British Open 2022: Winner’s Payout & Prize Money Earnings

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Cameron Smith, of Australia, holds the claret jug trophy as he poses for photographers on the 18th green after winning the British Open golf Championship on the Old Course at St. Andrews, Scotland, Sunday July 17, 2022.
(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Ryan Hannable @RyanHannable Jul 17, 2022, 2:45 PM
  • The total purse for the 2022 British Open was $14 million.
  • Cameron Smith's winner's payout for the 2022 British Open was $2.5 million.

The fourth and final golf major of the year is in the books.

It was a terrific week for golf betting with a ton of the best players in the game on the top of the leaderboard all week long.

Thanks to a final round 64, Cameron Smith (-20) picked up his first major title. He finished one shot in front of Cameron Young (-19) and two shots in front of Rory McIlroy (-18).

Smith started the day four shots behind McIlroy and Viktor Hovland.

For his win, Smith earned $2.5 million. The overall purse was $14 million, which is up from $11.5 million last year.

British Open: Winner’s Payout, Prize Money Earnings

PositionPlayerScorePayout
1Cameron Smith-20$2,500,000
2Cameron Young-19$1,455,000
3Rory McIlroy-18$933,000
T4Tommy Fleetwood-14$654,000
T4Viktor Hovland-14$654,000
T6Brian Harman-13$469,500
T6Dustin Johnson-13$469,500
T8Bryson DeChambeau-12$325,667
T8Jordan Spieth-12$325,667
T8Patrick Cantlay-12$325,667
T11Sadom Kaewkanjana-11$231,000
T11Abraham Ancer-11$231,000
T11Dean Burmester-11$231,000
T11Tyrrell Hatton-11$231,000
T15Lucas Herbert-10$165,583
T15Xander Schauffele-10$165,583
T15Anthony Quayle-10$165,583
T15Francesco Molinari-10$165,583
T15Adam Scott-10$165,583
T15Si Woo Kim-10$165,583
T21Billy Horschel-9$120,286
T21Min Woo Lee-9$120,286
T21Trey Mullinax-9$120,286
T21Shane Lowry-9$120,286
T21Kevin Kisner-9$120,286
T21Matt Fitzpatrick-9$120,286
T21Scottie Scheffler-9$120,286
T28Tony Finau-8$90,917
T28Corey Conners-8$90,917
T28Harold Varner III-8$90,917
T28Will Zalatoris-8$90,917
T28Dylan Frittelli-8$90,917
T28Thomas Pieters-8$90,917
T34Thomas Detry-7$68,906
T34Robert MacIntyre-7$68,906
T34Talor Gooch-7$68,906
T34Lee Westwood-7$68,906
T34Sahith Theegala-7$68,906
T34Victor Perez-7$68,906
T34Jon Rahm-7$68,906
T34Aaron Wise-7$68,906
T42Sam Burns-6$51,000
T42Jason Kokrak-6$51,000
T42Thriston Lawrence-6$51,000
T42Adrian Meronk-6$51,000
T42Chris Kirk-6$51,000
T47Garrick Higgo-5$40,600
T47Patrick Reed-5$40,600
T47Jordan Smith-5$40,600
T47Yuto Katsuragawa-5$40,600
T47Joohyung Kim-5$40,600
T47Filippo Celli (a)-5$0
T53Joaquin Niemann-4$35,656
T53Danny Willett-4$35,656
T53Robert Dinwiddie-4$35,656
T53Lars Van Meijel-4$35,656
T53Justin Thomas-4$35,656
T53Paul Casey-4$35,656
T53Jason Scrivener-4$35,656
T53Brad Kennedy-4$35,656
T53Nicolai Højgaard-4$35,656
T62Cameron Tringale-3$33,625
T62Sebastián Muñoz-3$33,625
T62John Parry-3$33,625
T62David Carey-3$33,625
T62Ian Poulter-3$33,625
T62Russell Henley-3$33,625
T68Hideki Matsuyama-2$32,525
T68Sergio Garcia-2$32,525

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Ryan Hannable

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Ryan Hannable is a copy editor on the Web Content Team for BetMGM. Previously, he was a New England Patriots beat writer for WEEI in Boston. He also has published a golf book, “The Ultimate Book of Golf Trivia: 600 Questions and Answers.”

Ryan Hannable is a copy editor on the Web Content Team for BetMGM. Previously, he was a New England Patriots beat writer for WEEI in Boston. He also has published a golf book, “The Ultimate Book of Golf Trivia: 600 Questions and Answers.”