The Zurich Classic purse was $7,000,000 for the 2016 tournament at the TPC Louisiana in Avondale, Louisiana. The winner of the 2016 Zurich Classic of New Orleans, Brian Stuard, received the 1st prize payout of $1,260,000 and 500 FedEx Cup points.
In 2nd place, Byeong-Hun An An and Jamie Lovemark collected payouts of $616,000 while Bobby Wyatt received $336,000 prize winnings in 4th place. Chris Kirk, Jason Day and Jhonattan Vegas tied 5th place for a $255,500 share of the prize fund each.
The prize fund at the Zurich Classic increased by $100,000 compared to the 2015 tournament. The winner’s payout also increased by $18,000, the previous year’s winner and defending champion, Justin Rose collected the winner’s check of $1,242,000.
2016 Zurich Open Prize Money
The Zurich Classic prize money distribution including player earnings for each prize winning leaderboard position. The Zurich Classic money list is subject to withdrawals and ties.
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