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