British Open 2016 prize money: What every golfer earns from $8.5 million purse

The 145th Open Championship will pay out a total of just over $8.5 million to the 81 golfers that made the cut at Royal Troon.

The winner's share of the purse is $1.5 million with second place taking in just under $900,000 as the Brexit decision's impact on the exchange rate between the pound and dollar decreased the amount golfers will make in American dollars.

Still, there is plenty of money to be distributed after the final round, along with the claret jug. Every golfer that made the weekend is guaranteed to walk away with more than $18,000.

Here is the full breakdown of how much money each player will make in each position, with ties being combined and averaged:

PositionPayout
1$1,551,000
2$891,000
3$571,560
4$444,840
5$357,720
6$310,200
7$265,320
8$224,400
9$196,680
10$178,200
11$161,040
12$143,550
13$134,640
14$126,060
15$118,140
16$108,240
17$102,960
18$97,680
19$93,720
20$89,760
21$85,140
22$81,180
23$76,890
24$72,600
25$69,960
26$66,990
27$64,350
28$62,040
29$59,400
30$57,090
31$54,780
32$51, 810
33$50,160
34$48,510
35$46,860
36$44,880
37$42,900
38$40,920
39$39,600
40$37,950
41$36,300
42$34,650
43$33,000
44$31,350
45$29,700
46$28,380
47$27,060
48$25,740
49$24,684
50$24,156
51$23,628
52$23,100
53$22,770
54$22,440
55$22,110
56$21,780
57$21,516
58$21,384
59$21,252
60$21,120
61$20,988
62$20,856
63$20,724
64$20,592
65$20,460
66$20,328
67$20,196
68$20,064
69$19,932
70$19,800
71$19,668
72$19,536
73$19,404
74$19,272
75$19,140
76$19,008
77$18,876
78$18,744
79$18,612
80$18,480
81$18,348
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Robby Kalland covers college football and golf for CBS Sports; he also dabbles in boxing, mixed martial arts and other sports. Prior to joining CBS in 2015, Robby spent time working for the Atlanta Hawks,... Full Bio

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