2022 LPGA Drive On Championship: Winner Payout and Full Breakdown of Prize Money

The 2022 LPGA Drive on Championship is currently underway in Florida. The Crown Colony Golf & Country Club is hosting this third LPGA Tour event of the season. Notably, Danielle Kang and Lydia Ko won the first and second LPGA Tour events respectively.

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Some of the best players on the court this week are Lexi Thompson, Nelly Korda and Danielle Kang, among a few others. However, unfortunately, Jessica Korda withdrew early from the event due to injury.

On the business side, after the first round, Marina Alex and Nasa Hataoka share the lead with a score of -7. As the challengers square off, find out what the 2022 LPGA Drive on Championship prize money is here.

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2022 LPGA Drive on Championship cash prize

The 2022 Drive on LPGA Championship has a money purse of $1.5 million. Additionally, the winner of the event will receive $225,000, which is the standard payout of 15% according to the LPGA Tour prize distribution table.

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Notably, apart from the monetary benefits, as usual, there are many other benefits for the winner. The winner will receive 500 Race to the CME Globe points, which will help them compete in the season-ending CME Group Tour Championship. Additionally, the winner will also earn a two-year exemption on the LPGA Tour and direct qualification to other major tournaments.

Golf – AIG Women’s Open – Carnoustie, Scotland, Britain – August 21, 2021 Lexi Thompson of the United States reacts during the third round Action Images via Reuters/Craig Brough

Additionally, the field has 120 players this week competing in the event. However, only the top 70 and ties will make it to the weekend as there will be a cut line after 36 holes. Therefore, players will be screened before entering rounds three and four. Crucially, only players who make it to the weekend will receive a share of the $1.5 million purse.

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Here’s the full breakdown of the prize money from winner’s place to last place.

Full prize money purse breakdown from winner to last place

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1 $225,000
2 $139,572
3 $101,250
4 $78,325
5 $63,043
6 $51,580
seven $43,175
8 $37,826
9 $34,005
ten $30,948
11 $28,655
12 $26,744
13 $25,064
14 $23,536
15 $22,160
16 $20,937
17 $19,868
18 $18,951
19 $18,187
20 $17,575
21 $16,964
22 $16,352
23 $15,742
24 $15,130
25 $14,596
26 $14,061
27 $13,525
28 $12,990
29 $12,456
30 $11,997
31 $11,539
32 $11,080
33 $10,622
34 $10,163
35 $9,782
36 $9,399
37 $9,017
38 $8,635
39 $8,252
40 $7,947
41 $7,642
42 $7,337
43 $7,030
44 $6,725
45 $6,495
46 $6,266
47 $6,037
48 $5,807
49 $5,578
50 $5,348
51 $5,197
52 $5,043
53 $4,890
54 $4,738
55 $4,585
56 $4,431
57 $4,280
58 $4,126
59 $3,974
60 $3,821
61 $3,745
62 $3,668
63 $3,592
64 $3,515
65 $3,438
66 $3,362
67 $3,287
68 $3,209
69 $3,133
70 $3,057

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