Monday, August 29, 2016

PGA Golf Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2016 Deutsche Bank Championship

The 2016 Deutsche Bank Championship FedEx Cup playoff PGA golf tournament is taking place this week from September 2-5, 2016, at the TPC Boston private golf club located in Norton, Massachusetts. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the PGA golfers to win at the 2016 Deutchse Bank Championship.



The Deutsche Bank Championship is the second of the four FedEx Cup PGA golf playoff tournaments that will determine the winner of the 2016 FedEx Cup and the rich $10 million bonus prize money. The Deutsche Bank Championship has been played on the PGA Tour since 2003 and been the first playoff tournament in the FedEx Cup since its inception in 2007. 

Only the top 100 players in the FedEx Cup standings can play in the 2016 Deutsche Bank Championship this week. The Deutsche Bank Championship has a 36-hole cut to the top 70 players plus ties. Only the top 70 players based upon FedEx Cup points will move on next week to play in the third playoff tournament at the BMW Championship.

Since the FedEx Cup Playoffs were started in 2007, only Vijay Singh in 2008 and Henrik Stenson in 2013 won the Deutsche Bank Championship and went on to win the FedEx Cup. Of note to PGA golf fans, the Deutsche Bank Championship starts on Friday and ends on Monday - Labor Day.

Total prize money up for grabs at the 2016 Deutsche Bank Championship is $8.5 million. That is up 3% over the $8.25 million that was up for grabs in this playoff tournament last year. 

  • Winner - $1.53

The winner of the 2016 Deutsche Bank Championship will earn a very cool $1.53 million. That is up 3% over the $1.485 million that Rickie Fowler (pictured above) earned last year when he won the Deutsche Bank Championship.

  • Second place - $918,000

Second place is worth $918,000 at the Deutsche Bank Championship in 2016. That is up 3% over the $891,000 that Henrik Stenson earned when he finished alone in 2nd place in this tournament last year. 

  • Third place - $578,000

Third place at the Deutsche Bank Championship is worth $578,000 in 2016. That is up 3% over the $561,000 that Charley Hoffman earned when he finished alone in 3rd place at this tournament last year.

  • Fourth place - $408,000

Fourth place is worth $408,000 at The Barclays in 2016. Patrick Reed, Jim Furyk, Matt Jones, Sean O'Hair and Hunter Mahan split $1.56 million with each player earning $311,025 when they all tied for 4th place here last year.

  • Fifth place - $340,000

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