shadow

The winner of the 2014 Open Championship will win golf prize money of £975,000 from a total purse of £5,400,000

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews who run The Open Championship has published the golf prize money for this year’s tournament, confirmng there will be a total of £5,400,000 on offer to those taking part at the 143rd Open Championship, which will be played at Royal Liverpool (Hoylake) Golf Club between July 17-20, an increase of £130,000 for the prize fund.

With an increase of £30,000 to the Open Golf Purse compared to last year’s champion Phil Mickelson winner’s cheque, the winner will bank Open Golf earnings approaching a near-seven-figure sum as well as the famous Claret Jug.

2014 Open Golf Prize money
Place £ Place £
1 £975,000 36 £28,500
2 £560,000 37 £27,000
3 £360,000 38 £25,750
4 £280,000 39 £24,750
5 £225,500 40 £23,750
6 £195,500 41 £22,750
7 £167,000 42 £21,750
8 £141,500 43 £20,750
9 £123,500 44 £19,750
10 £113,000 45 £18,500
11 £101,500 46 £17,750
12 £90,500 47 £17,000
13 £84,500 48 £16,250
14 £79,000 49 £15,650
15 £74,000 50 £15,150
16 £67,500 51 £14,900
17 £64,500 52 £14,650
18 £61,500 53 £14,400
19 £59,000 54 £14,200
20 £56,500 55 £14,000
21 £53,500 56 £13,800
22 £51,000 57 £13,700
23 £48,500 58 £13,600
24 £46,000 59 £13,500
25 £44,000 60 £13,400
26 £42,000 61 £13,300
27 £40,500 62 £13,200
28 £39,000 63 £13,100
29 £37,500 64 £13,000
30 £36,000 65 £12,900
31 £34,500 66 £12,800
32 £32,500 67 £12,700
33 £31,500 68 £12,600
34 £30,500 69 £12,500
35 £29,500 70 £12,400
Open Golf Prize money shall be allocated only to professional golfers.
If more than 70 professional golfers qualify for the final two rounds, additional prize money will be added. Prize money will decrease by £100 per qualifying place above 70 to a minimum of £9,000.
Non-qualifiers after two rounds: Leading 10 professional golfers and ties £3,800; next 20 professional golfers and ties £3,100; remaining professional golfers £2,600.

Author

Graham J Gordon, The Editor and Owner, GolfblogspotUK

The GolfblogspotUK website is owned and run by former Walker Cup player and European Tour card holder, Graham J Gordon, from Scotland, the Home of Golf. The owner is a golf fanatic who had to retire early from competitive tour play due to a back injury that required surgery. Graham wishes to share his knowledge and own experiences of the game with the GolfblogspotUK community and to receive your feedback on all aspects of the sport. Graham has been playing the game for over 20 years and received a great deal of pleasure from the sport. He has met several friends and visited many different places around the world, thanks to playing the great game of golf. Time to put a little back into the game to help others.

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>