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2024 LIV Golf Las Vegas: Prize Money Breakdown and Winner’s Payout

Published 02/10/2024, 10:30 AM EST

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The first-ever Las Vegas showdown by LIV Golf will come to an end in just a few hours. The enthralling 54-hole match at the Las Vegas Country Club started on February 8th and delivered a power-packed three days. Unlike the PGA Tour’s People’s Open, the LIV Golf Las Vegas was not hampered by weather issues.

The LIV Golf event boasts a heftier prize purse than its counterpart and, as per tradition, gives out money to all those participating in the field. Here is what the golfers will get in the end based on their finish on the leaderboard.

LIV Golf Las Vegas winner to walk away with a heavy pocket

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A few days ago, the LIV Golf individual season opener trophy was lifted in Mayakoba by the Chilean golfer, Joaquin Niemann, which was also his maiden LIV victory. Whereas, the team event was won by the debutant team, Legion XIII, captained by Jon Rahm. The individual winner earned a $4 million check with the three-striped black trophy.

While the winning team of four got $3 million, giving each golfer earned around $750,000. The prize purse for LIV Golf Las Vegas will be the same as the last event in El Camaleon. From the $20 million prize pool for the individual championship, the winner will get a 20% cut ($4 million), while the golfer at the bottom will go home with a $50,000 paycheck.

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Moreover, the winning team will be earning $3 million from the $5 million prize pool reserved for the team championship.  The rest of the $5M sum will be divided between the first and second runner-up teams. The full breakdown for team and individual matches is below:

Individual payout:

1st$4,000,000
2nd$2,250,000
3rd$1,500,000
4th$1,000,000
5th$800,000
6th$700,000
7th$600,000
8th$525,000
9th$442,500
10th$405,000
11th$380,000
12th$360,000
13th$340,000
14th$320,000
15th$300,000
16th$285,000
17th$270,000
18th$260,000
19th$250,000
20th$240,000
21st$230,000
22nd$220,000
23rd$210,000
24th$200,000
25th$195,000
26th$190,000
27th$185,000
28th$180,000
29th$175,000
30th$170,000
31st$165,000
32nd$160,000
33rd$155,000
34th$150,000
35th$148,000
36th$145,000
37th$143,000
38th$140,000
39th$138,000
40th$135,000
41st$133,000
42nd$130,000
43rd$128,000
44th$128,000
45th$125,000
46th$125,000
47th$123,000
48th$120,000
49th$60,000
50th$60,000
51st$60,000
52nd$50,000
53rd$50,000
54th$50,000

Team event payout: 

1st$3,000,000
2nd$1,500,000
3rd$500,000

Who are the golfers in contention in Sin City?

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After two rounds at the Las Vegas CC, 2020 U.S. Open winner Bryson DeChambeau and 2-time major winner Dustin Johnson are sharing the lead with a score of 11 under 129. Followed by Peter Uihlein, Matthew Wolff, and Jon Rahm at T3, two strokes away from the lead.

The marquee group for the final day is also based on the same finishes. Johnson, Rahm, and DeChambeau. The three will be teasing it off at 12:46 p.m. ET (9:46 a.m. PST). The shotgun tee time will start at 12:35 p.m. ET (9:35 a.m. PST). On the other hand, charting the team leaderboard, 4Aces GC and Range Goats GC are tied for one with 26 under 394.

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The solo third place is taken by Crushers GC, which has scored 24 under 396 after two rounds. Only one will emerge victorious. Will it be Rahm clinching his maiden win or Johnson taking his third LIV Golf title? Tell us your predictions in the comments!

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