2022 Alfred Dunhill Links: Prize Money Breakdown and Winner’s Payout

Published 10/01/2022, 1:00 PM EDT
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The world of golf has its eyes at St. Andrews, as the DP World Tour stars are competing at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. With some of the big names competing at the home of golf, we take a look at how much prize money is at stake at the tournament.

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The ongoing Alfred Dunhill Links championship commenced on 29th September and will end on 2nd October. The event will take place at the three courses of St. Andrews: Kingsbarns, Carnoustie, and Old Course.

Similar to the past European Tour events, this event too will consist of LIV Golf players, despite the criticism from the PGA Tour players. Nonetheless, let’s take a look at the prize money and other benefits offered at the tournament.

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Winner’s purse and other benefits for the Championship

A total of 168 players are competing to win the DP World Tour event. This includes some high-profile names such as Rory McIlroy, Padraig Harrington, Matt Fitzpatrick, and many more. The total prize money for the tournament is 4.8 million.

May 22, 2022; Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA; Matthew Fitzpatrick lines up his putt on the first green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Michael Madrid-USA TODAY Sports

As per the European Tour’s prize money distribution chart rule, 16.67 percent payout goes to the winner. In accordance with the rule, the winner of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship will enjoy prize money of $800,000. However, along with the prize amount, the winner will also earn a lot more perks.

The winner of the European Tour event will earn 32 points in the Official World Golf Rankings. Moreover, he will also earn 915 points for the Race To Dubai, which is the final event of the Tour and will see the crowning of the Number one player on the European Tour.

Apart from the professional golf tournament, St. Andrews will also host a Pro-Am event. The purse for the Pro-Am event is $200,000, with the top 20 teams getting paid. The winning pro will win earn $50,000, while the second and third place teams will earn $30,000 and $20,000, respectively.

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Alfred Dunhill Links Championship: Prize money breakdown

With some of the biggest golfers competing at the home of golf, let’s take a look at how much each individual will earn:

1$800,000
2$533,330
3$300,480
4$240,000
5$203,520
6$168,000
7$144,000
8$120,000
9$107,520
10$96,000
11$88,320
12$82,560
13$77,280
14$73,440
15$70,560
16$67,680
17$64,800
18$61,920
19$59,520
20$57,600
21$55,680
22$54,240
23$52,800
24$51,360
25$49,920
26$48,480
27$47,040
28$45,600
29$44,160
30$42,720
31$41,280
32$39,840
33$38,400
34$36,960
35$36,000
36$35,040
37$34,080
38$33,120
39$32,160
40$31,200
41$30,240
42$29,280
43$28,320
44$27,360
45$26,400
46$25,440
47$24,480
48$23,520
49$22,560
50$21,600
51$20,640
52$19,680
53$18,720
54$17,760
55$16,800
56$15,840
57$14,880
58$14,400
59$13,920
60$13,440

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Abdul Bari Khan

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Abdul Bari is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Abdul is currently pursuing his Master’s in the same. With great affection for the world of sports, this avid golf lover turned to the course at a young age.

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