British Open Prize Money – 2015 Purse And Payouts

The Open Championship

The Open Championship

The British Open purse is £6,300,000 for the 2015 tournament at the St. Andrews Old Course in Fife, Scotland. The winner of the 2015 British Open will receive the 1st prize payout of £1,150,000. It’s the first time the winner’s payout has been over £1,000,000 for the tournament.

The prize fund for the British Open has increased by £900,000 from 2014 tournament which had a £5,400,000 purse. Rory McIlroy collected last year’s 1st place prize money of £975,000, his successor will take home £175,000 more.

2015 British Open Prize Money

The British Open prize money breakdown including player earnings for each prize winning position will be published on Sunday July 19th when the tournament has been concluded. Below are the provisional payouts for the first 70 leaderboard positions in British pounds and US Dollars.

  1. 1st. Prize Money – £1,150,000 / $1,805,500
  2. 2nd. Prize Money – £653,000 / $1,025,210
  3. 3rd. Prize Money – £420,000 / $659,400
  4. 4th. Prize Money – £327,000 / $513,390
  5. 5th. Prize Money – £263,000 / $412,910
  6. 6th. Prize Money – £228,000 / $357,960
  7. 7th. Prize Money – £195,000 / $306,150
  8. 8th. Prize Money – £165,000 / $259,050
  9. 9th. Prize Money – £145,000 / $227,650
  10. 10th. Prize Money – £132,000 / $207,240
  11. 11th. Prize Money – £118,500 / $186,045
  12. 12th. Prize Money – £105,500 / $165,635
  13. 13th. Prize Money – £99,000 / $155,430
  14. 14th. Prize Money – £92,500 / $145,225
  15. 15th. Prize Money – £86,000 / $135,020
  16. 16th. Prize Money – £79,500 / $124,815
  17. 17th. Prize Money – £75,500 / $118,535
  18. 18th. Prize Money – £72,000 / $113,040
  19. 19th. Prize Money – £69,000 / $108,330
  20. 20th. Prize Money – £66,000 / $103,620
  21. 21st. Prize Money – £62,500 / $98,125
  22. 22nd. Prize Money – £59,500 / $93,415
  23. 23rd. Prize Money – £56,500 / $88,705
  24. 24th. Prize Money – £53,500 / $83,995
  25. 25th. Prize Money – £51,250 / $80,463
  26. 26th. Prize Money – £49,000 / $76,930
  27. 27th. Prize Money – £47,250 / $74,183
  28. 28th. Prize Money – £45,500 / $71,435
  29. 29th. Prize Money – £43,750 / $68,688
  30. 30th. Prize Money – £42,000 / $65,940
  31. 31st. Prize Money – £40,250 / $63,193
  32. 32nd. Prize Money – £38,000 / $59,660
  33. 33rd. Prize Money – £36,750 / $57,698
  34. 34th. Prize Money – £35,750 / $56,128
  35. 35th. Prize Money – £34,500 / $54,165
  36. 36th. Prize Money – £33,000 / $51,810
  37. 37th. Prize Money – £31,500 / $49,455
  38. 38th. Prize Money – £30,000 / $47,100
  39. 39th. Prize Money – £29,000 / $45,530
  40. 40th. Prize Money – £27,750 / $43,568
  41. 41st. Prize Money – £26,750 / $41,998
  42. 42nd. Prize Money – £25,500 / $40,035
  43. 43rd. Prize Money – £24,250 / $38,073
  44. 44th. Prize Money – £23,000 / $36,110
  45. 45th. Prize Money – £21,800 / $34,226
  46. 46th. Prize Money – £20,800 / $32,656
  47. 47th. Prize Money – £19,800 / $31,086
  48. 48th. Prize Money – £19,000 / $29,830
  49. 49th. Prize Money – £18,200 / $28,574
  50. 50th. Prize Money – £17,800 / $27,946
  51. 51st. Prize Money – £17,400 / $27,318
  52. 52nd. Prize Money – £17,000 / $26,690
  53. 53rd. Prize Money – £16,750 / $26,298
  54. 54th. Prize Money – £16,500 / $25,905
  55. 55th. Prize Money – £16,250 / $25,513
  56. 56th. Prize Money – £16,000 / $25,120
  57. 57th. Prize Money – £15,800 / $24,806
  58. 58th. Prize Money – £15,700 / $24,649
  59. 59th. Prize Money – £15,600 / $24,492
  60. 60th. Prize Money – £15,500 / $24,335
  61. 61st. Prize Money – £15,400 / $24,178
  62. 62nd. Prize Money – £15,300 / $24,021
  63. 63rd. Prize Money – £15,200 / $23,864
  64. 64th. Prize Money – £15,100 / $23,707
  65. 65th. Prize Money – £15,000 / $23,550
  66. 66th. Prize Money – £14,900 / $23,393
  67. 67th. Prize Money – £14,800 / $23,236
  68. 68th. Prize Money – £14,700 / $23,079
  69. 69th. Prize Money – £14,600 / $22,922
  70. 70th. Prize Money – £14,500 / $22,765

Amateur golfers are inellgible for a share of the British Open prize money.

If more than 70 professional golfers make the cut, the prize fund will be increased.