The Highest Paid Athletes of 2019

Phil Mickelson – $48.4 Million

Phil Mickelson has been a great golfer for a very long time. As good as he is at golf , though, he may be an even better pitchman. Lefty has never wanted for endorsement deals.

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During 2019, the golfer took home his 44th career PGA Tour win and won a total of $12.4 million in prize money. He also endorsed a number of companies and was paid a whopping $36 million as a product sponsor.