Prize money for the 2022 U.S. Open is largest ever: Winner to make more than $3 million, second nearly $2 million

BROOKLINE, Mass. — The third men’s major of the year headed towards the weekend at Brookline, Massachusetts, at The Country Club, a beautiful New England golf course just outside Boston.

The field is not only competing for a historic title but a historic paycheck as well. The largest in the history of the event.

The winner of the 122nd U.S. Open this Sunday will receive a check for more than $3 million — $3,150,000 to be exact. That’s $925K more than Jon Rahm made last year. The runner-up will go home with almost than $1.9 million.

By comparison, Justin Thomas took home $2.7 million last month after winning the PGA Championship. Scottie Scheffler also earned $2.7 million in April for winning the Masters.

Here’s the full breakdown of payouts for the 2022 U.S. Open:

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By: Riley Hamel
Title: Prize money for the 2022 U.S. Open is largest ever: Winner to make more than $3 million, second nearly $2 million
Sourced From: golfweek.usatoday.com/2022/06/18/us-open-prize-money-2022-purse-payouts-3-million/
Published Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2022 15:15:53 +0000

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