Masters Tournament purse payout percentages and distribution
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Masters Tournament purse payout percentages and distribution


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The Masters has a standard formula for payout percentages and distribution of its purse and prize money for the Masters Tournament. There is a 36-hole cut to the top 50 and ties, as well any players within 10 shots of the lead at the 36-hole mark.

The winner of the Masters gets 18 percent of the purse, similar to PGA Tour events. Typically, the second place player gets 10.8 percent of the total purse. Then it goes on like that, all the way down to 50th place, which gets 0.25 percent of the total purse.

The Masters pays $10,000 to all players who miss the cut. After 50th place, Augusta National Golf Club figures out what to pay based on how many players beyond 50 make the cut.



The Masters purse payout percentages and distribution

Sample purses shown

PLACE PERCENT $11 million $12 million
1 18.00% $1,980,000 $2,160,000
2 10.80% $1,188,000 $1,296,000
3 6.80% $748,000 $816,000
4 4.80% $528,000 $576,000
5 4.00% $440,000 $480,000
6 3.60% $396,000 $432,000
7 3.35% $368,500 $402,000
8 3.10% $341,000 $372,000
9 2.90% $319,000 $348,000
10 2.70% $297,000 $324,000
11 2.50% $275,000 $300,000
12 2.30% $253,000 $276,000
13 2.10% $231,000 $252,000
14 1.90% $209,000 $228,000
15 1.80% $198,000 $216,000
16 1.70% $187,000 $204,000
17 1.60% $176,000 $192,000
18 1.50% $165,000 $180,000
19 1.40% $154,000 $168,000
20 1.30% $143,000 $156,000
21 1.20% $132,000 $144,000
22 1.12% $123,200 $134,400
23 1.04% $114,400 $124,800
24 0.96% $105,600 $115,200
25 0.88% $96,800 $105,600
26 0.80% $88,000 $96,000
27 0.77% $84,700 $92,400
28 0.74% $81,400 $88,800
29 0.71% $78,100 $85,200
30 0.68% $74,800 $81,600
31 0.65% $71,500 $78,000
32 0.62% $68,200 $74,400
33 0.59% $64,900 $70,800
34 0.57% $62,150 $68,400
35 0.54% $59,400 $64,800
36 0.52% $56,650 $62,400
37 0.49% $53,900 $58,800
38 0.47% $51,700 $56,400
39 0.45% $49,500 $54,000
40 0.43% $47,300 $51,600
41 0.41% $45,100 $49,200
42 0.39% $42,900 $46,800
43 0.37% $40,700 $44,400
44 0.35% $38,500 $42,000
45 0.33% $36,300 $39,600
46 0.31% $34,100 $37,200
47 0.29% $31,900 $34,800
48 0.27% $30,140 $32,400
49 0.26% $28,600 $31,200
50 0.25% $27,720 $30,000

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