Tuesday, March 19, 2019

PGA Golf 2019 Wyndham FedEx Cup $10 Million Prize Money Payouts Up for Grabs

Starting in 2019, the PGA Tour has instituted a new $10 million FedEx Cup points bonus pool that will be paid out to the top 10 players at the conclusion of the Wyndham Championship.  Here is a list of how the $10 million will be paid out to the top 10 players.


All the money listed here is only from the $10 million Wyndham Championship FedEx Cup bonus. The top 10 players in the FedEx Cup points standings at the conclusion of the 2019 season before the playoffs begin will split the $10 million as shown below.

The Wyndham Championship is the last PGA Tour event of the regular season before the playoffs begin. The Wyndham Championship is taking place this year from August 1-4, 2019.

The new $10 million bonus pool to be paid out after the Wyndham Championship is designed to get the top players to play in the Wyndham Championship to protect their shares of the $10 million bonus shown below before the FedEx Cup Playoffs begin the next week..

After the Wyndham Championship, the players begin playing in the FedEx Cup Playoffs where they will share in a $60 million dollar bonus pool. To see how the $60 million will be paid out see PGA Golf 2019 FedEx Cup Playoffs Prize Money Up for Grabs.



PGA Golf 2019 Wyndham FedEx Cup $10 Million Prize Money Up for Grabs



  • Winner - $2 million


The player who has the most FedEx Cup points at the end of the regular season, the conclusion of the Wyndham Championship, will earn a $2 million bonus. The $2 million is independent and separate from the $60 FedEx Cup million bonus pool.


  • 2nd place - $1.5 million



  • 3rd place - $1.25 million



  • 4th place - $1 million



  • 5th place - $900,000



  • 6th place - $800,000



  • 7th place - $750,000



  • 8th place - $700,000



  • 9th place - $600,000



  • 10th place - $500,000

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

ATP Tennis Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2019 Miami Open

The 2019 Miami Open tennis tournament for men players on the ATP circuit is taking place this week from March 18-31, 2019, on the outdoor hard courts at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park located in Key Biscayne, Florida. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the men and women tennis players at the 2019 Miami Open.


                         (Photo of Crandon Park Tennis Center by Alex Lee)

The Miami Open is a ATP Masters 1000 tournament which ranks just below the Grand Slam tournaments on both circuits. Total prize money up for grabs for the 2019 Miami Open is $9.35 million.

The prize money is not cumulative. Players only earn the amount shown for the last round they advance to.

The highest ranked men players in the 2019 Miami Open are Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Alexander Zverev and Dominic Thiem. John Isner at #9 is the highest seeded American player in the field this year.



ATP Tennis Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2019 Miami Open


  • Winners - $1.354 million


  • Runners-up - $686,000


  • Semifinalists - $354,000


  • Quarter-finalists - $182,000


  • Fourth Round - $91,205


  • Third Round - $48,775


  • Second Round - $26,430


  • First Round - $16,425


WTA Women's Tennis Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2019 Miami Open

The 2019 Miami Open tennis tournament for women players on the WTA circuit is taking place this week from March 18-31, 2019, on the outdoor hard courts at the Tennis Center at Crandon Park located in Key Biscayne, Florida. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the men and women tennis players at the 2019 Miami Open.


                         (Photo of Crandon Park Tennis Center by Alex Lee)

The Miami Open is a WTA Premier Mandatory tournament for the women players which ranks just below the Grand Slam tournaments. Total prize money up for grabs for the 2018 Miami Open is $9.035 million.

All prize money below is not cumulative. Players only earn the amount shown for the last round they advance to.

The highest ranked women tennis players in the 2019 Miami Open are Naomi Osaka, Simona Halep, Petra Kvitova and Sloane Stephens. Serena Williams is scheduled to play and she is ranked #10.



Women's Tennis Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2019 Miami Open


  • Winners - $1.354 million


  • Runners-up - $686,000


  • Semifinalists - $354,000


  • Quarter-finalists - $182,000


  • Fourth Round - $91,205


  • Third Round - $48,775


  • Second Round - $26,430


  • First Round - $16,425


PGA Web.com Golf Prize Money Up for Grabs 2019 Chitimacha Louisiana Championship

The 2019 Chitimacha Louisiana Championship golf tournament on the Web.com development tour for the PGA Tour is taking place this week from March 21-24, 2019, at the La Triomphe Golf and Country Club located in Broussard, Louisiana. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the Web.com players at the 2019 Chitimacha Louisiana Championship.



