The first Major of the year has a purse of $11.5 million with $2 million going to the winner on Sunday
US Masters Prize Money
US Masters Prize Money 2019
The prize fund has been announced for the 2019 US Masters and it is a whopping $11.5 million.
For the first time the winner will receive over $2million – $2,070,000 to be precise – if you are unfortunate enough to come second you still walk away with over $1.2million in the bank.
Full US Masters Prize Money 2019 break down below
The remainder of the professional will receive cash prizes ranging downward from $28,290 depending on their scores.
Last year Patrick Reed took home $1,980,000 for his victory at Augusta, and this increase to $2million means that the Masters is not only a historic and prestigious place to play, it is also has the money to back it up!
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The Masters places second in terms of the four Majors total prize money, with the US Open offering the most with $12 million. Last year’s champion Brooks Koepka picked up a whopping $2.16 million as he claimed his maiden major title.
The Open Championship offers the least with just below the USPGA’s total prize pool – although that could change this year.
The first winner of the Masters back in 1934 was Horton Smith and he won $1,500 – while the first time the winner’s prize hit a million dollars was when Tiger Woods won the event back in 2001 – could he take home the first $2 million prize as well???
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