Sunday, October 30, 2016

PGA Golf Prize Money Up for Grabs at 2016 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

The 2016 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament on the PGA Tour is taking place this week from November 3-6, 2016, at the TPC Summerlin private golf club located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here is the a list of the prize money up for grabs for the PGA golfers at the 2016 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.


                                                            (Photo by Rsilva13)

The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open dates back to 1983. Jim Furyk holds the record for most wins with three (1995, 1998, 1999). Tiger Woods won this event in 1996. Tiger Woods has announced he will return to competitive golf at his own Hero World Challenge event in early December in the Bahamas. It will be interesting to see how Tiger Woods does if he actually plays in the event which he hosts.

Total prize money up for grabs at the 2016 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open is $6.6 million, up 3.1% over $6.4 million in 2015. Even though it's being played in 2016 the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open is the 5th PGA event in the 2017 season.

  • Winner - $1.2 million

The winner of the 2016 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open will earn a cool $1.2 million. That's up 3.1% over the $1.152 million that Smylie Kaufman earned when he won this tournament last year. 

  • Second place - $712,800

Second place is worth $712,800 at the 2016 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Kevin Na, Jason Bohn, Cameron Tringale, Alex Cejka, Patton Kizzire and Brett Stegmaier split $2.14 million with each player earning $355,733,33 when they all tied for 2nd place last year.

  • Third place - $448,800

Third place at the 2016 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open PGA Tour event is worth $448,800.

  • Fourth place - $316,800

  • Fifth place - $264,000

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