The PGA Tour is headed down to Cromwell, Connecticut this week for the Travelers Championship following a memorable trip to Harbour Town, where Webb Simpson won the RBC Heritage. Money will surely be flying around again at the end of this upcoming tournament with over $7 million in total prizes to be distributed to qualified players. That big hitters are going to be the top contenders for the biggest share of the purse, including Rory McIlroy, Justin Thomas, Justin Rose, Bryson DeChambeau, and Brooks Koepka. Chez Reavie is the defending champion in this tournament, though, he priced +12500 to win it again this year. View our predictions for who will win the 2020 Travelers Championship, but first have a look at the purse and prize money distribution below.
Updated Purse and Prize Money Breakdown for the Travelers Championship PGA Golf Tournament Running from June 25 to 28, 2020
Where: TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, CT
When: June 25-28 2020
TV Broadcast: ESPN/CBSS
The Total Payout – $7,400,000
When Reavie won last year’s edition of the Travelers Championship by four strokes, he instantly became richer by $1.296 million. The champion of the tournament this year will take home more than that, as the total purse is now thicker by $200,000. Since 2012, the total purse for the Travelers Championship has gradually gone up. The first time it hit the $7 million mark was in 2018, when Bubba Watson pocketed $1.260 million. With the dizzying amount of money to be won in this event, it’s easy to forget the fact that it started with just $15,000 in purse total back in 1952. That year, Tedd Kroll won the tournament and went home with $2,400.
The Complete Breakdown
Using the the PGA Tour committee formula to determine the distribution of prizes, here’s how much the players inside the top 10 of the 2020 Travelers Championship golf tournament will get.
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