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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Players Championship purse Jumped to $20M, Richest event in PGA history

2022 The Players Championship purse bumped to $20 million, Richest event in PGA Tour in Golf history.



 The Players Championship purse has now doubled in a mere six years.

 The PGA Tour will raise The Players purse to $20 million beginning next year in 2022, with the winner earning $3.6 million share. 


 The Players Championship purse was $10 million in 2015, 

was bumped to $10.5 million for 2016 and 2017, and 

the Purse $11 million in 2018, 

 and to $12.5 million in 2019. 


 The Tour then raised it again to $15 million for 2020-21 year, 


with Justin Thomas won the 2021 TPC & earning $2.7 million winners share

The Players Championship 2022 purse will be $3.6 million next year’s winner will takes home was more than the total purse in 1997.




The Players Championship Purse Evolution, Prize money, winners share payout through the Years since 1974...




First year, 1974: $250,000 purse, $50,000 to the winner.

First Players at TPC Sawgrass, 1982: $500,000 purse, $90,000 to the winner.

First million-dollar purse, 1987: $1 million purse, $180,000 to the winner.

Jumping past $2 million, 1993: $2.5 million purse, $450,000 to the winner.

Drive for five, 1999: $5 million purse, $900,000 to the winner.

First year in May, 2007: $9 million purse, $1.62 million to the winner.

Cracking eight figures, 2014: $10 million purse, $1.8 million to the winner.

Back to March, 2019: $12.5 million purse, $2.25 million to the winner.

The big 1-5, 2021: $15 million purse, $2.7 million to the winner.

20 in 2022: $20 million purse, $3.6 million to the winner.





Golf Major championships (last year’s payouts),  Prize money, winners share payout in 2020 season.




Masters 2020: $11.5 purse, $2,070,000 to the winner.

PGA Championship2020: $12 million purse, $2,16 million to the winner.

U.S. Open 2020: $12.5 million purse, $2.25 million to the winner.

British Open 2020: $11.5 purse, $2,070,000 to the winner....



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