The Champion Golfer of the Year will win USD1,935,000 at The 148th Open at Royal Portrush.
The R&A today announced that the total prize fund will be USD10,750,000 for The Open in 2019.
“The Open is a global sporting event and our priority is to ensure that this is reflected in the prize fund. We have a long-term strategy to ensure The Open remains at the forefront of golf and maintains its unique allure in sporting terms. We are also committed to investing in our other major championships, especially the AIG Women’s British Open.” Martin slumbers, Chief executive of the r&a
Prize Money shall be allocated only to professional golfers. If more than 70 professional golfers qualify for the final two rounds, additional prize money will be added. Prize money will decrease by USD125 per qualifying place above 70 to a minimum of USD13,500.Non-qualifiers after two rounds: Leading 10 professional golfers and ties USD7,500; next 20 professional golfers and ties USD6,000; remainder of professional golfers and ties USD5,000.