2022 Omega European Masters: Prize Money Breakdown and Winner’s Payout

Published 08/27/2022, 3:30 PM EDT

The Omega European Masters is one of the most prestigious golf competitions on the DP World Tour. Like always, the 2022 edition (75th) of the tournament Crans-sur-Sierre GC, Crans Montana in Switzerland from August 25 to 28. 

Notably, none of the Top 50 golfers on the Official World Rankings are participating in the European golf tournament this year. However, the 156-player field consists of some of the best players on the European Tour, like Miguel Angel Jimenez, Pep Angles, Adri Arnaus, and Matt Wallace. 

In no time, the event will get its 75th winner. And before it happens, let’s find out the prize money and other benefits waiting for the champion after playing 72-holes. 

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The Omega European Masters champion’s prize money and other benefits

The total purse of the 72-hole tournament is €2,000,000. Like most of the DP World Tour events, a cut is made at the Crans-sur-Sierre GC field after 36-holes. Nonetheless, only the players who finished all four rounds will get to win a part of the total purse. 

However, there are some benefits that the tournament offers just for its champion. The main feature of winning the European Masters event is that the winner will receive 16.67% of the purse, which is the standard amount according to the European Tour’s prize money distribution chart. 

As per the prize money distribution chart, the event champion will receive €333,330 from the total purse. He will also get 16 Official World Golf Ranking points, with the points available based on field strength. Moreover, the champion will get a two-plus season exemption on the European Tour, as well berths into other major Tour events.

The main perk of winning the European Masters is that he will 460 out of the 2,750 Race to Dubai points allotted to the field. Notably, the top five players on the Race to Dubai standings at the end of the season will get a part of the bonus pool money of €5 million. Winning the event will help the DP Tour players to be in contention to win that bonus pool.  

The purse distribution of the tournament

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Given below is the list that contains the winner’s payout for the 2022 Omega European Masters:

POSITIONPRIZE MONEY
1€333,330
2€222,220
3€125,200
4€100,000
5€84,800
6€70,000
7€60,000
8€50,000
9€44,800
10€40,000
11€36,800
12€34,400
13€32,200
14€30,600
15€29,400
16€28,200
17€27,000
18€25,800
19€24,800
20€24,000
21€23,200
22€22,600
23€22,000
24€21,400
25€20,800
26€20,200
27€19,600
28€19,000
29€18,400
30€17,800
31€17,200
32€16,600
33€16,000
34€15,400
35€15,000
36€14,600
37€14,200
38€13,800
39€13,400
40€13,000
41€12,600
42€12,200
43€11,800
44€11,400
45€11,000
46€10,600
47€10,200
48€9,800
49€9,400
50€9,000
51€8,600
52€8,200
53€7,800
54€7,400
55€7,000
56€6,600
57€6,200
58€6,000
59€5,800
60€5,600
61€5,400
62€5,200
63€5,000
64€4,800
65€4,600

After making a cut after round 2 on Friday, the Spaniard, Alejandro Canizares, tops the leaderboard with an impressive 15-under. Notably, he only has a one-shot lead against the second-ranking player on the field.

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Since they have no big difference in scores, the fans can expect a furious match in the last two rounds of the event. Who do you think would win at the Crans-sur-Sierre GC this year?

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Anjana Prabhakaran

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Anjana Prabhakaran is a Golf content writer at EssentiallySports. She has completed her Master's degree in Public Administration and considers researching as one of her hobbies. As her family is interested in sports, Anjana grew up watching every sport on television.

Edited By: Manaal Siddiqui

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