How much does the Players Championship winner get paid?
Back in 2019, The Players Championship upped its purse to a record-setting $12.5 million, with the winner, Rory McIlroy, pocketing a cool $2.25 million. Two years later, the purse jumped up again to $15 million, and Justin Thomas took home $2.7 million for his heroic victory. But The Players isn’t slowing down.
What is the Players Championship purse for 2022?
In 2022, the purse for The Players Championship is set at a record $20 million. The golfer who conquers TPC Sawgrass this week will receive a whopping $3.6 million, which is by far the biggest payout in PGA Tour history. Not even major championships can compete with the Tour’s flagship event.
How much of the purse does a PGA Tour winner get?
With the purse determined, now we know how much of the purse a PGA Tour winner gets. In most PGA Tour events, the winner earns 18 percent of the PGA Tour total prize-money payout. On a $10 million purse, that’s $1.8 million.
How much did the PGA Tour pay at the Jacksonville Open?
At $20 million, it was a $5 million bump from last year’s edition and easily the biggest individual event purse in the history of golf. It’s nearly double any of the four major championship purses, which means there was a lot to play for this week in Jacksonville, Florida, even for golfers who were not in the hunt for the victory at TPC Sawgrass.