HOPE ISLAND golfer Adam Scott has claimed the crown as Queensland’s richest sports star.
Despite being knocked from his number one ranking, Scott seems to be doing just fine, bringing in $17 million over the past year.
That brings his overall wealth to around $50 million.
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Experts say it’s due to Scott’s brand appeal, with Mercedes Benz and Rolex backing the Gold Coaster with sponsorship’s after last year’s US Masters victory.
Other Gold Coasters on the list include pro surfers Joel Parkinson, Mick Fanning and Stephanie Gilmore.
Suns star Gary Ablett appeared at 12th on the list.