2019 Open Championship Purse Payout

Shane Lowry’s victory this past week at Royal Portrush not only earned him immortality in his homeland, job security for the next 10 years and a year with the Claret Jug, but it also came with the largest winner’s prize in Open Championship history: $1.935 million. 

While Lowry’s victory and subsequent celebration are still fresh in his mind, J.B. Holmes is likely rueing his Sunday performance and not only because of the 16-over par 87 he posted.

Entering the final round in third place, Holmes was in line to make upwards of $700,000 if he held his position on the leaderboard and even more if he could muster even an even-par round. Unfortunately for Holmes, his fate was already written and as the Portrush weather blew in, his chances blew away.

Holmes shot 5-over par 41 on the front nine and 11-over par 46 on the back to tumble to a tie for 67th place, a difference of $693,000. Holmes has made over $25 million on the PGA Tour, good enough for 55th all-time, but the final-round meltdown coupled with the amount of money he left on the table has to sting a little bit. 

Here’s the complete breakdown of the payouts for the 2019 Open Championship

1-Shane Lowry-$1,935,000
2-Tommy Fleetwood-$1,120,000
3-Tony Finau-$718,000
T4-Lee Westwood-$503,500
T4-Brooks Koepka-$503,500
T6-Robert MacIntyre-$313,000
T6-Tyrrell Hatton-$313,000
T6-Danny Willett-$313,000
T6-Rickie Fowler-$313,000
10-Patrick Reed-$223,000
T11-Francesco Molinari-$171,700
T11-Tom Lewis-$171,700
T11-Justin Thomas-$171,700
T11-Alexander Noren-$171,700
T11-Jon Rahm-$171,700
T16-Ryan Fox-$126,313
T16-Lucas Bjerregaard-$126,313
T16-Rory Sabbatini-$126,313
T16-Sang-hyun Park-$126,313
T20-Louis Oosthuizen-$91,350
T20-Stewart Cink-$91,350
T20-Doc Redman-$91,350
T20-Lucas Glover-$91,350
T20-Erik van Rooyen-$91,350
T20-Matthew Fitzpatrick-$91,350
T20-Cameron Smith-$91,350
T20-Henrik Stenson-$91,350
T20-Jordan Spieth-$91,350
T20-Justin Rose-$91,350
T30-Kevin Kisner-$69,875
T30-Webb Simpson-$69,875
T32-Kiradech Aphibarnrat-$56,278
T32-Jason Kokrak-$56,278
T32-Bernd Wiesberger-$56,278
T32-Andrew Wilson-$56,278
T32-Joost Luiten-$56,278
T32-Ernie Els-$56,278
T32-Byeong-Hun An-$56,278
T32-Andrew Putnam-$56,278
T32-Dylan Frittelli-$56,278
T41-Callum Shinkwin-$36,250
T41-Bubba Watson-$36,250
T41-Kyle Stanley-$36,250
T41-Benjamin Hebert-$36,250
T41-Inn-choon Hwang-$36,250
T41-Aaron Wise-$36,250
T41-Patrick Cantlay-$36,250
T41-Justin Harding-$36,250
T41-Russell Knox-$36,250
T41-Xander Schauffele-$36,250
T41-Matt Kuchar-$36,250
T52-Shubhankar Sharma-$28,080
T52-Branden Grace-$28,080
T52-Matt Wallace-$28,080
T52-Charley Hoffman-$28,080
T52-Dustin Johnson-$28,080
T57-Ashton Turner-$26,467
T57-Thorbjorn Olesen-$26,467
T57-Kevin Streelman-$26,467
T57-Paul Casey-$26,467
T57-Adam Hadwin-$26,467
T57-Graeme McDowell-$26,467
T63-Paul Waring-$25,800
T63-Jim Furyk-$25,800
T63-Mikko Korhonen-$25,800
T63-Romain Langasque-$25,800
T67-Thomas Pieters-$25,088
T67-Yosuke Asaji-$25,088
T67-Sergio Garcia-$25,088
T67-J.B. Holmes-$25,088
71-Eddie Pepperell-$24,625
T72-Nino Bertasio-$24,438
T72-Yuki Inamori-$24,438