LIV Golfer Talor Gooch NOT Happy His $4 Million In Winnings Were Cut In Half

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LIV golfer Talor Gooch took home a victory in Adelaide, Australia last month after shooting 19-under over the three-day event.

The 31-year-old Oklahoma native ended up winning by three strokes over Anirban Lahiri despite shooting 1-over on the final day.

It was the first of two straight tournament wins for the member of the Range Goats GC. He also won in a playoff over Sergio Garcia at LIV Golf Singapore last week.

Each of those wins on the LIV Golf tour paid Talor Gooch $4 million in prize money.

Unfortunately for Gooch, he only saw about half of that money after his win in Adelaide.

During a recent appearance on the Fore The People podcast, he revealed that he actually only took home $2.1 million – and he still has to pay taxes on that in the United States.

“It was a little bit disheartening seeing 47 and a half percent because Australian taxes [do] not enter the account,” said Gooch.

“It comes, you know, almost it sometimes it’s like 48 hours, but it’s usually 24 hours after it direct deposit hits. It was a big one this last week, but yeah, it sucked that 47 and a half percent was withheld for Australian taxes, unfortunately.”

“I am by no means complaining, but the four [million], once you cut it all up, let’s just say that it’s lot less than four.”

Gooch will probably be okay, though. Through 13 LIV Golf starts (two wins), Talor has earned $19 million in prize money (before taxes), or $1.46 million per start.

By comparison, Tony Finau, who WON the PGA Tour’s Mexico Open at Vidanta on Sunday, earned $1.386 million. Third-place finisher Brandon Wu earned $531,300, while the three players who tied for fifth earned $284,900.

Next up for Talor Gooch will be a return to his home state with the LIV Golf tournament at the Cedar Ridge Country Club in Tulsa on May 12 through 14 where he will try to win $4 million for the third tournament in a row (before taxes).

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