LIV Golf Portland purse, payout breakdown: How much money will the winner get?

an attempt to purchase the golf game.” He need only point to the LIV Golf Portland purse to back up that claim.

LIV Golf’s second event is expected to be just as lucrative as the first. Each golfer in the 48-player field will be on the verge of winning at least $120,000 while four players leave the Saudi-backed start-up’s second tournament as millionaires.

LIV Golf Portland is, like LIV Golf London, poised to have a bigger purse than any PGA Tour event in 2022. It even eclipses the total purses from each of golf’s four majors; and this despite the fact that LIV Golf only has 48 players playing 54 holes while most majors have over 150 participants and play 72 holes.

Indeed, LIV Golf’s purses are huge, but how much money is at stake at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club? Here is a breakdown of the LIV Golf Portland Scholarship for 2022.

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LIV Golf Portland Coin Purse

All eight LIV Golf events will feature a scholarship worth $25 million. That makes LIV Golf Portland’s purse worth $7.5 million more than the PGA Tour’s most lucrative major, the 2022 US Open ($17.5 million).

LIV Golf’s large purses are part of the reason the PGA Tour unveiled larger purses for eight events next season. These events will have prize money totaling $20 million.

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How much does the winner earn?

The winner of LIV Golf Portland will receive a winner’s share of $4 million. This represents 16% of the total purse for the event.

The four winning members of the team portion of the contest will receive an extra $750,000 in addition to their payments. Thus, golfers can catch up $4.75 million at a single LIV Golf event.

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Payments LIV Golf Portland 2022

The winner of LIV Golf Portland will take home $4 million, but second through fourth place finishers will all receive at least $1 million as part of the $25 million purse.

Below are the scheduled payouts for each 48-man tournament in the LIV Golf Invitational Series:

Square Projected payment
1 $4,000,000
2 $2,125,000
3 $1,500,000
4 $1,050,000
5 $975,000
6 $800,000
seven $675,000
8 $625,000
9 $580,000
ten $560,000
11 $540,000
12 $450,000
13 $360,000
14 $270,000
15 $250,000
16 $240,000
17 $232,000
18 $226,000
19 $220,000
20 $200,000
21 $180,000
22 $172,000
23 $170,000
24 $168,000
25 $166,000
26 $164,000
27 $162,000
28 $160,000
29 $158,000
30 $156,000
31 $154,000
32 $152,000
33 $150,000
34 $148,000
35 $146,000
36 $144,000
37 $142,000
38 $140,000
39 $138,000
40 $136,000
41 $134,000
42 $132,000
43 $130,000
44 $128,000
45 $126,000
46 $124,000
47 $122,000
48 $120,000

If there are ties, the tied golfers will split the money equally. For example, if two golfers are tied for second place, the second and third place prize pools would be combined and split equally between the two. In this case, each would receive $1,812,500.