PGA Tours were schedule for the year 2018, there is huge increase in the prize money of the tournament. Which means the golfers will get good winning share after winning a championship this season. In 2016, the big cash prize event is The Player Championship with total purse of ($10.5 million) and winner of the tour will get $1.8 million.
|Tour||Total Purse||Winners Share||Country|
|The Players Championship||$10.5 Million||$1.8 Million||United States|
|The PGA Championship||$10.5||$1.89 Million||United States|
|U.S Open||$10 Million||$2.16 Million||United States|
|The Masters||$11 Million||$1.9 Million||United States|
|The Open Championship||$10.25||$1.42 Million||England|
|WGC Match Play||$9.7 Million||$1.6 Million||United States|
|WGC—Bridgestone Invitational||$9.7 Million||$1.6 Million||United States|
|WGC-Mexico Championship||$9.5 Million||$1.6 Million||Mexico|
|Tour Championship||$8.5 Million||$1.5 Million||United States|
|BMW Open||$8.75 Million||$1.5 Million||United States|
|Dell Technologies Championship||$8.75 Million||$1.5 Million||United States|
|The Northern Trust||$8.75 Million||$1.5 Million||United States|
|WGC-HSBC Champions||$9.75 Million||$1.7 Million||United States|
There is certain increase in the purse of The Masters this year in 2018 ($11 million) is suggest adjusted for the whole tournament and the winner will collected $1.9 million.
The 5 Highest Prize Money Golf Tournaments 2018:
The Masters : Total Purse ($11 million) : Winner Share ($1.9 million):
The Masters golf tour started in the month of April, it is among the biggest cash prize event this year. The tour organized by the (Augusta National Golf Club). The first edition of this tour played 83 years on (March 22, 1934)
The Players Championship : Total Purse ($10.5 million) : Winner Share ($1.8 million):
The first edition of the Players Championship is established in 1974. Since that period time it gain huge popularity the prize money increased from $250,000 to $10.5 million. The tour schedule for in May at TPC at Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.
PGA Championship : Total Purse ($10.5 million) : Winner Share ($1.89 million):
The PGA championship established in 1916 almost 101 years ago. In August, the event started and organized by (PGA of America). The format of this tour is storke play since 1958. 1916, Match play is the format for this tour but after 1957 tournament its changed to stroke play. The total prize fund adjusted for the tour is $10.5 million and the winner will collected $1.89 million.
The Open Championship : Total Purse ($10.25 million) : Winner Share ($1.42 million):
The Open Championship take place in United Kingdom, and started in July each year. The tour organized by the The Royal and Ancient Golf Club and stroke play format of the tournament. The first tour of Open Championship held on 17 October 1860 almost (157 years ago). The winner of the tour will earn $1.42 million.