Golf might be a highly-paying sport, but there are several more opportunities and sources of income for professional players today. Along with earning millions of dollars as prize money from tournament victories, golfers also make tons of money from sponsorship deals and brand endorsements. Moreover, LPGA Tour star, Lexi Thompson, recently signed a deal with a leading private jet company along with a few other famous sports stars!
EMCJET proudly announces Lexi Thompson as its newest partner
With a remarkably successful career in golf, Lexi Thompson continues to be one the world’s biggest golfers! With several tournament victories on the LPGA Tour, the golf star has made a unique name for herself in the field. And being extremely famous among her fans, the golfer is signed with numerous sponsors and brands as their representative!
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Thompson has been working with famous brands and leading companies including Rocket Mortgage, Bentley, ROLEX, Bridgestone Golf, Life Fitness, and many more. However, she recently signed a deal with a giant aviation venture, EMCJET.
The company recently posted pictures of its newest partners on Instagram. Other than Lexi Thompson, they signed deals with various other golfers including Abraham Ancer, C.T. Pan, Max McGreevy, Stephan Jaeger, and Doug Ghim. Moreover, there are several other athletes in partnership with the company including Grand Prix champion Fernando Alonso along with F4 Spanish winner Nikola Tsolov. As per Investing.com, EMCJET’s parent company, EMC Corporation, has a market cap of $56.85B as of today. And it justifies that Thompson is probably receiving a pretty decent amount of money for her partnership with the brand.
Thompson currently counts as one of the richest female golfers of all time. According to celebritynetworth.com, the golf star has a current net worth of $2 million. Along with her tournament victories, Thompson earns a major chunk of her income from her brand endorsements. Her success stories on the LPGA Tour include her victories at numerous events including Dubai Ladies Masters in 2011, and the 2014 Kraft Nabisco Championship, along with eight LPGA Tour wins!
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As per records, the golfer earned around $12,414,244 from 228 events that she played. The player currently ranks as the 10th player on the all-time career earnings list on the LPGA Tour. However, things have been pretty dry in her career for the past few years except for her victory at the 2022 Aramco New York event. But her recent partnership with such a successful company shows that she still holds a strong image among her fans!
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