We’re only a few days away from the start of the 2017 Tour Championship and anticipation is building into a fever pitch for this prestigious PGA Tour event. Considering that the Tour Championship is one of the most important tournaments on the golfing calendar, it stands to reason that this FedEx Cup finale is bound to reward its golfers in a more handsome manner than the other tour stops on schedule. Exactly how much cash is at stake in Atlanta this week? Let’s all find out below.
And for an in-depth look at the upcoming action on the greens, check out our complete preview of the 2017 Tour Championship right after this.
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2017 Tour Championship Purse Breakdown
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The Total Payout
There is money to be made at East Lake. Just like the first three FedEx Cup Playoff events, the 2017 Tour Championship boasts a total purse of $8.75 million, with a hefty $1.575 million of that pot going to the eventual champion. That’s great news for this week’s field considering the total payout last year amounted to only $8.5 million.
To put into perspective the difference in prize money, defending champion Rory McIlroy pocketed $1.53 million in cash winnings last year. That’s $45,000 less than the amount the Tour champion will receive this year. Finishing second in this event ain’t bad either with the runner-up receiving a cash payout of $945,000.
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