Cash talks — as all the time on the earth of golf — and the USGA had loads of speaking to do that week when CEO Mike Whan introduced Wednesday a big enhance to the 2022 U.S. Open purse. Rising by $5 million 12 months over 12 months, the U.S. Open can pay out $17.5 million to those that made the weekend lower. That is formally the most important purse in main championship historical past.
Profiting from these hovering funds was Matt Fitzpatrick, who captured the U.S. Open by one stroke over Will Zalatoris and Scottie Scheffler. In doing so, Fitzpatrick claimed a $3.15 million winner’s share, practically $500,000 greater than the Masters and PGA Championship shelled out to respective champions Scottie Scheffler and Justin Thomas ($2.7 million) as a part of their $15 million purses.
2021 U.S. Open champion Jon Rahm took house $2.25 million, so the year-over-year enhance from the USGA stood at $900,000. Nonetheless, the first-place prize was not be the largest paid out this 12 months as Cameron Smith already took house a document $3.6 million for his victory at The Gamers Championship in March.
Not solely was the elevated U.S. Open prize cash welcomed information for individuals who contended for the nationwide championship, however even those that completed in high 20 are set to obtain a big sum. All high 20 finishers are receiving north of $200,000 for his or her troubles tackling The Nation Membership in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Let’s check out how a lot the payouts for the 2022 U.S. Open will probably be divided among the many high 60 gamers.
2022 U.S. Open purse, prize cash
1st (Winner): $3,150,000 — Matt Fitzpatrick
2nd: $1,890,000 — Will Zalatoris, Scottie Scheffler ($1.56M every)
4th: $859,032 — Hideki Matsuyama
fifth: $715,491 — Collin Morikawa, Rory McIlroy ($674,953 every)
seventh: $571,950 — Denny McCarthy, Adam Hadwin, Keegan Bradley ($515,934 every)
tenth: $425,830 — Gary Woodland, Joel Dahmen ($407,220 every)
twelfth: $359,311 — Seamus Energy, Jon Rahm ($347,058 every)
14th: $309,008 — Guido Migliozzi, Marc Leishman, Adam Scott, Xander Schauffele, Patrick Cantlay, Cameron Tringale, Sebastian Munoz, Hayden Buckley, Nick Hardy ($241,302 every)
twenty first: $196,792
twenty second: $184,078
twenty third: $171,732 — Joohyung Kim
twenty fourth: $160,308 — Mackenzie Hughes, Adam Schenk, Dustin Johnson ($150,849 every)
twenty fifth: $150,358
twenty sixth: $141,882
twenty seventh: $135,432 — Thomas Pieters, Min Woo Lee, Aaron Clever, Sam Burns ( $127,002 every)
twenty eighth: $129,720
twenty ninth: $124,192
thirty first: $113,137 — MJ Daffue, Callum Tarren, Todd Sinnott, Andrew Putnam, Patrick Rodgers, Davis Riley ($100,331 every)
thirty second: $107,609
thirty third: $102,081
thirty fourth: $97,106
thirty fifth: $93,052
thirty sixth: $88,998
thirty seventh: $85,129 — Ok.H. Lee, Justin Rose, Joseph Bramlett, Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Matthew NeSmith ($75,916 every)
thirty eighth: $81,444
thirty ninth: $77,758
forty first: $70,388
forty second: $66,703
forty third: $63,017 — Chris Gotterup, Travis Vick (a), Richard Bland, Brian Harman ($57,582 every)
forty fourth: $59,332
forty fifth: $55,647
forty sixth: $52,330
forty seventh: $49,013 — Joaquin Niemann, Max Homa ($47,447 every)
forty eighth: $45,881
forty ninth: $44,038 — Sam Bennett (a), Patrick Reed, Sam Stevens, David Lingmerth ($41,873 every)
53rd: $39,432 — Sebastian Soderberg, Beau Hossler ($39,248 every)
fifty fifth: $38,695 — Brooks Koepka
56th: $38,326 — Will Bessling, Chris Naegel, Tyrrell Hatton, Bryson DeChambeau ($35,774 every)
sixtieth: $36,852 — Brandon Matthews
When golfers tie for a place, their share of the purse is a median of what these opponents could be paid in the event that they had been positioned so as. Harris English and Austin Greaser (T61), Grayson Murray (63rd) and Stewart Hagestad-a (sixty fourth) will all earn sums below $36,852.