Saturday, September 29, 2018

PGA Golf Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2018 Safeway Open

The 2018 Safeway Open golf tournament on the PGA Tour is taking place this week from October 4-7, 2018, on the North Course at the Silverado Country Club located in Napa, California. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs this week for the PGA golfers at the 2018 Safeway Open.



The Safeway Open is the first tournament of the 2019 PGA Tour season even though it is being played in 2018. Since 2013, the PGA Tour season begins in October of one year and finishes in September of the following year.

  
The Safeway Open dates back to 2007. Defending champion Brendan Steele holds the record for most wins in the event with two. The best player to win the Safeway Open is Jimmy Walker who won in 2013 and then went on to win the PGA Championship golf major in 2016.

Total prize money up for grabs at the 2018 Safeway Open is $6.4 million. That's up 3.2% over the $6.2 million in prize money that was up for gabs in this PGA tournament last year.


PGA Golf Prize Money Up for Grabs at the 2018 Safeway Open


  • Winner - $1.152 million

The winner of the 2018 Safeway Open will earn $1.152 million. That's up 3.2% over the $1.116 million in prize money that Brendan Steele earned when he won this tournament last year. 


  • Second place - $691,200


  • Third place - $435,200


  • Fourth place - $307,200


  • Fifth place - $256,000


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