Who Are Some of the Top Earners in the LPGA?


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Some of the top earners of the 2014 LPGA Tour included Stacy Lewis, Inbee Park and Lydia Ko. At the completion of the first 11 tour events, each of the trio also remained among the top five money leaders for the 2015 season.

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Who Are Some of the Top Earners in the LPGA?
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Since making her debut on the circuit in 2009, the American Lewis has garnered 11 career titles and 81 top-10 finishes. Lewis' $2,539,039 across 28 events was tops in 2014, and she has earned at least $9 million over her career, as of May 2015.

The South Korean Park generated earnings of $2,226,641 from 23 events in 2014. Since her debut in 2007, her career proceeds total at least $10,761,245, thanks largely to 14 career victories and 71 top-10 finishes.

Ko's fantastic 2014 rookie campaign boasted $2,089,033 in revenue from the 26 events in which she participated, good for third-best overall. Through the first one-third of the 2015 tour, the New Zealand native has garnered $915,051, tops among LPGA Tour players.

Swedish player Annika Sorenstam is the all-time money leader in LPGA history, taking home more than $22 million during her career before retiring in 2008. The second- and third-highest earners of all-time are Australian Karrie Webb and American Christie Kerr, who placed eighth and 15th in 2014 earnings, respectively.

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