US Open 2022 scholarship, distribution of payments: how much does the winner earn?

No one will be broke after winning at Brookline.

Traditionally, the US Open has brought the highest prize money for the winner, and this year that won’t change: the winner will take home just over $3 million at the Country Club.

Of the four major tournaments, the US Open is still the king of major tournaments in terms of prize money. The Masters posted a prize of $15 million, with Scottie Scheffler taking home $2.7 million for the win.

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This year, the course is missing Tiger Woods, but is still full of PGA Tour and LIV Golf Series stars: 2021 winner Jon Rahm is expected to start early Thursday, while Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Scottie Scheffler and d Others will be vying for the big win at the Country Club.

Here’s what you need to know about this year’s award distribution:

2022 US Open Tournament Scholarship

This year’s tournament purse is set at a huge $17.5 milliona major increase of $5 million over last year’s total $12.5 million.

The US Open still offers the biggest prize money, beating the 2022 Masters, which paid out a total of $15 million.

How much does the winner earn?

The winner wins 18% of the total purse, which will be worth $3.15 million.

In 2021, Jon Rahm brought home $2.25 million for winning the US Open, the best of all major winners.

US Open 2022 Tournament Payouts

The winner will take home $3.15 million. These numbers are based on the 2021 prize payout, with the total purse amounting to $12.5 million.

Square Projected payment
1 $2,250,000
2 $1,350.00
3 $861,457
4 $603,903
5 $502,993
6 $445,997
seven $402,083
8 $360,113
9 $325,916
ten $299,360
11 $273,194
12 $252,597
13 $235,369
14 $217,234
15 $201,689
16 $188,735
17 $178,372
18 $168,009
19 $157,646
20 $147,283
21 $138,345
22 $129,407
23 $120,728
24 $112,697
25 $105,702
26 $99,743
27 $95,209
28 $91,194
29 $87,308
30 $83,422
31 $79,535
32 $75,649
33 $71,763
34 $68,266
35 $65,416
36 $62,566
37 $59,846
38 $57,255
39 $54,664
40 $52,074
41 $49,483
42 $46,892
43 $44,301
44 $41,711
45 $39,120
46 $36,788
47 $34,456
48 $32,254
49 $30,959
50 $29,664
51 $28,886
52 $28,239
53 $27,720
54 $27,461
55 $27,202
56 $26,943
57 $26,684
58 $26,425
59 $26,166
60 $25,907

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