Jul 5th, 2016

Revealed: Cash rewards for players at this year's Open

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The Champion Golfer of the Year will win £1,175,000 at The 145TH Open at Royal Troon.

Revealed: Cash rewards for players at this year's Open

The R&A announced that the total prize money will be £6,500,000, an increase of £200,000 from last year’s Championship.

Martin Slumbers, Chief Executive of The R&A, said, “The Open is one of the world’s great sporting events and it is important that this is reflected in the prize fund. We want to continue to attract the world’s best golfers to compete in the Championship each year and to enhance its global appeal.”

Prize money

Place    £                                             Place    £

1          £1,175,000                             36        £34,000

2          £675,000                                37        £32,500

3          £433,000                                38        £31,000

4          £337,000                                39        £30,000

5          £271,000                                40        £28,750

6          £235,000                                41        £27,500

7          £201,000                                42        £26,250

8          £170,000                                43        £25,000

9          £149,000                                44        £23,750

10        £135,000                                45        £22,500

11        £122,000                                46        £21,500

12        £108,750                                47        £20,500

13        £102,000                                48        £19,500

14        £95,500                                  49        £18,700

15        £89,500                                  50        £18,300

16        £82,000                                  51        £17,900

17        £78,000                                  52        £17,500

18        £74,000                                  53        £17,250

19        £71,000                                  54        £17,000

20        £68,000                                  55        £16,750

21        £64,500                                  56        £16,500

22        £61,500                                  57        £16,300

23        £58,250                                  58        £16,200

24        £55,000                                  59        £16,100

25        £53,000                                  60        £16,000

26        £50,750                                  61        £15,900

27        £48,750                                  62        £15,800

28        £47,000                                  63        £15,700

29        £45,000                                  64        £15,600

30        £43,250                                  65        £15,500

31        £41,500                                  66        £15,400

32        £39,250                                  67        £15,300

33        £38,000                                  68        £15,200

34        £36,750                                  69        £15,100

35        £35,500                                  70        £15,000

Prize money shall be allocated only to professional golfers.

If more than 70 professional golfers qualify for the final two rounds, additional prize money will be added. Prize money will decrease by £100 per qualifying place above 70 to a minimum of £9,000.

Non-qualifiers after two rounds:  Leading 10 professional golfers and ties £4,625; next 20 professional golfers and ties £3,700; remaining professional golfers £3,100.

Related:

GolfPunk's amusing and very revealing course guide to Troon

Revealed: Cash rewards for players at this year's Open

TAGS:The Open 2016, Troon, Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods