Breakdown of 2013 British Open winnings

Stewart Cink wishes the purse he won in 2009 looked like 2013. (USATSI)
Stewart Cink wishes the purse that he won in 2009 looked like 2013. (USATSI)

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How much is winning the British Open worth? Well, a lot.

But so is finishing 11th or 29th or even 48th. Here's a look at how much money will be handed out to the top 50 golfers at the British Open.

The overall purse increased $379,300 from 2012, and first place increased by $68,274.

Top 10

1st: $1.4 million
2nd: $826,874 
3rd: $531,020
4th: $413,437
5th: $333,784
6th: $288,268
7th: $246,545 
8th: $208,615 
9th: $182,064
10th: $166,892

11th place through 20th

11th: $150,202 
12th: $133,513
13th: $124,410 
14th: $116,824
15th: $109,238 
16th: $100,135 
17th: $95,583
18th: $91,032
19th: $87,239 
20th: $83,446

21st place through 30th

21st: $78,894
22nd: $75,101 
23rd: $71,308 
24th: $68,274 
25th: $65,239 
26th: $62,205
27th: $59,929 
28th: $57,653
29th: $55,377 
30th: $53,102

31st place through 40th

31st: $50,826 
32nd: $47,791 
33rd: $46,274 
34th: $44,757 
35th: $43,240 
36th: $41,723 
37th: $39,447
38th: $37,930
39th: $36,412 
40th: $34,895

41st place through 50th

41st: $33,378
42nd: $31,861 
43rd: $20,344 
44th: $28,826 
45th: $27,309 
46th: $26,171 
47th: $25,033
48th: $23,895
49th: $23,137
50th: $22,378

 

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