See much each player took home at PGA West

Jon Rahm has done it again! The Spaniard saw off Davis Thompson by one shot at PGA West to win The American Express and land a fourth victory in six starts. With the victory, Rahm continued his phenomenal form and moved up to World No 3 – behind only Scottie Scheffler and Rory McIlroy. Keep scrolling to see the 2023 The American Express prize money…

The American Express

Part of the PGA Tour’s ‘West Coast Swing’, The American Express was established in 1960 as the Palm Springs Desert Golf Challenge. The tournament was originally a five-round pro-am, first won by Arnold Palmer.

Between 1965 and 2012, the event was known as the Bob Hope Classic. In the 2000s, the event had been failing to attract quality fields, due mostly to the five-round format. Upon becoming the Humana Challenge in 2012, the tournament was quickly reduced to the four rounds in 2012.

Sponsored by The American Express since 2020, the even is now a pro-am staged over three different courses at the PGA West resort in La Quinta, California. In 2022, So how much will each player win? Here’s the full The American Express prize money breakdown…

2023 The American Express prize money

The total purse for The American Express was $8 million with the Rahm taking home a whopping $1,440,000. Below is the prize money payout for each placed finisher at PGA West…

Winner: $1,440,000 – Jon Rahm
2: $872,000 – Davis Thompson
T3: $472,000 – Chris Kirk, Xander Schauffele
5: $328,000 – Taylor Montgomery
T6: $252,400 – JT Poston, Matti Schmid, Robby Shelton, Erik van Rooyen
T11: $171,600 – Sam Burns, Garrick Higgo, Scottie Scheffler, Patton Kizzire
T16: $134,000 – Tony Finau, Danny Lee
T18: $110,000 – Jason Day, Harry Higgs, Sungjae Im, Adam Hadwin
T22: $80,400 – Alex Smalley, Harrison Endycott, Keith Mitchell, Si Woo Kim
T26: $58,400 – Patrick Cantlay, Thomas Detry, Justin Rose,  Matthias Schwab, Cameron Young
T32: $46,700 – Dylan Wu, Ben Griffin, Tom Hoge, Brendan Steele
T36: $38,080 – Will Zalatoris, Eric Cole, Austin Cook, Stephan Jager, Andrew Putnam
T41: $26,924 – Tyler Duncan, Scott Piercy, Byeong Hun An, Stewart Cink, Trevor Werbylo, Zach Johnson, Harry Hall, Justin Lower, Sebastian Munoz
T50: $19,880 – Aaron Baddeley, Wyndham Clark, Denny McCarthy, Beau Hossler
T54: $18,400 – Rickie Fowler, Joseph Bramlett, Russell Knox, Dean Burmester, Justin Suh, Vincent Norrman, Kevin Tway, Sahith Theegala
T62: $17,520 – Martin Laird, Zecheng Dou, Anders Albertson
T65: $17,120 – Davis Riley, Ryan Armour
67: $16,880 – Sam Stevens
68: $16,720 – Andrew Landry
69: $16,560 – Paul Haley II

2022 prize money

Purse: $7,600,000
Winner: $1,368,000 (Hudson Swafford)

2021 prize money

Purse: $6,700,000
Winner: $1,206,000 (Si Woo Kim)

2020 prize money

Purse: $6,700,000
Winner: $1,206,000 (Andrew Landry)

The American Express prize money

2019 prize money

Purse: $5,900,000
Winner: $1,062,000 (Adam Long)

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