Wednesday, September 14, 2016

PGA Golf FedEx Cup Prize Money Up for Grabs for Players in 2016

The 2016 FedEx Cup Playoffs will conclude this week with the playing of the 2016 Tour Championship. There is a lot of money on the line for the players and to show golf fans just how much money here is a list of the 2016 FedEx Cup prize money up for grabs in 2016.


                                            (Photo by Steve Burns)

All the money listed here is just for the FedEx Cup. Players earn this bonus money by accumulating FedEx Cup playoff points throughout the season and in the four season-ending playoff tournaments.

All PGA golfers who finished in the top 150 in points during the 2016 season will get paid FedEx Cup prize money as listed below. The FedEx Cup prize money is in addition to whatever earnings the players accumulated during the season.

The total amount of prize money up for grabs for the PGA players from the FedEx Cup in 2016 is $35 million.

1st place - $10 million (perhaps the biggest bonus money in sports for one player to earn)

2nd - $3 million

3rd - $2 million

4th - $1.5 million

5th - $1 million

6th - $800,000

7th - $700,000

8th - $600,000

9th - $550,000

10th - $500,000

11th - $300,000

12th - $290,000

13th - $280,000

14th - $270,000

15th - $250,000

The prize money then drops by $5,000 increments for each spot down to 30th place which is worth $175,000.

31st $165,000

32nd - $155,000

33rd - $150,000

34th - $145,000

35th - $142,000

36th - $140,000

37th - $138,000

The prize money then drops by $1,000 increments for each spot down to 50th which is worth $125,000.

51st - $120,000

52nd - $115,000

53rd - $114,000

54th - $113,000

55th to 70th - $110,000 for each spot

71st to 80th - $80,000 for each spot

81st to 100th - $75,000 for each spot

101st to 125th - $70,000 for each spot

126th to 150th - $32,000 for each spot

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