The Most Popular Golf Swing Video on YouTube

According to research by Brandwatch, more than 1.9 BILLION people log into YouTube every month.

Thanks to the platform’s popularity, uploaded videos have the potential to be worth THOUSANDS of pounds – especially if they have a high view count or engagement rate. decided to experiment with this concept to determine the most popular golf swing video on YouTube* – and the video earning the most money!

In fact, through golf swing video analysis, was able to find out the estimated total earnings** of 30 YouTube clips featuring the world’s greatest golfers!

THE RESULTS: The most popular golf swing video on YouTubeand the video earning the most money!


Golf clubs at the ready… Professional golfer Sergio Garcia takes the number one spot, with an almost perfect golf swing video!

This is probably due to the nature of Garcia’s most-viewed YouTube video. In the clip recorded at Bay Hill, Garcia can be seen making an extraordinary one-handed shot from a TREE.

So far, this video has been viewed 8,917,464 times, which gives it an estimated worth of £12,582.


In second place is Tiger Woods, showing off golf drivers in a montage of the top-10 shots of his career on the PGA tour. This clip has been viewed over 8 million times and is worth an estimated £11,535.

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Ranking in third is a slow motion clip of Luke Donald taking a swing. (4,191,568 views/£5,914.)

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Followed by Ben Hogan in fourth place (4,038,316 views/£5,698) and Rory McIlroy (2,352,587 views/£3,319) in fifth.

HOWEVER, at the other end of the scale, is Babe Zaharias in last place.

The most-viewed golf swing video of multi-talented American athlete Babe Zaharias is estimated to be worth just £36 on YouTube. Followed by clips of Walter Hagen (33,986 views/£48) and Gene Sarazen (35,908 views/£50.)

If this golf blog has inspired you to grab your golf clubs and head to the green, you might want to check out the new golf drivers on the market this year!

Feature image credit: Shutterstock/OtmarW

Blog Methodology:

*Video views taken from YouTube represent live data and are subject to change.

**Data for this blog was obtained on 09/03/20. 30 YouTube videos  of golfing greats taking a swing or sharing their swing secrets were run through Influencer Marketing Hub’s YouTube Money Calculator.

The Influencer Marketing Hub calculates estimated total earnings in four ways: CPM vs CPC, Estimated Gross Earnings Per 1,000 Views, Estimated Earnings Per Subscriber and Estimated Variance Based on Video Engagement. More information can be found here:

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