Players Championship winner will earn $2.7 million and a pile of perks, including a PGA Tour card through 2025-26 season
15: Amount, in millions of dollars, of the prize fund for this week’s Players Championship, the biggest purse in golf. The winner will earn $2.7 million plus a bunch of perks on the PGA Tour, including berths in this year’s four major championships – the Masters, PGA, U.S. Open and British Open – and being fully exempt through the 2025-26 season. The winner also will receive 600 FedEx Cup points, which virtually assures a spot in the first playoff event, plus 4,050 points toward making the U.S. Ryder Cup team, if the champion is American. Play begins Thursday in the 154-man, 72-hole stroke-play event at TPC Sawgrass’ Stadium Course in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. For tee times, click here.
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