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Rory McIlroy will become the second golfer ever to win the money titles on both the PGA and European Tour, taking home $8.0M in the U.S. and currently having $4.7M in earnings with three tournaments left in the Race to Dubai. McIlroy would match the feat completed last season by Luke Donald, who won the PGA Tour money title with $6.7M and the European Tour title with $6.8M. McIlroy finished second in Europe last season with $5.1M in on-course earnings. Tiger Woods last won the PGA Tour money title in ’09, and has won it four times in the past decade (THE DAILY).PGA TOUR, EUROPEAN TOUR MONEY LEADERS TRENDYRPGA TOURWINNINGSEUROPEAN TOURWINNINGS'12Rory McIlroy$8.0MRory McIlroy*$4.7M'11Luke Donald$6.7MLuke Donald$6.8M'10Matt Kuchar$4.9MMartin Kaymer$5.7M'09Tiger Woods$10.5MLee Westwood$5.4M'08Vijay Singh$6.6MRobert Karlsson$3.5M'07Tiger Woods$10.9MJustin Rose$3.7M'06Tiger Woods$9.9MPadraig Harrington$3.2M'05Tiger Woods$10.6MColin Montgomerie$3.6M'04Vijay Singh$10.9MErnie Els$5.2M'03Vijay Singh$7.6MErnie Els$3.8M
NOTE: * = There are three tournaments left on the European Tour, but McIlroy holds a $1.3M lead over Peter Hanson.