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How much does each PGA Tour star take home from East Lake?

 

It’s the end of the PGA Tour‘s FedEx Cup Playoff events – so what is the Tour Championship prize money and how much does each player take home from East Lake Golf Club?

The 2023 Tour Championship, with the top 30 players from the PGA Tour season, has a bonus pool of $75 million. The winner of the Tour Championship earns $18 million and wins the FedEx Cup.

The prize money breakdown is just one feature of the tournament that reaches the crescendo of the FedEx Cup.

The likes of Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy, Jon Rahm, Tommy Fleetwood, Patrick Cantlay, Viktor Hovland and Collin Morikawa survived the BMW Championship and now they are vying for glory in Georgia.

Here’s the full breakdown for the PGA Tour Championship prize money, and keep scrolling for historical winners’ cheques…

2023 Tour Championship prize money

Win: $18 million

2: $6,500,000

3: $5,000,000

4: $4,000,000

5: $3,000,000

6: $2,500,000

7: $2,000,000

8: $1,500,000

9: $1,250,000

10: $1,000,000

11: $950,000

12: $900,000

13: $850,000

14: $800,000

15: $760,000

16: $720,000

17: $700,000

18: $680,000

19: $660,000

20: $640,000

21: $620,000

22: $600,000

23: $580,000

24: $565,000

25: $550,000

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26: $540,000

27: $530,000

28: $520,000

29: $510,000

30: $500,000

What about the Tour Championship money payout from previous years? Here is the total purse and the winner’s share from historical tournaments…

2022

Winner: $15,000,000 (Rory McIlroy)

2021

Winner: $15,000,000 (Patrick Cantlay)

2020

Winner: $15,000,000 (Dustin Johnson)

2019

Winner: $15,000,000 (Rory McIlroy)

2018

Purse: $9,000,000
Winner: $1,620,000 (Tiger Woods)

2017

Purse: $8,750,000
Winner: $1,575,000 (Xander Schauffele)

2016

Purse: $8,500,000
Winner: $1,530,000 (Rory McIlroy)

2015

Purse: $8,250,000
Winner: $1,485,000 (Jordan Spieth)

2014

Purse: $8,000,000
Winner: $1,440,000 (Billy Horschel)

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