If we see the (PDC) world rankings its Michael van Gerwen who is currently leading the rankings. He won most of the tournaments in year 2017. van Gerwen made almost £1.7 million from the tournaments prize money. Checkout the other players who made big money from their performances in dart competition.
|Players||Earnings||Summary (2017 Tournament Wins)|
|Michael van Gerwen||£1.7 million||Winner 2017 (World Dart Championship, European Championship, Premier League Darts)|
|Peter Wright||£730,020||Runner-up in (World Matchplay), (Premier League Darts)|
|Gary Anderson||£701,750||Runner-up in (The Masters, Champions League)|
|Daryl Gurney||£399,250||Winner of World Grand Prix 2017, Semi finalist (UK Open)|
|Phil Taylor||£399,250||Winner of World Matchplay 2017|
|Adrian Lewis||£385,500||The Masters (Semi finalist), World Matchplay semi finalist|
|Mensur Suljović||£362,000||2017 Champions League Darts Winner|
|Dave Chisnall||£347,500||PDC World Championship Quarter Finalist|
|Raymond van Barneveld||£317,750||World Cup of Darts winner (Netherlands Team)|
|Michael Smith||£306,250||European Championship Quarter Finalist|
|Simon Whitlock||£305,250||World Grand Prix 2017 (Runner-up)|
|James Wade||£294,750||PDC World Championship Quarter finalist in 2017|
|Jelle Klaasen||£293,500||Reached 4th Round of UK Open 2017|
|Benito van de Pas||£275,000||World Grand Prix 2017 (Quarter Finalist)|
|Alan Norris||£260,250||UK Open Semi Finalist|
|Ian White||£253,250||UK Open Quarter Finalist|
|Kim Huybrechts||£252,250||PDC World Cup of Darts (Semi Final)|
#1: Michael van Gerwen: Earnings (£1.7 million): Major Wins (World Dart Championship)
Michael van Gerwen the dutch darts player have a great season in 2017. He won three major championship in darts calendar (World Dart Championship, European Championship and Premier League Darts). Received big prize money from all three events.
#2: Peter Wright: Earnings (£730,020): Major Wins (UK Ope 2017)
Peter Wright only made a big impact after winning the (UK Open 2017) after defeating the Wales competitor (Gerwyn Price) in the final. As winner he received the prize money (£70,000) from competition and (£55,000) after losing the final of World Matchplay 2017.