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Want to make a living in sport? Take up golf

Although the European season isn’t over yet, there are already 143 men who have won at least $1 million in prize money this year on golf’s PGA Tour in the US and the European Tour. The 24-year-old American Justin Thomas tops the PGA Tour money list for 2017 with $9.9 million from competing in 25 events and winning five titles. By contrast, 49 men have won at least $1 million on tennis’ ATP World Tour this season. Reigning French Open and US Open champion Rafael Nadal leads the money list with $12.6 million in on-court earnings. Roger Federer may have won 19 tennis grand slam titles – the most out of anyone in the men’s game – and a whopping $109,853,682 in prize money, yet he still trails 14-time