US Open Prize Money

The US Open purse was $8,000,000 for the 2014 tournament at Pinehurst No. 2 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Germany’s Martin Kaymer dominated the event winning with a 8 shot lead to collect the 1st prize payout of $1,620,000.

Tied in second place Rickie Fowler and Erik Compton received $789,330 prize money, Keegan Bradley, Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson, Henrik Stenson and Jason Day shared fourth place to collect $326,310 prize winnings each and tied in 9th place Adam Scott, Jimmy Walker and Brandt Snedeker pocketed $230,900 payouts.

The defending champion, Justin Rose finished tied in 12th place for a $156,679 share of the prize fund.

2014 US Open Payouts

The US Open prize money distribution including player earnings for each leaderboard position:

PlayerPrize Money
1Martin Kaymer$1,620,000
2Rickie Fowler$789,330
2Erik Compton$789,329
4Jason Day$326,310
4Keegan Bradley$326,310
4Brooks Koepka$326,310
4Henrik Stenson$326,310
4Dustin Johnson$326,310
9Adam Scott$230,900
9Jimmy Walker$230,900
9Brandt Snedeker$230,900
12Jim Furyk$156,679
12Marcel Siem$156,679
12Justin Rose$156,679
12Kevin Na$156,679
12Matt Kuchar$156,679
17Brendon Todd$118,234
17Ian Poulter$118,234
17Jordan Spieth$118,233
17J B Holmes$118,233

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