The winner of the 2022 Sony Open in Hawaii gets a lot of money, and the Sony Open in Hawaii first-place payout is commensurate with winning on the PGA Tour.
The 2022 Sony Open in Hawaii purse is $7.5 million, which is a $900,000 increase over 2020.
How much money does the 2022 Sony Open in Hawaii winner get?
The PGA Tour almost always pays 18 percent of the total purse to the winner, so the 2022 Sony Open in Hawaii winner's share is $1,350,000 as the first-place payout.
In this event, every player finishing the event earns official prize money, with 65th-place finisher earning $16,125. Every player also earns FedEx Cup points, with the winner receiving 500 points.
The Sony Open in Hawaii does not have the biggest purse in professional golf. That belongs to The Players Championship, which has a $20 million purse. The US Open is second best with a $12.5 million purse.
However, the tournament with the highest first-place payout in all of professional golf now belongs to the European Tour. The winner of the season-ending 2022 DP World Tour Championship on the European Tour will win $3,000,000, making it the biggest first-place payout in all of golf.