2022 Wells Fargo Championship: Prize Money Breakdown and Winner Payout

After the RBC Heritage and the Mexico Championship, golf is heading to Maryland for the very exciting Wells Fargo Championship 2022. Established in 2003, the event is one of several golf events that have started relatively recently. Of course, a few weeks before the PGA Championship, the Wells Fargo event becomes crucial for a player.

The tournament takes place at the TPC Potomac in Avenel Farm, located in Maryland. Hosting the event for the first time since its inception, the venue will surely offer a completely different experience from previous editions in North Carolina. The course is a par 70 course, which extends over 7000 meters.

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Moreover, they have hosted events like the Quicken Loans National and the Neediest Kids Championship before the Wells Fargo Championship. The tournament also raised millions for charity and donated a total of $22 million.

Wells Fargo, meanwhile, has sponsored the event for some time. They have a contract with the Tour, which extends their partnership until 2024. More than 2000 people volunteer, making it an important event in the community and the world of golf at the same time.

Who won the last edition?

Rory McIlroy Won the 2021 edition, making it his third victory at the event. It was his 19th PGA Tour victory, making him the only person to have won the Wells Fargo Championship multiple times. Max Homa, Jason Day and Rickie Fowler are some other PGA Tour players who have won.

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2022 Wells Fargo Championship Winner Payout

According to reports, the total prize purse for this event will be $9 million. Not only does this promise $1.62 million to the winner, but it also means increased prize money since 2021. Of course, players should win an exception as well as places for other PGA Tour tournaments.

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Breakdown of the total payment of $9 million

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  • 1. $1,620,000
  • 2. $981,000
  • 3. $621,000
  • 4. $441,000
  • 5. $369,000
  • 6. $326,250
  • 7. $303,750
  • 8. $281,250
  • 9. $263,250
  • 10. $245,250
  • 11. $227,250
  • 12. $209,250
  • 13. $191,250
  • 14. $173,250
  • 15. $164,250
  • 16. $155,250
  • 17. $146,250
  • 18. $137,250
  • 19. $128,250
  • 20. $119,250
  • 21. $110,250
  • 22. $101,250
  • 23. $94,050
  • 24. $86,850
  • 25. $79,650
  • 26. $72,450
  • 27. $69,750
  • 28. $67,050
  • 29. $64,350
  • 30. $61,650
  • 31. $58,950
  • 32. $56,250
  • 33. $53,550
  • 34. $51,300
  • 35. $49,050
  • 36. $46,800
  • 37. $44,550
  • 38. $42,750
  • 39. $40,950
  • 40. $39,150
  • 41. $37,350
  • 42. $35,550
  • 43. $33,750
  • 44. $31,950
  • 45. 30 $150
  • 46. ​​$28,350
  • 47. $26,550
  • 48. 25 $110
  • 49. $23,850
  • 50. $23,130

With an interesting field, it will be exciting to see who could win the Wells Fargo championship this year. Past champions like Jason Day will be returning this year, which makes for an interesting watch. McIlroy will also return, likely hoping to win for the fourth time. Patrick Reed and Sam Snyder are among the other Maryland players.

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Who do you think will win the impressive prize of $1,620,000? Let us know in the comments below.

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