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By Stephanie Wei under European PGA Tour

Lee and caddie Billy Foster joshing around

Coming off the “best golf” he’s ever played at last week’s Thailand Golf Champiomship, world No. 2 Lee Westwood admitted he believes golfers are overpaid, especially compared to  police officers and teachers (not to mention journalists), according to The Independent’s James Corrigan.

The Englishman, who surpassed Ernie Els on Sunday as the European Tour’s career-leading money winner, also points out that compared to pros in other sports, it isn’t so bad, especially since golfers don’t get paid if they play poorly.

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