BMW Ladies Championship 2021: Breakdown of the Prize Money From Winner to Last-Place

Published 10/22/2021, 11:22 PM EDT


The BMW Ladies Championship is back in Korea this year, promising all the expected action fans have been waiting for. Held at the LPGA International Busan, it is the only LPGA Tour event that is being held in South Korea. Eighty-four players will compete to win the event in a perfect combination of talent and entertainment.

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Additionally, the 72-hole event is co-sanctioned by the LPGA of Korea Tour and the LPGA Tour. It’s also a no-cut event, which means all 84 players will play all four rounds. It replaced the LPGA KEB Hana Bank Championship on the LPGA Tour’s Asian swing in 2019, and will only be returning for its second edition.

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Who won the inaugural BMW Ladies Championship?

The inaugural event was won by Jang Ha-na, who beat Danielle Kang in a playoff. This year, top players will be back in Korea, looking to compete and win the second edition of the event.

Notably, the 2020 tournament was canceled because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. From 2015 to 2017, the event, with a similar name was held at the Sky 72 Golf Club in Incheon.

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The venue opened back in 2002 and also hosted the Asian Games that year. Perry Dye and Rees Jones designed the course, building it around a natural lake. They also have a 300m driving range, along with a European-style clubhouse completely equipped to host international events like the BMW Ladies Championship. The club also offers the services of a high-end restaurant, along with a shop and locker room.

At the course, players and visitors can also find a rest house, which provides a variety of Korean noodles, snacks, fruits, and beverages as refreshments. Having said that, let’s take a look at the million-dollar prize pool and its complete breakdown.

Winner’s payout at the BMW Ladies Championship 2021

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The complete prize purse for the BMW Ladies Championship is a whopping $2 million. Whoever wins will also take home some other benefits. These include 500 Race to CME Globe points and a two-year LPGA Tour along with berths on other LPGA tour events.

POSITIONPAYOUT
Winner$300,000
Runner-up$180,176
Third-place$130,705
Fourth-place$101,110
Fifth-place$81,383
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Here’s a complete breakdown of the $2 million prize money

  •  1. $300,000
  • 2. $180,176
  • 3. $130,705
  • 4. $101,110
  • 5. $81,383
  • 6. $66,585
  • 7. $55,735
  • 8. $48,830
  • 9. $43,898
  • 10. $39,951
  • 11. $36,991
  • 12. $34,525
  • 13. $32,355
  • 14. $30,383
  • 15. $28,606
  • 16. $27,028
  • 17. $25,648
  • 18. $24,464
  • 19. $23,478
  • 20. $22,688
  • 21. $21,900
  • 22. $21,110
  • 23. $20,322
  • 24. $19,532
  • 25. $18,842
  • 26. $18,151
  • 27. $17,459
  • 28. $16,769
  • 29. $16,079
  • 30. $15,487
  • 31. $14,895
  • 32. $14,303
  • 33. $13,711
  • 34. $13,119
  • 35. $12,627
  • 36. $12,133
  • 37. $11,641
  • 38. $11,147
  • 39. $10,653
  • 40. $10,259
  • 41. $9,865
  • 42. $9,471
  • 43. $9,075
  • 44. $8,681
  • 45. $8,385
  • 46. $8,089
  • 47. $7,793
  • 48. $7,497
  • 49. $7,201
  • 50. $6,905
  • 51. $6,709
  • 52. $6,511
  • 53. $6,313
  • 54. $6,116
  • 55. $5,918
  • 56. $5,720
  • 57. $5,524
  • 58. $5,326
  • 59. $5,130
  • 60. $4,932
  • 61. $4,834
  • 62. $4,734
  • 63. $4,636
  • 64. $4,538
  • 65. $4,438
  • 66. $4,340
  • 67. $4,242
  • 68. $4,142
  • 69. $4,044
  • 70. $3,946
  • 71. $3,897
  • 72. $3,846
  • 73. $3,797
  • 74. $3,748
  • 75. $3,703
  • 76. $3,656
  • 77. $3,610
  • 78. $3,564
  • 79. $3,518
  • 80. $3,473
  • 81. $3,429
  • 82. $3,384
  • 83. $3,341
  • 84. $3,298

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Devika Pawar is a Golf and NBA writer at Essentially Sports. A psychology graduate from KJ Somaiya, Devika has an experience with sportswriting at Republic World for around two years now. She loves NBA a little too much, and is a dedicated Golden State Warriors fan.

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