PGA Championship 2020 purse, payouts: How much prize money does the winner make?

Winning continues to be a lucrative affair at the PGA Championship in 2020.

This year’s tournament continued to feature an uber-profitable purse, which was of particular interest to Brooks Koepka, winner of the last two PGA Championships. If he had won an unprecedented third straight PGA Championship, then he stood to make nearly $2 million for the third year in a row at the PGA Championship.

Even those golfers who couldn’t sniff a first-place finish stood to make decent money this week — so long as they made the cut — with the clear-cut last-place finisher making nearly $20,000.

Below is the full breakdown of the 2020 PGA Championship purse, including winner’s share and how it compares to previous years and majors.

PGA Championship purse 2020

The purse at the 2020 PGA Championship is $11 million, the same as each of the last two seasons.

How much money does the winner get?

The first-place finisher at this week’s tournament, Collin Morikawa, made $1.98 million. For context on just how much the winner’s share has increased in recent years: When Tiger Woods won the 2000 PGA Championship, he took home $900,000. 

PGA Championship payouts

(Source:; — denotes same winnings as previous entry)

What are the payouts for golf’s other majors?

Masters 2019

U.S. Open 2019

British Open 2019

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