Top 10 Richest Female Golfers in the World 2016

It’s not just the top male professional golfers who are raking it in. Female golfers who reach the top of their game can also expect a hefty payday.It’s a well-known fact that there is serious money in professional golf, but being a golfer is a bit like being an entrepreneur. You have to perform well not just because it’s your job to, but because you won’t earn any money and won’t be able to continue to perform at all if you don’t.There are many top golfers in the world in women category , but the leading lady is non other then Inbee Park . She is little fat but complete genius in birdies . The girl who is chasing her is non other then Susan Peterson and Lewis Stacy.Well we have collected some data about their winning career prize money and earnings throughout the year.

Top 10 Richest Female Golfers in the World 2016

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Karrie Webb :-  (Australia)

Karrie Webb

  • Career Prize Money :- $14,863,331

Karrie Ann Webb  (born 21 December 1974) is Australia’s most successful female professional golfer, and one of the greatest players in the history of women’s golf. She plays mainly on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour and also turns out once or twice a year on the ALPG Tour in her home country. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame. She has 40 wins on the LPGA Tour, more than any other active player.

  • Born: December 21, 1974 (age 39), Ayr, Australia
  • Height: 1.68 m
  • Parents: Rob Webb, Evelyn Webb
  • Awards: Best Female Golfer ESPY Award
  • Nominations: Laureus World Sports Award for Sportswoman of the Year, Best Female Athlete ESPY Award

Lorena Ochoa :-  (Mexico)

Lorena Ochoa

  • Career Prize Money :- $14,863,331

Lorena Ochoa Reyes is a Mexican professional golfer who played on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour from 2003 to 2010, and was the top-ranked female golfer in the world for over three years, from April 2007 to her retirement in May 2010.

  • Born: November 15, 1981 (age 32), Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Height: 1.68 m
  • Spouse: Andrés Conesa (m. 2009)
  • Education: University of Arizona
  • Parents: Marcela Reyes, Javier Ochoa
  • Siblings: Alejandro Ochoa

Cristie Kerr :- (USA)

Cristie Kerr

  • Career Prize Money :- $14,368,457

Cristie Kerr is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour. She has 16 wins on the LPGA Tour, including two major championships, and over $13 million in career earnings.

  • Born: October 12, 1977 (age 36), Miami, Florida, United States
  • Weight: 63 kg
  • Height: 1.60 m
  • Spouse: Erik Stevens (m. 2006)
  • Education: Miami Sunset Senior High School
  • Awards: Best Female Golfer ESPY Award

Juli Inkster :-  (USA)

Juli Inkster

  • Career Prize Money :-  $13,442,946

Juli Inkster (born June 24, 1960) is an American professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour. With a professional career spanning 29 years to date, Inkster’s 31 wins rank her second in wins among all active players on the LPGA Tour; she has over $13 million in career earnings. She also has more wins in Solheim Cup matches than any other American, and is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame.

  • Born: June 24, 1960 (age 53), Santa Cruz, California, United States
  • Height: 1.70 m
  • Spouse: Brian Inkster (m. 1980)
  • Education: San Jose State University
  • Children: Hayley Inkster, Cori Inkster
  • Awards: Best Female Golfer ESPY Award

Se Ri Pak :- (South Korea)

Se Ri Pak

  • Career Prize Money :- $11,815,527

Se-Ri Pak ( born 28 September 1977) is a South Korean professional golfer on the LPGA Tour. She was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in November 2007. Pak turned professional in 1996, a year before she moved to the United States as a 20-year-old.In 1996 and 1997, she won six tournaments on the LPGA of Korea Tour. Pak joined the LPGA Tour full-time for the year 1998, crowning her rookie season with victories in two majors: the McDonald’s LPGA Championship and U.S. Women’s Open.

At just 20 years of age, she became the youngest-ever winner of the U.S. Women’s Open. About.com writes that “Pak won a 20-hole playoff for that victory, making that tournament – at 92 holes in length – the longest tournament ever in women’s professional golf.” Four days after the U.S. Women’s Open win, Pak shot a then-LPGA record 61 during the second round of the Jamie Farr Kroger Classic.She won the Rolex Rookie of the Year award for that season.

  • Born: September 28, 1977 (age 36), Daejeon, South Korea
  • Height: 1.68 m
  • Weight: 67 kg
  • Parents: Joon Chul Pak, Jeong Suk Kim
  • Awards: Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year
  • Nominations: Best Female Golfer ESPY Award

Paula Creamer :-  (USA)

Paula Creamer

  • Career Prize Money :- $9,594,379

Paula Creamer is an American professional golfer on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour. As a professional, she has won 12 tournaments, including 10 LPGA Tour events. Creamer has been as high as number 2 in the Women’s World Golf Rankings.

  • Born: August 5, 1986 (age 27), Mountain View, California, United States
  • Height: 1.75 m
  • Weight: 59 kg
  • Nationality: American
  • Education: Foothill High School
  • Parents: Paul Creamer, Karen Creamer

Suzann Petersen :-  (Norway)

Suzann Petersen

  • Career Prize Money :- $9,368,341

Suzann Pettersen (born 7 April 1981) is a Norwegian professional golfer. She plays mainly on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour, and is also a member of the Ladies European Tour. Her career best world ranking is second and she has held that position several times, most recently from August 2011 until February 2012.

  • Born: April 7, 1981 (age 32), Oslo, Norway
  • Height: 1.73 m
  • Weight: 68 kg
  • Parents: Mona Pettersen, Axel Pettersen
  • Nominations: Best Female Golfer ESPY Award

Meg Mallon :-  (USA)

Meg Mallon

  • Career Prize Money :- $9,051,459

Meg Mallon is an American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1987 and won 18 LPGA Tour events, including four major championship, during her caree.

  • Born: April 14, 1963 (age 50), Natick, Massachusetts, United States
  • Height: 1.68 m
  • Education: Ohio State University, Mercy High School
  • Nominations: Best Female Golfer ESPY Award

Yani Tseng :-  (Taiwan)

Yani Tseng

  • Career Prize Money :- $8,971,242

Yani Tseng ( born 23 January 1989) is a Taiwanese professional golfer playing on the U.S.-based LPGA Tour. She is the youngest player ever, male or female, to win five major championshipsand was ranked number 1 in the Women’s World Golf Rankings for 109 consecutive weeks from 2011 to 2013.

  • Born: January 23, 1989 (age 25), Guishan, Taoyuan
  • Nationality: Taiwanese
  • Height: 1.68 m
  • Parents: Mao Hsin Tseng, Yu-Yun Yang
  • Nominations: Best Female Golfer ESPY Award, more

Inbee Park :-  (South Korea)

Inbee Park

  • Career Prize Money :- $7,724,343.00

Inbee Park is a South Korean professional golfer who plays on the LPGA Tour and the LPGA of Japan Tour. Since 15 April 2013, she has been the number one ranked player in the Women’s World Golf Rankings.

  • Born: July 12, 1988 (age 25), Seoul, South Korea
  • Weight: 65 kg
  • Height: 1.68 m
  • Education: Kwangwoon University, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Nominations: Best Female Golfer ESPY Award

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