Thursday, April 27, 2017

How Much Money Do PGA Golfers Get for a Win in 2017?

How much money does a PGA golfer get for a win on tour in 2017? Listed below is the answer for how much a PGA golfer gets for a win in 2017 on average. 

There are 47 total PGA events or tournaments in the 2017 season. The highest paying event in the 2017 season is the U.S. Open where the winner will earn $2.16 million. The lowest paying event on the PGA Tour in 2017 is Puerto Rico Open which is an alternate event that paid $540,000 to winner D.A. Points.

How Much Money Do PGA Golfers Get for a Win in 2017?

  • Win on the PGA Tour is Worth an Average of $1.31 million in 2017

Adding together all the prize money up for grabs in all 47 PGA Tournaments or events in 2017 we get $61.3 million. Dividing $61.3 million by 47 we get $1.31 million which is the average amount of prize money for a win on the PGA Tour in 2017.

That is on average how much a win is directly worth in prize money. In addition, winning a PGA Tour event is worth a lot more money because a win gives a player a two-year exemption on the PGA Tour which guarantees a player many more chances to earn money in tournaments on tour.

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