Here's how the purse compares to previous years

Women’s golf has been given another significant boost as KPMG and the PGA of America have doubled the Women’s PGA Championship prize money since last year. The record purse now represents the second largest in the women’s game, behind only the $10 million offered by the US Women’s Open.

2022 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship prize money

The purse for the 2022 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship stands at $9 million, with the winner taking home $1.35 million.

The prize money for the third major of the year is now 300% higher than it was in 2014 – one year before KPMG and the PGA of America partnered with the LPGA Tour to take on the event. Here is the breakdown of the purse for 2022:

Purse: $9,000,000
Winner: $1,350,000
2nd: $833,214
3rd: $604,438
4th: $467,580
5th: $376,350
6th: $307,921
7th: $257,742
8th: $225,812
9th: $203,002
10th: $184,752

And here is how the 2022 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship prize money compares to previous years…

2021
Purse: $4,500,000
Winner: $675,000 (Nelly Korda)

2020
Purse: $4,300,000
Winner: $645,000 (Kim Sei-Young)

2019
Purse: $3,850,000
Winner: $577,000 (Hannah Green)

2018
Purse: $3,650,000
Winner: $547,000 (Park Sung-hyun)

2017
Purse: $3,500,000
Winner: $525,000 (Danielle Kang)

2016
Purse: $3,500,000
Winner: $525,000 (Brooke Henderson)

2015
Purse: $3,500,000
Winner: $525,000 (Inbee Park)

2014
Purse: $2,250,000
Winner: $337,500 (Inbee Park)

2013
Purse: $2,250,000
Winner: $337,500 (Inbee Park)

2012
Purse: $2,500,000
Winner: $375,000 (Shanshan Feng)

2011
Purse: $2,500,000
Winner: $375,000 (Yani Tseng)

2010
Purse: $2,250,000
Winner: $337,500 (Cristie Kerr)

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