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Report: Tiger richest athlete in history

Updated: October 2, 2009, 12:40 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Tiger Woods hit another milestone over the weekend.

But his most recent record wasn't set on the golf course but, rather, should have a positive effect on his bank account.

The $10 million bonus Woods received by winning the FedEx Cup title makes him the first athlete to earn $1 billion, Forbes.com reported.

Woods had earned $895 million going into 2009, according to Forbes.com. Adding the $10.5 million in prize money from this season, the FedEx bonus and more than ...

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