2015 PGA Championship: First-place money, prize pool and payouts
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2015 PGA Championship: First-place money, prize pool and payouts

The PGA Championship and The Players Championship made history in 2014, becoming the first tournaments to offer $10 million purses. The move gave the PGA Championship an identity as the highest-paying major in golf. The winner of the 2015 PGA Championship will again earn $1.8 million, a figure now matched by the other three majors and The Players Championship.

The 2015 PGA Championship starts August 13 at Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis.

Here's a look at the 2015 PGA Championship prize pool and payouts for the top 20 players:

1st -- $1,800,000
2nd -- $1,080,000
3rd -- $680,000
4th -- $480,000
5th -- $400,000
6th -- $335,000
7th -- $313,000
8th -- $293,000
9th -- $273,000
10th -- $253,000
11th -- $233,000
12th -- $213,000
13th -- $198,000
14th -- $184,000
15th -- $172,000
16th -- $160,000
17th -- $148,000
18th -- $136,000
19th -- $126,000
20th -- $116,000

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