prizemoney

Huggan: The U.S. Open displays what LIV can’t buy

Huggan: The U.S. Open displays what LIV can’t buy

Before the 122nd U.S. Open began, much of the chatter around The Country Club was devoted to the first LIV event. No surprise there, of course, the evolution of the Saudi-backed Tour/circuit/series has been the talk of the other Tours for months now. 19 Jun 2022
Jed looking to top Cam’s biggest pay day

Jed looking to top Cam’s biggest pay day

Cameron Smith won the biggest winner's cheque in golf this year when he lifted The Players title – but now a mullet-haired, moustachioed, Queensland protege is aiming to eclipse him. 9 Jun 2022
U.S. Women’s Open adds sponsor and prizemoney

U.S. Women’s Open adds sponsor and prizemoney

The USGA and Promedica have announced a long-term partnership that includes presenting partner rights for the U.S. Women’s Open. 10 Jan 2022
Singapore Open returns with increased prizemoney

Singapore Open returns with increased prizemoney

The SMBC Singapore Open will make a welcome return in 2022, and with an increased prize purse of US$1.25 million, up from the US$1 million previously on offer. The event will once again take place on the Serapong Course at the Sentosa Golf Club from January 20-23. 16 Dec 2021
PGA Tour prize money set to soar

PGA Tour prize money set to soar

Australia's top male golfers are set to get even richer with the PGA Tour raising purses in five of its biggest tournaments in a season schedule that pushes prize money up to US$427 million (A$590m). 23 Nov 2021
LPGA season set for exciting conclusion

LPGA season set for exciting conclusion

Nelly Korda and Jin Young Ko have both secured four titles this year going into the CME Group Tour Championship, the season finale on the LPGA Tour with more than just $1.5 million ($A2.1m) at stake for the winner. 18 Nov 2021
Hannah Green's 'life-changing' bonus

Hannah Green's 'life-changing' bonus

Hannah Green plans on splashing out on a house after landing a "life-changing" $US1 million bonus for winning the LPGA Tour's season-long AON Risk Reward Challenge. 17 Nov 2021
European Tour to become DP World Tour

European Tour to become DP World Tour

The European Tour will be known as the DP World Tour from the start of the 2022 season, its 50th year, with total prize money of more than $200m ($A270m), double that in 2021. 10 Nov 2021
Golf’s modernised rules of amateur status published

Golf’s modernised rules of amateur status published

Golf’s new Rules of Amateur Status have been published by The R&A and the USGA ahead of coming into effect on January 1, 2022. 27 Oct 2021
New sponsor and prizemoney boost for LPGA major

New sponsor and prizemoney boost for LPGA major

The opening women's major of 2022 will have its prize fund boosted by 60 percent to US$5 million ($6.8 million), the LPGA Tour said after announcing a new title sponsor for the tournament. 6 Oct 2021
AIG Women’s Open sets a new benchmark with record prize fund

AIG Women’s Open sets a new benchmark with record prize fund

The AIG Women’s Open has set a new benchmark for prize money in women’s golf with the announcement that the prize fund for this year’s championship will increase by $1.3 million to $5.8 million with the winner earning $870,000. 19 Aug 2021
Morri: The Welfare Cup

Morri: The Welfare Cup

It’s like welfare for the wealthy, this FedExCup finale. Or welfare for the wealthiest, to be more precise. 7 Sep 2020