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2017 PGA Tour Championship Purse and Prize Money Breakdown

2017 PGA Tour Championship Purse and Prize Money Breakdown

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

*Find the complete list of the 2017 Tour Championship betting lines HERE!

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.

The Breakdown

Finish Payout Amount
1st $1,575,000
2nd $945,000
3rd $595,000
4th $420,000
5th $350,000
6th $315,000
7th $293,125
8th $271,250
9th $253,750
10th $236,250
11th $218,750
12th $201,250
13th $183,750
14th $166,250
15th $157,500
16th $148,750
17th $140,000
18th $131,250
19th $122,500
20th $113,750
21st $105,000
22nd $98,000
23rd $91,000
24th $84,000
25th $77,000

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Written by Joel