The Chitimacha Louisiana Championship on the Web.com Tour dates back to 1992. The best golfer to ever win this event is easy. Jimmy Walker, who won the 2016 PGA Championship for his first major, won this event in 2004.

This is the 6th Web.com event of 2019. Dou Zecheng from China, Rafael Campos from Puerto Rico, Mark Anderson from the USA, Michael Gligic from Canada and Mark Hubbard from the USA ware the five winners this year on this tour. 

Total prize money up for grabs at the 2019 Chitimacha Louisiana Championship is $550,000. The same amount of prize money as last year. 

Julian Etulain from Argentina won this Web.com event last year for his first career win outside of Latin America. Etulain is now playing on the PGA Tour where he's earned $250,000 so far this season.



PGA Web.com Golf Prize Money Up for Grabs at 2019 Chitimacha Louisiana Championship


  • Winner - $99,000


  • Second place - $59,400


  • Third place - $37,400 


  • Fourth place - $26,400


  • Fifth place - $22,000



LPGA Women's Golf Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2019 Bank of Hope Founders Cup

The 2019 Bank of Hope Founders Cup golf tournament for women players on the LPGA Tour is taking place this week from March 21-24, 2019, at the Wildfire Golf Club at JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa located in Phoenix, Arizona. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the women LPGA golfers at the 2019 Bank of Hope Founders Cup.



Total prize money up for grabs at the 2019 Bank of Hope Founders Cup is $1.5 million. The same amount of prize money that was up for grabs in this tournament last year. Inbee Park from South Korea is the defending champion.

As with most LPGA Tournaments the first place prize money in the 2019 Bank of Hope Founders Cup is set in stone at 15% of the total prize money. The rest of the prize money below the top spot can vary a little bit from what is shown based upon how many women make the cut. The more women who make the cut due to ties beyond 70 the less money each spot below the top spot will pay. The money below is based upon just 70 women making the cut.



LPGA Golf Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2019 Bank of Hope Founders Cup



  • Winner - $225,000


  • Second Place - $140,000


  • Third Place - $101,000


  • Fourth Place - $77,000


European Tour Golf Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2019 Maybank Championship

The 2019 Maybank Championship golf tournament on the European Tour is taking place this week from March 21-24, 2019, at the Saujana Golf and Country Club located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the European Tour players at the 2019 Maybank Championship.



The Maybank Championship was first played in 2016. Marcus Fraser from Australia was the inaugural winner followed by Fabrizio Zanotti in 2017 and Shubhankar Sharma in 2018. The Maybank Championship replaced the Malaysia Open which was played from 1962 to 2015, and was a European Tour event from 1999 to 2015.

Total prize money up for grabs at the 2019 Maybank Championship is $3.0 million. The same amount of prize money as last year.



European Tour PGA Golf Prize Money Up for Grabs at 2019 Maybank Championship


  • Winner - $500,000

The winner of the 2019 Maybank Championship will earn $500,000. As mentioned above, the winner of this tournament last year was Shubhankar Sharma from India.

  • Second place - $330,105

  • Third place - $185,982

  • Fourth place - $148,549

PGA Golf Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2019 Valspar Championship

The 2019 Valspar Championship golf tournament on the PGA Tour is taking place this week from March 21-24, 2019, on the Copperhead Course at the Innisbrook Resort and Golf Club located in the Tampa suburb of Palm Harbor, Florida. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the PGA golfers playing in the 2019 Valspar Championship.



The Valspar Championship dates back to 2000. Notable winner of this PGA Tour event include Jordan Spieth (2015), Jim Furyk (2010), Vijay Singh (2004) and K.J. Choi (2002, 2006) and Retief Goosen (2003, 2009), who jointly hold the record for most wins with two each. Tiger Woods has never won this event.

Total prize money up for grabs at the 2019 Valspar Championship is $6.7 million. That's up 3.1% over the $6.5 million that was up for grabs in this tournament last year.



PGA Golf Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2019 Valspar Championship 


  • Winner - $1.206 million

The winner of the 2019 Valspar Championship will earn a cool $1.170 million in prize money. That's up 3.1% over the $1.170 million in prize money that Paul Casey earned last year when he won this tournament.

  • Second place - $723,600


  • Third place - $455,600


  • Fourth place - $321,600


  • Fifth place - $268,000


  • Sixth Place - $241,200


  • Seventh Place - $224,500