The Players Championship increases purse to $15 million ; winner takes home $2.7 million . SAN DIEGO — The PGA Tour is raising the prize money at The Players Championship to $15 million , making it the largest purse in golf unless any of the majors decide to up the ante this year.
Collin Morikawa United States
1. Winners of PGA Tour events since last Players. Pan Cheng-tsung (2) and Tiger Woods (2,4,6,9) did not play. Past champions in the field.
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Tiger Woods , a two-time winner of THE PLAYERS Championship , announced via agent Mark Steinberg on Friday he will not tee it up at next week’s tournament at the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass. Woods personally informed PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan of the decision before news broke on Friday.
Players 2020: Breaking down the richest prize money payout in PGA Tour history Masters: $11.5 million total/$2.07 million winner. PGA Championship: $11 million/$1.98 million. Open Championship: $10.75 million/$1.935 million.
No, professional golfers do not make money or get paid if they miss the cut . One exception would be if a player received an appearance fee to play in the event. They would obviously receive that money regardless of performance. Originally Answered: Do pro golfers get paid if they miss the cut ?
Bobby Jones, who won the pre-Masters era Career Grand Slam once, and is the only golfer all -time to have won four majors in the same calendar year .
Official World Golf Rankings
|1||D. Johnson Dustin Johnson||463.54|
|2||J. Rahm Jon Rahm||328.72|
|3||J. Thomas Justin Thomas||334.56|
|4||R. McIlroy Rory McIlroy||143.43|