PGA Tour: Biggest Purses, Prize Money 2024 Season

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Scottie Scheffler celebrates after putting on the 18th green during the final round of The Players Championship golf tournament, which Scheffler won, Sunday, March 12, 2023, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
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Ryan Hannable @RyanHannable Jun 19, 2024, 7:51 AM
  • The Players Championship is the biggest purse of the season ($25 million).
  • The winner's share for that event was $4.5 million.

There’s a lot of money up for grabs on the PGA Tour during the 2024 season — over $400 million, in fact.

The PGA Tour signature events will feature the most money, as all eight will have $20 million purses.

What Is the Highest Paying Golf Tournament for the 2024 PGA Tour Season?

The Players Championship is the biggest purse of the 2024 season ($25 million).

What Is the Biggest Winner’s Share for the 2024 PGA Tour Season?

The biggest winner’s share for the 2024 PGA Tour season is $4.5 million at The Players Championship. Scottie Scheffler won for the second straight year, becoming the first player in the history of the event to do so.

Ranking PGA Tour Purses, Prize Money for the 2024 Season

RankTournamentPurseWinner's Share
1Players Championship$25 million$4.5 million
2U.S. Open$21.5 million$4.3 million
T-3The Sentry$20 million$3.6 million
T-3AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am$20 million$3.6 million
T-3Genesis Invitational$20 million$4 million
T-3Arnold Palmer Invitational$20 million$4 million
T-3Masters$20 million$3.6 million
T-3RBC Heritage$20 million$3.6 million
T-3Wells Fargo Championship$20 million$3.6 million
T-3the Memorial$20 million$4 million
T-3The Travelers Championship$20 million$3.6 million
T-3FedEx St. Jude Championship$20 million$3.6 million
T-3BMW Championship$20 million$3.6 million
14PGA Championship$18.5 million$3.3 million
15The CJ Cup Byron Nelson$9.5 million$1.71 million
16RBC Canadian Open$9.4 million$1.692 million
T-17Valero Texas Open$9.2 million$1.656 million
T-17Rocket Mortgage Classic$9.2 million$1.656 million
T-18Texas Children's Houston Open$9.1 million$1.638 million
T-17Charles Schwab Challange$9.1 million$1.638 million
T-21Farmers Insurance Open$9 million$1.62 million
T-21Cognizant Classic$9 million$1.62 million
T-21Genesis Scottish Open$9 million$1.62 million
24Zurich Classic of New Orleans$8.9 million$1.602 million
25WM Phoenix Open$8.8 million$1.584 million
T-26The American Express$8.4 million$1.512 million
T-26Valspar Championship$8.4 million$1.512 million
T-28Sony Open in Hawaii$8.3 million$1.494 million
T-283M Open$8.3 million$1.494 million
30Mexico Open at Vidanta$8.1 million$1.458 million
31Wyndham Championship$7.9 million$1.422 million
32John Deere Classic$7.8 million$1.404 million
T-33Puerto Rico Open$4 million$720,000
T-33Corales Puntacana Championship$4 million$720,000
T-33Myrtle Beach Classic$4 million$720,000
T-33Barracuda Championship$4 million$720,000

The Open Championship us not included, as that purse is typically announced the week of the tournament.

What Was the Highest Paying Golf Tournament Last Year?

The Players Championship was the highest-paying golf tournament last year, with a $25 million purse.

The next were all the PGA Tour signature events, which had $20 million purses.

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Ryan Hannable

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Ryan Hannable is a Content Managing 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 Content Managing 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.”