2016 U.S Open: First-place money, prize pool and payouts
U.S. Open

2016 U.S Open: First-place money, prize pool and payouts

Credit: Keith Leventhal/Golf News Net, Cannot Be Used Without Permission
Credit: Keith Leventhal/Golf News Net, Cannot Be Used Without Permission

The winner of the 2016 U.S. Open will win a staggering $1.8 million, as this Open will have the same prize pool of $10 million as in 2015, matching the other majors. The Players Championship, with a purse of $10.5 million, is the richest in golf.

Second place will earn $1.08 million as part of the standard payout table that gives 18 percent of the purse to the winner and 10.8 percent to the runner-up.


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Here's a look at the 2016 U.S. Open prize pool and payouts for the top 20 players:

1st - $1.8 million

2nd - $1.08 million

3rd - $674,288

4th - $475,942

5th - $396,618

6th - $348,552

7th - $311,835

8th - $280,482

9th - $254,393

10th - $235,045

11th - $216,511

12th - $200,243

13th - $185,607

14th - $173,244

15th - $160,881

16th - $150,750

17th - $142,865

18th - $134,991

19th - $127,581

20th - $120,218

Every professional who competes in the U.S. Open but didn't make the cut earns $4,000.

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