Ranking LPGA Tour tournament purses from biggest to smallest

Ranking LPGA Tour tournament purses from biggest to smallest


The LPGA Tour has 33 official tournaments on its 2018 schedule, with prize money totaling $66,950,000. There's a lot of money on the line from the beginning of the season in January to the end of the season with the culmination of the Race to the CME Globe at the CME Group Tour Championship in November.

However, not every tournament has the same purse. In fact, purses in LPGA Tour events range from $1.3 million to $5 million in 2018. The smallest purse belongs to five events, each with a purse of $1.3 million. The largest purse belongs to the U.S. Women's Open, which saw its purse increased to $5 million remains there in 2018.

There are purses of every size in between. Four of five majors have a purse greater than $3 million, and 10 other non-major tournaments have a purse of at least $2 million.

Take a look at the full list of LPGA Tour purses from largest to smallest.

2018 LPGA Tour purses, ranked from biggest to smallest

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June 3 U.S. Women's Open $5,000,000 $900,000
Sept. 16 The Evian Championship $3,850,000 $577,500
July 1 KPMG Women's PGA Championship $3,650,000 $547,500
Aug. 5 Ricoh Women's British Open $3,250,000 $487,500
April 1 ANA Inspiration $2,800,000 $420,000
Nov. 18 CME Group Tour Championship $2,500,000 $500,000
Aug. 26 Canadian Pacific Women's Open $2,250,000 $337,500
Oct. 28 Taiwan Championship $2,200,000 $330,000
Oct. 21 Buick LPGA Shanghai $2,100,000 $315,000
Nov. 10 Blue Bay LPGA $2,100,000 $315,000
April 14 Lotte Championship $2,000,000 $300,000
June 17 Meijer LPGA Classic $2,000,000 $300,000
June 24 Walmart Arkansas Championship $2,000,000 $300,000
July 8 Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic $2,000,000 $300,000
Aug. 19 Indy Women In Tech Championship $2,000,000 $300,000
Oct. 14 Hana Bank Championship $2,000,000 $300,000
March 25 Kia Classic $1,800,000 $270,000
June 10 Shoprite LPGA Classic $1,750,000 $262,500
Feb 25 Honda LPGA Thailand $1,600,000 $240,000
July 15 Marathon Classic $1,600,000 $240,000
Oct. 7 UL International Crown $1,600,000 $240,000
March 4 HSBC Women’s World Champions $1,500,000 $225,000
March 18 Bank Of Hope Founders Cup $1,500,000 $225,000
April 22 Hugel JTBC Open $1,500,000 $225,000
April 29 LPGA Mediheal Championship $1,500,000 $225,000
July 29 Ladies Scottish Open $1,500,000 $225,000
Nov. 4 Toto Japan Classic $1,500,000 $225,000
Jan 28 Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic $1,400,000 $210,000
Feb 18 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open $1,300,000 $195,000
May 6 Volunteers Of America LPGA Texas Classic $1,300,000 $195,000
May 20 Kingsmill Championship $1,300,000 $195,000
May 27 LPGA Volvik Championship $1,300,000 $195,000
Sept. 2 Cambia Portland Classic $1,300,000 $195,000


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