Tiger Woods (Eldrick Tont Woods) is one man who has made Golf much more popular than it earlier was. In the 20 years of his professional career, Woods has emerged out as the most successful Golfer of all time. In fact, he is also amongst the top paid athletes in the world.
According to Forbes Magazine, Out of the $43.3 Million that Tiger made in the last year, $42 Million came from brand endorsements. Here is a list of all the brands that have contributed towards this massive sum of money.
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In 2016, Tiger Woods signed a multi-year contract to play Bridgestone balls. The agreement allows Tiger to help in the development of balls.
2. Full Swing
Full Swing is a leader in cutting-edge indoor golf simulation technology. In 2015, Tiger Woods became an ambassador of this brand.
3. Hero MotoCorp
In December 2014, Indian Company Hero MotoCorp signed a 4-year endorsement deal with Tiger Woods which was worth almost $36 Million.
4. Vantelin Kowa
Tiger Woods signed an endorsement deal with Japanese pharmaceutical brand Vantelin Kowa in 2011.
5. Monster Energy
Monster Energy and Tiger Woods joined hands in 2016. The brand’s logo also appears on Tiger’s Golf Kit.
Nike first signed a sponsorship deal with Tiger Woods in 1996. Despite many ups and downs, the two have managed to continue this relationship.
7. PGA Tour
PGA Tour is the organizes the main professional golf tours in the United States and North America. Tiger has been associated with the brand for a long time now.
Tiger signed an equipment contract with TaylorMade in January 2017. As per the deal, Tiger uses TaylorMade’s driver, fairway woods, irons, and wedges.
9. Upper Deck
Tiger Woods became an exclusive spokesman and autograph signer for Upper Deck in 2001. The brand stood by Tiger even when he was at a professional low.