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The Players Championship purse was $10,500,000 for the 2016 tournament at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. The winner of the 2016 Players Championship, Jason Day, received the 1st prize payout of $1,890,000 and 600 FedEx Cup points.

In 2nd place, Kevin Chappell collected a $1,134,000 payout and 330 FedEx Cup points, while Justin Thomas, Matt Kuchar, Colt Knost and Ken Duke tied 3rd place for $504,000 payouts and 148 FedEx Cup points.

The prize fund at The Players increased by $500,000 compared to the 2015 tournament purse of $10,000,000. The winner’s payout has also increased by $90,000, last year’s winner and defending champion, Rickie Fowler collected the winner’s check of $1,800,000.

2016 Players Prize Money

The Players prize money distribution including player earnings for each prize winning leaderboard position. The Players money list is subject to withdrawals and ties.

PositionPlayersPrize MoneyFedEx Cup Points
1stJason Day$1,890,000600
2ndKevin Chappell$1,134,000330
3rdJustin Thomas$504,000148
3rdMatt Kuchar$504,000148
3rdColt Knost$504,000148
3rdKen Duke$504,000148
7thFrancesco Molinari$338,62597
7thHideki Matsuyama$338,62597
9thGraeme McDowell$283,50082
9thDaniel Berger$283,50082
9thAlex Cejka$283,50082
12thAdam Scott$212,62566
12thRory McIlroy$212,62566
12thBryce Molder$212,62566
12thRetief Goosen$212,62566
16thBoo Weekley$168,00057
16thShane Lowry$168,00057
16thCameron Tringale$168,00057
19thJustin Rose$131,77551
19thRussell Knox$131,77551
19thJerry Kelly$131,77551
19thJonas Blixt$131,77551
23rdPaul Casey$93,45046
23rdScott Piercy$93,45046
23rdRyan Palmer$93,45046
23rdDaniel Summerhays$93,45046
23rdSi Woo Kim$93,45046
28thDustin Johnson$68,32540
28thDavid Hearn$68,32540
28thVijay Singh$68,32540
28thBilly Horschel$68,32540
28thJ.J. Henry$68,32540
28thLouis Oosthuizen$68,32540
28thGary Woodland$68,32540
35thJim Furyk$52,89435
35thKeegan Bradley$52,89435
35thBrooks Koepka$52,89435
35thDanny Lee$52,89435
39thJon Curran$44,10031
39thChad Campbell$44,10031
39thMartin Kaymer$44,1000
39thAdam Hadwin$44,10031
43rdJames Hahn$33,67026
43rdSoren Kjeldsen$33,6700
43rdBill Haas$33,67026
43rdK.J. Choi$33,67026
43rdBubba Watson$33,67026
43rdWilliam McGirt$33,67026
49thMorgan Hoffmann$25,91420
49thFreddie Jacobson$25,91420
49thJason Dufner$25,91420
49thBernd Wiesberger$25,9140
49thZac Blair$25,91420
54thZach Johnson$24,15016
54thBrian Harman$24,15016
54thSergio Garcia$24,15016
57thBranden Grace$23,10011
57thJhonattan Vegas$23,10011
57thHarold Varner, III$23,10011
57thIan Poulter$23,10011
57thHudson Swafford$23,10011
57thBrendan Steele$23,10011
57thBrendon de Jonge$23,10011
64thJamie Lovemark$21,7355
64thJohnson Wagner$21,7355
64thMarc Leishman$21,7355
64thKyle Reifers$21,7355
64thErnie Els$21,7355
64thSean O'Hair$21,7355
70thCamilo Villegas$21,0001
71stSteve Wheatcroft$20,7901
72ndShawn Stefani$20,4751
72ndWill Wilcox$20,4751
74thKevin Streelman$20,0551
74thFabian Gomez$20,0551
76thPatton Kizzire$19,7401