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The Open Championship
The British Open purse was $8,000,000. The winner of the 2012 British Open, Ernie Els received the 1st prize payout of $1,452,078 and 600 FedEx Cup points.
Adam Scott collected the 2nd prize payout of $838,978 annd 330 FedEx Cup points. Tied in 3rd place Tiger Woods and Brandt Snedeker received earnings of $479,992 and 180 FedaEx Cup points. Luke Donald and Graeme McDowell shared 5th place and collected earnings of $314,617 each and 115 FedEx Cup points.
The British Open 2012 prize money including full prize money breakdown and money list