2022 AT&T Byron Nelson: Prize Money Breakdown and Winner’s Payout

Published 05/13/2022, 7:30 PM EDT
May 12, 2022; McKinney, Texas, USA; Sebastian Munoz smiles on the 18th green after completing his 12-under round of 60 during the first round of the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Raymond Carlin III-USA TODAY Sports

After an enthralling week at the Wells Fargo Championship, the PGA Tour moves to AT&T Byron Nelson. TPC Craig Ranch, McKinney in Texas, is the host of this event. Furthermore, the field has plenty of star players, who want to get some match practice before getting into the PGA Championship next week.

This year the field has Justin Thomas, Dustin Johnson, Hideki Matsuyama, Jordan Spieth, and others. And most of these golfers have had a decent start to the event so far. However, the round one leader Sebastian Munoz has a lead of four strokes as he shot 60 and remained -12 for the event.

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Meanwhile, Justin Thomas carded -4 and is T27 after round one, while Hideki Matsuyama and Dustin Johnson are T13 with a score of -5. The 2022 Masters champion Scottie Scheffler and Jordan Spieth is also at the same spot with an identical score. 

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Additionally, there were plenty of low scores as around 106 golfers remained under par for the day. Hence, we can expect the cutline to be around -2 or -3. Moreover, only the golfers making it to the weekend will receive a share of the total prize money. So here’s the total prize money for the 2022 AT&T Byron Nelson.

Prize money purse for the 2022 AT&T Byron Nelson

The 2022 AT&T Byron Nelson has a prize money purse of $9.1 million. Moreover, the winner of the event will receive around $1,638,000, which is the standard 18 percent payout according to the PGA Tour’s prize money distribution chart.

Additionally, apart from monetary benefits, the tournament has other perks available, especially for the winner. The winner of the event will receive 500 FedExCup points and 52 OWGR points. Moreover, the winner will also receive a two-season exemption on the PGA Tour and qualification for the 2023 Masters and 2022 PGA Championship.

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May 12, 2022; McKinney, Texas, USA; Sebastian Munoz plays his shot from the 18th tee during the first round of the AT&T Byron Nelson golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Raymond Carlin III-USA TODAY Sports

Furthermore, there are around 156 golfers in the field, while only the top 65 and ties will make it to the weekend. Hence, only these golfers will receive a share of the total prize money purse of $9.1 million. So here’s the complete breakdown of the 2022 AT&T Byron Nelson prize purse.

Complete breakdown of the prize money from winner’s place to last place

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PositionEarnings
1$1,638,000
2$991,900
3$627,900
4$445,900
5$373,100
6$329,875
7$307,125
8$284,375
9$266,175
10$247,975
11$229,775
12$211,575
13$193,375
14$175,175
15$166,075
16$156,975
17$147,875
18$138,775
19$129,675
20$120,575
21$111,475
22$102,375
23$95,095
24$87,815
25$80,535
26$73,255
27$70,525
28$67,795
29$65,065
30$62,335
31$59,605
32$56,875
33$54,145
34$51,870
35$49,595
36$47,320
37$45,045
38$43,225
39$41,405
40$39,585
41$37,765
42$35,945
43$34,125
44$32,305
45$30,485
46$28,665
47$26,845
48$25,389
49$24,115
50$23,387
51$22,841
52$22,295
53$21,931
54$21,567
55$21,385
56$21,203
57$21,021
58$20,839
59$20,657
60$20,475
61$20,293
62$20,111
63$19,929
64$19,747
65$19,565

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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media from HR College, Mumbai. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.

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