What was the purse the last time St George’s hosted the open?



What was the purse the last time St George’s hosted the open?

It’s no surprise that there wasn’t a lot of money on the line in the early years of St. George’s hosting the Open. But it is interesting to see that the purse has nearly doubled since the last time the English course hosted the major. 1894: £100 ($137)/£30 (J.H. Taylor)

How has the purse changed since the last time the open?

It’s no surprise that there wasn’t a lot of money on the line in the early years of St. George’s hosting the Open. But it is interesting to see that the purse has nearly doubled since the last time the English course hosted the major.

How big is the prize money purse at the US Open?

It’s the biggest prize money purse at the US Open to date, crossing the $60-million mark for the first time. But while the Grand Slam-leading figure is newsworthy enough, it’s the way the prize money is being distributed that is more intriguing.

What is the prize money at the 2019 US Open?

OK, a lot of money. Earlier this month, the R&A announced it was increasing the overall prize money payout for this year’s Open by $1 million, raising the overall purse to $11.5 million.