Open Championship 2016: Total Purse, Winner’s Share & Prize Money

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The winner of the 2016 Open Championship will leave Royal Troon with one Claret Jug and one very large paycheck.

The total prize money for the third major of the year stands at £6.5 million, a £200,000 increase from last year’s tournament, while the winner is set to receive £1.175 million, which is up from Zach Johnson’s £1.15 million in 2015.

Here’s a complete look at the prize money breakdown and payouts:


2016 Open Championship Prize Money Breakdown

Breakdown per TheOpen.com. You can click here for a pounds-to-dollars conversion calculator

1st: £1.175 million ($1.544 million)

2nd: £675,000 ($886,798)

3rd: £433,000 ($568,864)

4th: £337,000 ($442,752)

5th: £271,000 ($356,041)

6th: £235,000

7th: £201,000

8th: £170,000

9th: £149,000

10th: £135,000

11th: £122,000

12th: £108,750

13th: £102,000

14th: £95,500

15th: £89,500

16th: £82,000

17th: £78,000

18th: £74,000

19th: £71,000

20th: £68,000

21st: £64,500

22nd: £61,500

23rd: £58,250

24th: £55,000

25th: £53,000

26th: £50,750

27th: £48,750

28th: £47,000

29th: £45,000

30th: £43,250

31st: £41,500

32nd: £39,250

33rd: £38,000

34th: £36,750

35th: £35,500

36th: £34,000

37th: £32,500

38th: £31,000

39th: £30,000

40th: £28,750

41st: £27,500

42nd: £26,250

43rd: £25,000

44th: £23,750

45th: £22,500

46th: £21,500

47th: £20,500

48th: £19,500

49th: £18,700

50th: £18,300

51st: £17,900

52nd: £17,500

53rd: £17,250

54th: £17,000

55th: £16,750

56th: £16,500

57th: £16,300

58th: £16,200

59th: £16,100

60th: £16,000

61st: £15,900

62nd: £15,800

63rd: £15,700

64th: £15,600

65th: £15,500

66th: £15,400

67th: £15,300

68th: £15,200

69th: £15,100

70th: £15,000

Note: If more than 70 players make the cut, additional prize money will be added. For players who don’t make the cut: the Top 10 will receive £4,625, the next 20 will receive £3,700 and the rest will receive £3,100.

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John harte

Do the joint place getters receive an equal share of the prize money for the place listed,ie 5th place( 3joint scores),$353.000