The Masters 2023 prize money distribution for each golfer explored

The Masters - Final Round
Jon Rahm has won the Masters in 2023

The Masters provided excellent competition this weekend. After four days of golf, weather issues, falling trees and more, the dust has finally settled. Golf's first major of the year didn't go off without a hitch, but it did finish on time and without any major issues.

Even though not everyone came away with a green jacket like Jon Rahm did, there was still a lot to play for. The prize purse for this tournament is among the biggest in golf, so placing highly is beneficial regardless of if one wins or not.

So, how was each golfer placed and what was their payments for specific placements. Here's the final leaderboard with a few major surprises:

  • Jon Rahm, -12
  • Brooks Koepka, -8
  • Phil Mickelson, -8
  • Russell Henley, -7
  • Patrick Reed, -7
  • Jordan Spieth, -7
  • Viktor Hovland, -6
  • Cameron Young, -6
  • Sahith Theegala, -5
  • Xander Schauffele, -4
  • Collin Morikawa, -4
  • Matt Fitzpatrick, -4
  • Scottie Scheffler, -4
  • Patrick Cantlay, -3
  • Gary Woodland, -3
  • Shane Lowry, -2
  • Sungjae Im, -2
  • Hideki Matsuyama, -2
  • Joaquin Niemann, -2
  • Justin Rose, -2
  • Sam Bennett, -2
  • Tom Kim, -2

Here's what they earned for those placements and more:

  • 1st: $3,240,000
  • 2nd: $1,944,000
  • 3rd: $1,224,000
  • 4th: $864,000
  • 5th: $720,000
  • 6th: $648,000
  • 7th: $603,000
  • 8th: $558,000
  • 9th: $522,000
  • 10th: $486,000
  • 11th: $450,000
  • 12th: $414,000
  • 13th: $378,000
  • 14th: $342,000
  • 15th: $324,000
  • 16th: $306,000
  • 17th: $288,000
  • 18th: $270,000
  • 19th: $252,000
  • 20th: $234,000
  • 21st: $216,000
  • 22nd: $201,600
  • 23rd: $187,200
  • 24th: $172,800
  • 25th: $158,400
  • 26th: $144,000
  • 27th: $138,600
  • 28th: $133,200
  • 29th: $127,800
  • 30th: $122,400
  • 31st: $117,000
  • 32nd: $111,600
  • 33rd: $106,200
  • 34th: $101,700
  • 35th: $97,200
  • 36th: $92,700
  • 37th: $88,200
  • 38th: $84,600
  • 39th: $81,000
  • 40th: $77,400
  • 41st: $73,800
  • 42nd: $70,200
  • 43rd: $66,600
  • 44th: $63,000
  • 45th: $59,400
  • 46th: $55,800
  • 47th: $52,200
  • 48th: $49,320
  • 49th: $46,800
  • 50th: $45,360

Even though all but one of these golfers didn't win the Masters, they still made quite a lot of money as a result of their performance.

Brooks Koepka finished second at the Masters
Brooks Koepka finished second at the Masters

It was an overall excellent showing for LIV Golf. Though he didn't win, Brooks Koepka led for several rounds and played well. Phil Mickelson turned in a prime performance on the final day, shooting seven under par.

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Edited by Akshay Saraswat