The first Major of the year has a purse of $11.5 million with $2 million going to the winner on Sunday


US Masters Prize Money

The first Major of the Year is upon us in the form of the 2019 US Masters at Augusta National Golf Club.

US Masters Prize Money 2019

The prize fund has been announced for the 2019 US Masters and it is a whopping $11.5 million.

For the first time the winner will receive over $2million – $2,070,000 to be precise – if you are unfortunate enough to come second you still walk away with over $1.2million in the bank.

Full US Masters Prize Money 2019 break down below

1st $2,070,000
2nd $1,242,000
3rd $782,000
4th $552,000
5th $460,000
6th $414,000
7th $385,250
8th $356,500
9th $333,500
10th $310,500
11th $287,500
12th $264,500
13th $241,500
14th $218,500
15th $207,000
16th $195,500
17th $184,000
18th $172,500
19th $161,000
20th $149,500
21st $138,000
22nd $128,800
23rd $119,600
24th $110,400
25th $101,200
26th $92,000
27th $88,550
28th $85,100
29th $81,650
30th $78,200
31st $74,750
32nd $71,300
33rd $67,850
34th $64,975
35th $62,100
36th $59,225
37th $56,350
38th $54,050
39th $51,750
40th $49,450
41st $47,150
42nd $44,850
43rd $42,550
44th $40,250
45th $37,950
46th $35,650
47th $33,350
48th $31,510
49th $29,900
50th $28,980

The remainder of the professional will receive cash prizes ranging downward from $28,290 depending on their scores.

Last year Patrick Reed took home $1,980,000 for his victory at Augusta, and this increase to $2million means that the Masters is not only a historic and prestigious place to play, it is also has the money to back it up!

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The Masters places second in terms of the four Majors total prize money, with the US Open offering the most with $12 million. Last year’s champion Brooks Koepka picked up a whopping $2.16 million as he claimed his maiden major title.

The Open Championship offers the least with just below the USPGA’s total prize pool – although that could change this year.

The first winner of the Masters back in 1934 was Horton Smith and he won $1,500 – while the first time the winner’s prize hit a million dollars was when Tiger Woods won the event back in 2001 – could he take home the first $2 million prize as well???

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