“Behind the Scenes: Scottie Scheffler’s Caddy Out-Earns Rory McIlroy in 2024”

Scottie Scheffler is playing so well that his caddy is making more money than world number 2 Rory McIlroy this season.

Ted Scott and Scottie Scheffler won the prestigious title of The Masters together

According to Forbes, Rory McIlroy ranks 15th among the highest-paid athletes in the world in 2023. Northern Irish golfer, who won 4 major titles and won the PGA Tour 24 times, so , it will be difficult to accept this “painful truth”.

Just over a month ago, Ted Scott, Scottie Scheffler’s caddy, earned $850,000 in just eight days, which at the time was more than world No. 2 Rory McIlroy earned in 2024.

Especially after Scheffler’s recent The Masters and RBC Heritage championships and 2nd place at the Houston Open, Ted Scott is expected to receive a total of 1.8 million USD, if the caddy compensation rate is 10% according to The practice remains the same.

This is a large amount of money in the first 4 months of the year for most golfers, and it also “beats” many famous golfers, including world number 2 Rory McIlroy. The Northern Irish golfer has earned $1.7 million since the beginning of the year, more than enough to have a comfortable life, but not enough to surpass Scheffler’s “right hand man”.

Scott used to caddy for many stars such as Bubba Watson, Grant Waite, Paul Azinger or Olin Browne, but Scheffler was the most “profitable”.

After breaking up with Watson, the man almost retired in 2021. But a call from Scheffler began the most fulfilling partnership of Scott’s career.

Since taking over Scheffler’s bag of clubs at the end of 2021, Scott’s estimated earnings are expected to be around $5 million. Along with his players, Scott has won four The Masters championships, sharing two with Scheffler and two with Watson.

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

© 2024 DailyNews - WordPress Theme by WPEnjoy