The winner of the 2022 Puerto Rico Open gets a lot of money, and the Puerto Rico Open first-place payout is commensurate with winning on the PGA Tour.
The 2022 Puerto Rico Open purse is $3.7 million, which is a $700,000 increase over 2021.
How much money does the 2022 Puerto Rico Open winner get?
The PGA Tour almost always pays 18 percent of the total purse to the winner, so the 2022 Puerto Rico Open winner's share is $666,000 as the first-place payout.
In this event, every player finishing the event earns official prize money, with 70th-place finisher earning $7,585. Every player also earns FedEx Cup points, with the winner receiving 300 points.
The Puerto Rico Open does not have the biggest purse in professional golf. That belongs to The Players Championship, which has a $20 million purse. The first two FedEx Cup playoff events are tied for second best with a $15 million purse each.
The tournament with the highest first-place payout in all of professional golf is on the PGA Tour. The winner of the 2022 The Players Championship will win $3,600,000, making it the biggest first-place payout in all of golf.