Masters Tournament purse breakdown: A look at the winner's share

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Augusta National Golf Club’s green jacket isn’t the only prize that awaits the winner of this year’s Masters Tournament in Georgia.

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The first of golf’s four annual major tournaments, the Masters purse this year climbed to $11.5 million from $11 million last year. The tournament’s prize pool ranks among the most lucrative offered on the PGA Tour.

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Tiger Woods, the winner of this year’s Masters, will receive a record payout of more than $2 million. The 2018 champ, Patrick Reed, received a $1.98 million share. The runner-up will receive $1.242 million. Each of the tournament’s top 24 finishers earned at least $100,000 while players who miss the cut after the first two rounds still receive $10,000 each, according to PGA.com.

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A full breakdown of last year’s top prize money payouts can be viewed below.

Champion: $2.07 million

Runner-up: $1.242 million

Third place: $782,000

Fourth place: $552,000

Fifth place: $460,000

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