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Monday, 09 July 2012
The Claret Jug on the 18th green at Royal Lytham & St Annes  (Getty Images)
The Claret Jug on the 18th green at Royal Lytham & St Annes (Getty Images)

The total prize money for The 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes will be £5 million, the same as in 2011.

The R&A announced the prize money breakdown and the player who lifts the Claret Jug as Open Champion will receive a cheque for £900,000. 

 

 

PRIZE MONEY
Place £ Place £
1 900,000 36 26,000
2 520,000 37 25,000
3 335,000 38 24,000
4 260,000 39 23,000
5 210,000 40 22,000
6 180,000 41 21,000
7 155,000 42 20,000
8 130,000 43 19,000
9 115,000 44 18,000
10 104,000 45 17,250
11 94,000 46 16,500
12 84,000 47 15,750
13 78,000 48 15,000
14 73,000 49 14,500
15 68,000 50 14,000
16 63,000 51 13,750
17 60,000 52 13,500
18 57,000 53 13,300
19 54,500 54 13,100
20 52,000 55 13,000
21 49,500 56 12,900
22 47,000 57 12,800
23 44,500 58 12,700
24 42,500 59 12,600
25 40,500 60 12,500
26 39,000 61 12,400
27 37,500 62 12,300
28 36,000 63 12,200
29 34,500 64 12,100
30 33,000 65 12,000
31 31,500 66 11,900
32 30,000 67 11,800
33 29,000 68 11,700
34 28,000 69 11,600
35 27,000 70 11,500

 

 

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 £100 per qualifying place above 70 to a minimum of £9,000.

Non qualifiers after two rounds:  Leading ten professional golfers and ties £3,500; next 20 professional golfers and ties £2,850; next 20 professional golfers and ties £2,600; remained of professional golfers and ties £2,350.

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