Greg Norman sold the idea of “generational wealth” to not only Cameron Smith but every player he’s tried to lure to his LIV Golf League.
It was a promise the Australian great delivered on according to business magazine Forbes’ annual athlete rich list, with Smith raking in an eye-watering $110m in the past 12 months, rocketing him into the top 20.
The 29-year-old Queenslander was one of 12 golfers, including seven of Norman’s LIV players, who made the top 50, a massive rise from just three 12 months ago thanks predominantly to massive upfront sign-on fees and the huge cash purses they have been playing for.
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It’s been reported that Smith was paid $140m for joining LIV, which he did after winning the 2022 British Open.
Two LIV players, Dustin…