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It’s hard to believe that any member of the PGA or European Tour needs a second line of work or income. After all, Henrik Stenson earned more than $16 million on the PGA TOUR in 2013. He also won the Race to Dubai, just to pad his bank account by an even further $5.538 million. Ian Poulter earned $1.7 million in 16 events on the PGA TOUR, not including his season ending bonus from the FedExCup. Just in case that wasn’t going to make due, he supplemented his income with approximately $4.25 million from the Euro Tour. Good work if you can get it as they say. Completely performance base pay, so no telling what next year brings. Yet, its doubtful anyone will be passing the hat around for either of these gentlemen as Poulter has career earnings form the Euro Tour of more than $28 million and Stenson nearly $21 million. Keep in mind both of these guys have pension plans too!

Neither will look a gift horse in the mouth as SiriusXM announced Stenson and Poulter have joined SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio (channel 93 on XM, channel 208 on Sirius Premier). Each will host an exclusive series airing in 2014. Both players will give listeners an insider’s perspective as they prepare for tournaments, and will discuss equipment, courses around the world, their competitors in the field and the headline news happening in the world of golf. An announcement with more details, including both shows’ launch dates and airtimes, will be made in the coming weeks.

"This has been an incredibly thrilling year for me, truly a dream season," said Stenson.  "I'm looking forward to being on SiriusXM and sharing my thoughts on golf and my unique experiences around the world.  It will be fun to bring my listeners along for the ride and give them an unvarnished look at life on and off the course."

"Those who know me know I've never been shy about sharing my opinions," said Poulter.  "Now to have my own national radio show on SiriusXM will be great fun. We'll cover all sort of topics from golf to fashion to Ferraris, and we’ll dive into my other interests off the course too, like Formula One and my favorite football club, Arsenal."

“Henrik and Ian are two of the brightest stars in professional golf,” said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM’s President and Chief Content Officer. “Henrik’s 2013 season was one of the biggest success stories in all of sports, and Ian’s consistent success and his clutch Ryder Cup play, not to mention the colorful hues of his wardrobe and his penchant for social media, have made him a fan favorite. We’re very excited to welcome them to SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio, where they’ll offer our listeners unique and enlightening insights into the TOUR and their lives.”