The disc sports world’s highest-paid athlete is Paul McBeth.
In 2008, McCbeth played 29 professional events and won the Professional Disc Golf Association’s (PGDA) Male Rookie of the Year Award.
The achievement was impressive for a young disc golfer, but it was only the beginning for McBeth.
As a result, McBeth made history by winning the PGDA World Championship four years in a row; in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. Aside from winning four consecutive world championships, he won it again in 2019, bringing his total to five.
McBeth won all five major tournaments in the world of disc golf during his career, including a World title, a Grand Slam, and the United States Disc Golf Championship (USDGC).
With McBeth receiving the PDGA Male Player of the year award three years consecutively (2013, 2014, 2015) and holding the record for the highest PDGA rating ever held by a player (1060) only to later break it himself by getting an even higher rating (1061).
Paul McBeth Earnings and Net Worth
There is no doubt that the level of success achieved by Paul McBeth in the world of disc golf didn’t come without a taste of fame and more importantly, fortune. Paul McBeth earned an impressive $11,852.50 in his very first year as a professional disc golf player.
In the present day, the estimated net worth of Paul McBeth is $10 million. The majority of his income comes from sponsorships. The majority of his income comes from sponsorships.
Approximately $600.000 is his total career winnings.
Having won 111 total career events, five World Championships, 11 Majors, and 20 National Tour events, McBeth’s net worth keeps rising as does his trajectory.
Famously, however, Paul McBeth has earned plenty of fame to allow himself to participate in brand endorsements and sponsorships, which makes up his remaining net worth.
While McBeth was sponsored by Innova Champion Discs from 2005 until 2018, he announced in 2019 a sponsorship agreement with Discraft that will last until 2023. Discraft has been in the business of disc sports since 1978.
Discraft already has a Paul McBeth signature series of discs available for purchase on their website, including “ESP Buzzz Paul McBeth Signature Series”, “Titanium Undertaker Paul McBeth Signature Series”, and “ESP Avenger SS Paul McBeth Signature Series” etc. This deal is sure to prove lucrative for McBeth.
About Paul McBeth
The California native was born on July 9, 1990 in Huntington Beach. Apparently, he showed a proclivity for the game from an early age and started playing it at an early age.
He learned the game from his father. Hannah Croke (now Hannah McBeth) was proposed to by Paul McBeth in April 2017. Their wedding took place in December 2018. The couple are 30 years old.
With no intention of retiring early in the future, he remains a regular name in the sport.