The Players Championship: Prize Money Breakdown

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Rory McIlroy claimed the biggest winner's cheque in history at The Players Championship: Here's a breakdown of what every player earned

The Players Championship has a bigger prize fund than any of the four majors, with the 'best field in golf' competing for a total purse of $12.5million, an increase of up $1.5million from last year.

For winner Rory McIlroy, that translates as an increase of $270,000 more than 2018 champion Webb Simpson took home.

Here's a breakdown of each player's winnings 

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The Players Championship: Prize Money Breakdown

Win: Rory McIlroy, -16, $2,250,000

2nd: Jim Furyk, -15, $1,350,000
T-3: Eddie Pepperell, -14, $725,000
T-3: Jhonattan Vegas, -14, $725,000
T-5: Dustin Johnson, -13, $456,250
T-5: Brandt Snedeker, -13, $456,250
T-5: Tommy Fleetwood, -13, $456,250
T-8: Hideki Matsuyama, -12, $350,000
T-8: Justin Rose, -12, $350,000
T-8: Brian Harman, -12, $350,000
T-8: Jason Day, -12, $350,000
T-12: Adam Scott, -11, $253,125
T-12: Joel Dahmen, -11, $253,125
T-12: Abraham Ancer, -11, $253,125
T-12: Jon Rahm, -11, $253,125
T-16: Nick Taylor, -10, $193,750
T-16: Webb Simpson, -10, $193,750
T-16: Keegan Bradley, -10, $193,750
T-16: Ollie Schniederjans, -10, $193,750

T-20: Ryan Moore, -9, $156,250
T-20: Bryson DeChambeau, -9, $156,250
T-22: Sergio Garcia, -8, $125,000
T-22: J.T. Poston, -8, $125,000
T-22: Tony Finau, -8, $125,000
T-22: Kevin Kisner, -8, $125,000
T-26: Emiliano Grillo, -7, $94,375
T-26: Billy Horschel, -7, $94,375
T-26: Matt Kuchar, -7, $94,375
T-26: Byeong Hun An, -7, $94,375
T-30: Gary Woodland, -6, $77,625
T-30: Tiger Woods, -6, $77,625
T-30: Matt Wallace, -6, $77,625
T-30: Lucas Bjerregaard, -6, $77,625
T-30: Tom Hoge, -6, $77,625
T-35: Charles Howell III, -5, $60,312.50
T-35: Seamus Power, -5, $60,312.50
T-35: Brice Garnett, -5, $60,312.50
T-35: Justin Thomas, -5, $60,312.50
T-35: Rory Sabbatini, -5, $60,312.50
T-35: Russell Knox, -5, $60,312.50
T-41: Thorbjørn Olesen, -4, $45,000
T-41: Martin Trainer, -4, $45,000
T-41: Matthew Fitzpatrick, -4, $45,000
T-41: Denny McCarthy, -4, $45,000
T-41: Corey Conners, -4, $45,000
T-41: Vaughn Taylor, -4, $45,000
T-47: Bud Cauley, -3, $31,388.89
T-47: Jason Kokrak, -3, $31,388.89
T-47: Andrew Landry, -3, $31,388.89
T-47: Sung Kang, -3, $31,388.89
T-47: Kelly Kraft, -3, $31,388.89
T-47: Keith Mitchell, -3, $31,388.89
T-47: Richy Werenski, -3, $31,388.89
T-47: Rickie Fowler, -3, $31,388.89
T-47: Patrick Reed, -3, $31,388.88
T-56: Louis Oosthuizen, -2, $27,250
T-56: Brooks Koepka, -2, $27,250
T-56: Cameron Smith, -2, $27,250
T-56: Chris Kirk, -2, $27,250
T-56: Scott Piercy, -2, $27,250
T-56: Francesco Molinari, -2, $27,250
T-56: Si Woo Kim, -2, $27,250
T-56: Bubba Watson, -2, $27,250
T-56: Luke List, -2, $27,250
T-56: Ian Poulter, -2, $27,250
T-56: Brian Gay, -2, $27,250
T-67: Scott Langley, -1, $25,500
T-67: Jimmy Walker, -1, $25,500
T-67: Daniel Berger, -1, $25,500
70: Michael Thompson, E, $25,000
71: Martin Kaymer, +3, $24,750
T-72: C.T. Pan, +4, $24,375
T-72: Branden Grace, +4, $24,375

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