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Arnold Palmer Net Worth

Arnold Palmer Net Worth

Net Worth: $675 Million

Statistics
  • Source of Wealth Golf, Business
  • Age Deceased at 87 years old on 2016-09-25
  • Birth Place Latrobe, Pennsylvania
  • Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)
  • Marital Status Married (Kathleen Gawthrop)
  • Full Name Arnold Daniel Palmer
  • Nationality American
  • Date of Birth September 10, 1929
  • Weight 185 lbs (84 kg )
  • Occupation Golfer, Businessman
  • Education Wake Forest University
  • Children 2 (Peggy, Amy)
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About Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer was a world famous golf immortal and sportsman. He was a highly-successful business executive, skilled aviator, prominent advertising spokesman, talented consultant and golf course designer. His devotion to the family and down to earth nature made him one of the most accessible and popular public figures in history with a net worth of $675 million.

During the tremendous golf boom at the end of the 20th Century, his success and popularity grew to new heights. He became the winner of the U.S. Amateur Championship in 1954. The National Associated Press poll recognized him as the “Athlete of the Decade” in the 1960s. The famous golfer became the champion in 92 professional competitions here and abroad. From 1960 to 1963, he landed 29 of his titles and collected almost $400,000 which was a huge amount back then.

This period was the start of his rapidly growing business interest. Palmer was with the efforts and guidance of his business manager who was the late Mark McCormack. He had a wide-ranging organization. Arnold became the president of Arnold Palmer Enterprises. It was a multi-division structure that encompassed most of his global commercial activity. He got involved in aviation and automobile service firms for a long time and became a car dealership’s principal owner in his hometown, Latrobe.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Arnold Palmer's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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Earnings 2017 N/A
Sale of Asset Feb. 2017

Sale of the pair of winged-tip FootJoy shoes worn by Arnold Palmer in the 1958 Masters

$66,000
Earnings 2013 $55 Million
Earnings 2011 N/A
Event 2011

Foreign/International/Non-Tour U.S. Earnings

$2,520,000
Event 2011

Senior PGA Tour U.S. Earnings

$2,280,000
Event 2011

Regular PGA Tour U.S. Earnings

$2,130,000
Event 2011

Total Competitive Earnings (Excludes pro-ams, skins games)

$6,920,000
Earnings 1993 $1 Thousand
Earnings 1991 $7 Thousand
Earnings 1989 $2 Thousand
Earnings 1987 $1 Thousand
Earnings 1985 $3 Thousand
Earnings 1984 $2 Thousand
Earnings 1983 N/A
Event Mar. 1983

Senior PGA Tour U.S. Earnings

$16,000
Earnings 1982 N/A
Event Feb. 1982

Senior PGA Tour U.S. Earnings

$6,000
Earnings 1981 N/A
Event Mar. 1981

Senior PGA Tour US Earnings

$81,000
Earnings 1980 N/A
Event Mar. 1980

Senior PGA Tour US Earnings

$16,000
Earnings 1979 N/A
Event Mar. 1979

Senior PGA Tour US Earnings

$9,000
Earnings 1978 N/A
Event Feb. 1978

Senior PGA Tour US Earnings

$27,000
Earnings 1977 N/A
Event Jun. 1977

Senior PGA Tour US Earnings

$21,000
Earnings 1976 N/A
Event Feb. 1976

Senior PGA Tour US Earnings

$17,000
Earnings 1975 N/A
Event Mar. 1975

PGA Tour Earnings

$59,000
Earnings 1974 N/A
Event Feb. 1974

PGA Tour Earnings

$32,000
Earnings 1973 N/A
Event May. 1973

PGA Tour Earnings

$87,000
Earnings 1972 N/A
Event Feb. 1972

PGA Tour Earnings

$81,000
Earnings 1971 N/A
Event Apr. 1971

PGA Tour Earnings

$162,000
Earnings 1970 N/A
Event May. 1970

PGA Tour Earnings

$100,000
Earnings 1969 N/A
Event Jan. 1969

PGA Tour Earnings

$95,000
Earnings 1968 N/A
Event Mar. 1968

PGA Tour Earnings

$87,000
Earnings 1967 N/A
Event Jan. 1967

PGA Tour Earnings

$184,000
Earnings 1966 N/A
Event Apr. 1966

PGA Tour Earnings

$110,000
Earnings 1965 N/A
Event Mar. 1965

PGA Tour Earnings

$57,000
Earnings 1964 N/A
Event Jan. 1964

PGA Tour Earnings

$113,000
Earnings 1963 N/A
Event Feb. 1963

Regular PGA Tour U.S. Earnings

$128,000
Earnings 1962 N/A
Event May. 1962

Regular PGA Tour U.S. Earnings

$81,000
Earnings 1961 N/A
Event May. 1961

Regular PGA Tour U.S. Earnings

$61,000
Earnings 1960 N/A
Event Feb. 1960

Regular PGA Tour U.S. Earnings

$75,000
Earnings 1959 N/A
Event Feb. 1959

Regular PGA Tour U.S. Earnings

$42,000
Earnings 1958 N/A
Event Feb. 1958

Regular PGA Tour U.S. Earnings

$42,000
Earnings 1957 N/A
Event Aug. 1957

Regular PGA Tour U.S. Earnings

$27,000
Earnings 1956 N/A
Event Feb. 1956

Regular PGA Tour U.S. Earnings

$16,000
Earnings 1955 N/A
Event Feb. 1955

Regular PGA Tour U.S. Earnings

$7,000
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