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$10.5M prize purse at The Open, $1.89M to winner

Kevin Na ends his drought, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson team up, some other matches we’d love to see, Russell Knox drains bombs, a new LPGA scoring queen is crowned and more in this week’s edition of Monday Scramble: For those of us not in the arena, we tend to take winning for granted. Multiple-win seasons by Dustin Johnson and ...

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Prize fund rises for The Open at Carnoustie

Carnoustie last staged the Open in 2007, when Padraig Harrington triumphed The prize fund for this year’s Open Championship has increased by $ 250,000 to a total of $ 10.5m (£7.9m). Payments were made in US dollars rather than sterling for the first time in 2017 after the value of the pound fell. The winner of the… BBC Sport – ...

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Consolation prize soothes playoff pain

A maiden European Tour title at the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open would have been the ultimate reward but Kiwi Ryan Fox says a start at The Open Championship next week is “a bloody nice consolation”. Occupying a place near the top of the leaderboard all week at the spectacular Ballyliffin Golf Club, Fox began the final round four shots ...

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2018 Players Championship purse, prize money: Payouts for each golfer from $11 million pool

The 2018 Players Championship purse has increased by $ 500,000 from last year to match the 2018 Masters purse of $ 11 million. First prize goes to Webb Simpson, and he will receive $ 1.98 million along with all kinds of exemptions, including a valuable five-year pass into this tournament (that’s what Tiger Woods is playing on this year after ...

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