: $100 million

While Dustin Johnson said he moved to LIV for his family, Bryson DeChambeau admitted that he was “Business decision, first of all– which is as close as anyone can say that he does it only for the money.

It’s not like he’s missing a few cents.

for him Huge house in Dallas, TexasFeaturing a full gym, a spacious game room for playing FortNite and a state-of-the-art golf simulator where he can hone his swing. The 28-year-old, who is dating Sophia Valen Bertolami, is considering building a driving range and a multi-sports complex for baseball, basketball, and tennis on a 52-acre plot.

As one of the most notable games, And controversialPlayers, DeChambeau has certainly tapped into his profile, striking deals with Bose, Rolex, Bentley and NetJets.

He also had a lucrative deal with Rocket Mortgage but they I got rid of DeChambeau because of the recent controversy.

“Bryson has been elected to join the LIV Golf Series,” a company statement read. Effective immediately, Rocket Mortgage has terminated its sponsorship agreement with Bryson.

Garcia is traveling on his $4,000, $22 million Hawker private jet, like the one above, long enough for poses to practice.
Garcia is traveling on his $4,000, $22 million Hawker private jet, like the one above, long enough for poses to practice.
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Sergio Garcia

Net worth before LIV: $70 million

Total PGA Tour earnings: $54 million

Liv’s Deal: Undisclosed

Sergio Garcia may have 11 PGA Tour wins to his name, but the Spaniard hasn’t had a top 20 in a major since “El Niño” won his main and only 2017 Masters title.

But as a Ryder Cup legend, he Perhaps I accepted his chance to lead the European team Farewell.

However, it will pay off in an event that is not nearly as competitive as the PGA Tour and yet is significantly more lucrative.

Garcia’s personal portfolio includes homes in Orlando, Florida; the Swiss ski resort of Crans-Montana; His hometown is in Castellón, Spain; and a new 11,000-square-foot mansion he just bought in Austin, Texas. He is married to his wife Angela and has two children.

With his holdings spread so widely, Garcia is fortunate that Garcia also owns the $22 million Hawker 4000 business jet with an aisle long enough to practice laying down when he’s in the air.

He once told Business Jet Traveler, “A plane to me is like someone else’s car going to work.”

“Mr. Ryder Cup” Poulter has owned an impressive car collection over the years, with 14 rare Ferraris, including the one above, plus two Mercedes and a Porsche.
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Ian Poulter

Net worth before LIV: $60 million

Total PGA Tour earnings: $27.9 million

LIV Fee: $20-30 million

Ian Poulter may not have won a major title in his 27-year professional career, but to European golf enthusiasts, he will always be known as “Mr. Ryder CupAfter some unforgettable performances at the event.

Since moving to the United States in 2005, the Englishman has amassed nearly $30 million in PGA Tour earnings alone. His endorsements with the likes of Mastercard, Mutual of Omaha, and Nikon helped boost his net worth to $60 million.

His mansion—shared with his wife Katie and their four children—on a golfers’ course in Lake Nona, Florida, meanwhile, isn’t so much a family home as it is his car showroom. Collection of luxury and classic cars.

At one point, Poulter reportedly owned 14 rare Ferraris, as well as a Mercedes-AMG GTS, a Mercedes G63, a Ford G, and a Porsche 911 GT2.

At least, LIV funds will come in handy for stocking cabinets.

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