Alfred Dunhill Links Championship 2021: Breakdown of the Prize Money From Winner to Last-Place

Published 10/01/2021, 2:00 PM EDT


After the Ryder Cup has successfully wrapped up, the European Tour will begin its schedule with the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. A change from the intensity of the Ryder Cup, this tournament offers its own kind of entertainment on the course. The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship will be played on three courses, The Old Course at St Andrews, the Championship Course in Carnoustie, and Kingsbarns Golf Links.

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The Old Course, where the event will begin, is considered the oldest in the world. The course comes with challenges and obstacles that have existed for decades, a product of its rich history.

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The Championship Course is another iconic location in Scotland, which has hosted golf since the 16th century. It also hosts numerous other events and was where the legendary Ben Hogan scored his 70 to qualify for the Open Championship which he won. On the other hand, the Kingsbarns course around seven miles away from St Andrews.

The event is one of the most popular golf tournaments. It hosts two different competitions, the individual tournament and the pro-am. It was introduced to the schedule in 2001. However, it is noteworthy that Alfred Dunhill has been linked to the charity since 1985.

Victor Perez won the tournament’s last individual championship edition. Tommy Fleetwood and Ogden Phipps won the team championship.

Let’s take a look at the winner’s payout and more for the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship this year.

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Winner’s payout at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship 2021

According to reports, the total purse for the tournament is $5 million. The winner will take home $800,000 along with some other perks. Whoever wins will also earn 30 Official World Golf Ranking points available based on their field strength. A two-plus European Tour exception and berths for key events are also awarded.

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Additionally, 5,500 Race to Dubai points are also up for grabs, out of which 915 belong to the winner.

The pro-am prize pool is $200,000. A total of 20 teams are paid, while the winning professional earns $50,000. Second and third place earn $30,000 and $20,000 respectively.

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FINAL RANKPRIZE
Winner$800,000
Runner-up$533,330
Third-place$300,480
Fourth-place$240,000
Fifth-place$203,520

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Here’s a complete breakdown of the $5 million prize money

  • 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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Devika Pawar is a golf and NBA writer at EssentiallySports. A psychology graduate from KJ Somaiya, she has over two years' worth of sportswriting experience at Republic World. Devika loves NBA a little too much and is a dedicated Golden State Warriors fan.

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