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A Tour Pro's Nest Egg

How much do PGA Tour players get when their careers are over? The figures might surprise you

The stroke that brought Vijay Singh's $10.9 million 2004 season nearer to the $22.5 million Manny Ramirez earned playing for the Boston Red Sox or the $20 million Shaquille O'Neal made from the Miami Heat didn't happen on the golf course.

It came from a pen in a boardroom at PGA Tour headquarters back in 1983.