Jack Nicklaus, a 73-time PGA Tour winner, earned $5,734,031 during his illustrious tour career. On Sunday, the winner of the tournament that he hosts, the Memorial, will earn a prize money payout of $1.674 million. We’ll help you do the math here: That’s a little more than 29 percent of Nicklaus’ career earnings, for the one victory.
As the saying goes, nice work if you can get it.
Being an invitational event on the PGA Tour, the overall prize money payout of $9.3 million at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, is among the highest on tour. Here’s how much money each place earns at the Memorial. Come back shortly after the end of the tournament and we’ll update the list to show you specifically how much each golfer made.
Total purse: $9.3 million