Tiger Woods gathered his 15th big win, and his fifth champion, at the 2019 Masters tournament on Sunday. The 43-year-old had not won a major championship since 2008 when he triumphed at the US Open.
The prize money, which is divided among the 87 player fields, is allocated depending on the final rank.
Here it is usually split between the eight peaks:
First place: $ 2.07 million (18% of total handbag)
Second place: $ 1 , 24 million
Third place: $ 782,000 (6.8% of total purse)
Fourth place: $ 552,000 (4.8% of total purse ) total wallet
Fifth place: $ 460,000 (4% of the total bag)
Sixth place: $ 414,000 (3.6% of the total bag)
Seventh place $ 385,250 (3.35% of total handbag)
Eighth place: $ 356,500 (3.1% of total handbag)
This year, however, it was a three-way tie for second place, meaning Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka take home $ 858,667 each. There was also a four-way tie for fifth place, meaning Jason Day, Webb Simpson, Francesco Molinari and Tony Finau earned $ 403,938 each.
After two rounds, the field is played down to players within either the top 50 or 10 shots of the lead. This year, 65 competitors made the cut that all received a percentage of the bag. The three contestants tied to 62th place earned every $ 25,415.
Those who did not make the 36-hole cut earn the least but still pay something: $ 10,000.
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