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What is the Purse for the British Open? 2021 British Open Purse Breakdown, Payouts, Winner's Purse and More

Adam Taylor McKillop
What is the purse for the British Open? 2021 British Open purse breakdown and payouts for winner's purse.
What is the purse for the British Open? 2021 British Open purse breakdown and payouts for winner's purse. / Chris Trotman/Getty Images
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The final round of the 2021 Open Championship has been completed at Royal St. George's Golf Club in Kent, England and Collin Morikawa took home the Claret Jug with an impressive performance in Round 4, carding a 4-under 66.

With the final round of the British Open all wrapped up, golf fans are curious how much money the winner will be walking away with.

What is the Purse for the British Open?

The total prize fund for the tournament is $11.5 million. This purse is distributed to players according to their order of finish after four rounds.

Who Won the 2021 Open Championship?

Collin Morikawa won the 2021 British Open with a score of 15-under par.

British Open Purse Breakdown

Collin Morikawa will walk away with just over $2.07 million following the event. The exact payout for the winner of the Open Championship is $2,070,000.

British Open Payouts 2021

1. $2.07 million
2. $1.2 million
3. $768,000
4. $597,000
5. $480,000
6. $416,000
7. $357,000
8. $301,500
9. $264,000
10. $238,500

British Open Winner's Purse

Finishing top-10, or on the first page of the golf leaderboard, will net players at least $238 thousand. Both the first and second-place finishers will net more than $1 million for their performances at the event.


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