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2014 British Open prize money

By Kyle Porter | Golf Writer

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Here is the prize money for the 2014 British Open. Champion Rory McIlroy earned himself a handsome reward. As did his father, who will get a hefty payday from a bet he made 10 years ago.

I converted from British pounds to US dollars.


1st: $1,665,933

Top 10

2nd: $956,844
3rd: $615,114
4th: $478,422
5th: $385,300
6th: $334,041
7th: $285,344
8th: $241,773
9th: $211,018
10th: $193,077

Top 25

11th: $173,427
12th: $154,632
13th: $144,380
14th: $134,983
15th: $126,440
16th: $115,333
17th: $110,207
18th: $105,081
19th: $100,810
20th: $96,538
21st: $91,412
22nd: $87,141
23rd: $82,869
24th: $78,597
25th: $75,180

Even last place gets $21,187 which is amazing work if you can get it.

The total purse is $9.2 million whichi is a little less than the PGA Championship of $10 million later this season. It's $250,000 bigger than last year's purse.

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