What is the purse at the British Open Championship?
Purses on the PGA Tour have exploded over the past few years, and that’s exactly the case for the Open Championship this year. The R&A has set the purse for the British Open at a whopping $14 million, which is the largest in tournament history.
How much money does the winner of a major golf tournament get?
The U.S. Open had the largest purse among the four majors, paying out $17.5 million and $3.15 million to the winner. The runner-up at this year’s Open will also clear over a million, with a paycheck of $1.455 million. Below is the payout breakdown and winner’s share.
How much money does the winner of the women’s British Open get?
The winner on Sunday at Muirfield will earn a check for $1.095 million for her victory. Slumbers noted the increase was a 26 percent bump from last year’s overall purse of $5.8 million. It’s also 125 percent more than the purse for the championship only four years ago, when $3.25 million at Royal Lytham & St. Annes
How much money does the winner of the Open 2019 get?
At $11.5 million expected in prize money, that number is up from the $10.5 million paid out in 2019. How much money does the winner get? The winner will take home $2.07 million, marking the first time The Open will give a prize larger than $2 million.