2022 Masters purse, winner's share, prize money payout
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2022 Masters purse, winner’s share, prize money payout

A photo of a pin flag at the Masters Tournament

The 2022 Masters purse is $15 million, with the winner's share coming in at $2,700,000 -- the standard 18 percent payout according to the Masters prize money distribution chart.

The Masters purse is announced on Saturday, after the 36-hole cut is made to the top 50 players and ties through two rounds.

For 2024 Masters results and payout, see our final leaderboard

The Masters field is headed by defending champion Dustin Johnson, Scottie Scheffler, Tiger Woods and Justin Thomas.

The event is in Augusta, Ga., with Augusta National Golf Club proving an incredible host to the game's biggest championship.

The Masters is one of the smallest fields on the PGA Tour to have a 36-hole cut. It has the smallest cut among the majors in terms of field size and total players to make the cut. The top 50 and ties make the 36-hole cut, meaning players who make the cut make a little more money as a share of the purse compared to normal PGA Tour events. Every player after 50th place earns prize money starting at approximately $28,290 for 51st place and going down to complete the weekend field.

Those who miss the cut still get $10,000. Amateurs are not paid.

How the Masters purse compares to other majors

The total purse was increased $3,500,000 from 2021, making it the second-richest purse in professional golf and tops among the majors.

The purse is third behind The Players Championship purse, which was been increased to $20 million for 2022 and the event's move to March.

All prize money is subject to the state of Georgia's taxes, which peak at 6 percent for the top-earning rate of 6 percent if you make more than $10,000 in taxable income per year.

What else is on the line: FedEx Cup points, OWGR points, exemptions

Beyond money, there are important points, perks and benefits on the line for the field -- in particular, the tournament winner.

The winner of this event will get 600 FedEx Cup points.

The winner gets 100 Official World Golf Ranking points, with all four majors offering the maximum points for any tournament in men's golf.

Winning comes with other big benefits, including a five-plus season exemption on the PGA Tour, as well berths into the Masters for life and spots in the other three majors for the next five years.

2022 Masters purse, winner's share, prize money payout

For 2022 Masters Tournament results and payout, see our final leaderboard

1 $2,700,000
2 $1,620,000
3 $1,020,000
4 $720,000
5 $600,000
6 $540,000
7 $502,500
8 $465,000
9 $435,000
10 $405,000
11 $375,000
12 $345,000
13 $315,000
14 $285,000
15 $270,000
16 $255,000
17 $240,000
18 $225,000
19 $210,000
20 $195,000
21 $180,000
22 $168,000
23 $156,000
24 $144,000
25 $132,000
26 $120,000
27 $115,500
28 $111,000
29 $106,500
30 $102,000
31 $97,500
32 $93,000
33 $88,500
34 $84,750
35 $81,000
36 $77,250
37 $73,500
38 $70,500
39 $67,500
40 $64,500
41 $61,500
42 $58,500
43 $55,500
44 $52,500
45 $49,500
46 $46,500
47 $43,500
48 $41,100
49 $39,000
50 $37,800

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