Golf is considered a game for the riches. And no surprises that it has the largest professional prospect in the developed countries like Japan, USA, United Kingdom, South Africa and Korea. Although golf is the 8th most popular sports in the world, but it has the most revenue generation and big prize money to the players. A player with the abilities like that of Tiger woods could easily become the richest athlete on the planet. Golf has a following of 450 million fans around the globe.