2022 Regions Tradition: Prize Money Breakdown and Winner’s Payout

Published 05/13/2022, 9:00 PM EDT
Dec 16, 2021; Orlando, Florida, USA; John Daly plays his shot on the the third tee during a pro-am round of the PNC Championship golf tournament at Grande Lakes Orlando Course. Mandatory Credit: Jeremy Reper-USA TODAY Sports | REUTERS

The Regions Tradition is the first major championship of the PGA Tour Champions. Moreover, the PGA Tour Champions is the senior tour where golfers who are older than 50 years and eligible to compete play in this event. However, apart from the age, there are a few other eligibilities to compete on this tour. 

The Tradition is currently underway at the Greystone Founders Course. The field has star golfers like Steve Stricker, John Daly, and Miguel Angel Jimenez, as this is a major championship. Furthermore, after round one, Steve Stricker leads the event by two strokes with a score of -7. 

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However, Miguel Angel Jimenez is in second place with -5, while the fan-favorite John Daly is T4 as he carded -4. Additionally, there is no cut for the event, and hence all players will receive some amount from the prize money purse. So here’s the total prize money for the 2022 Regions Tradition. 

Total prize money purse for the 2022 Regions Tradition

The total prize money purse for the 2022 Regions Tradition is $2.5 million. Moreover, the winner of this event will receive around $375,000, which is the standard 15 percent payout according to the PGA Tour Champions’ prize money distribution chart.

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Furthermore, there are 78 golfers in the field, and hence, there is no cut after 36 holes like it usually happen in the traditional PGA Tour events. And since this is a major championship, Regions Tradition will be a 72-hole event. Therefore, all the golfers will make it to the weekend and will receive some amount in the end. 

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Additionally, apart from monetary benefits, there are a few other perks for the winner. The money won this week counts toward the Charles Schwab Cup points list. Every dollar won will be translated into points which will be crucial for the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup. Hence, finishing as high and earning as much as possible is the primary goal of each golfer. 

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So here’s the complete breakdown of the total $2.1 million prize money purse from winner’s place to last place. 

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

  • 1. $375,000
  • 2. $220,000
  • 3. $180,000
  • 4. $150,000
  • 5. $120,000
  • 6. $100,000
  • 7. $90,000
  • 8. $80,000
  • 9. $70,000
  • 10. $65,000
  • 11. $60,000
  • 12. $55,000
  • 13. $50,000
  • 14. $47,500
  • 15. $45,000
  • 16. $42,500
  • 17. $40,000
  • 18. $37,500
  • 19. $35,250
  • 20. $33,000
  • 21. $31,000
  • 22. $29,000
  • 23. $27,500
  • 24. $26,250
  • 25. $25,000
  • 26. $23,750
  • 27. $22,750
  • 28. $21,750
  • 29. $20,750
  • 30. $19,750
  • 31. $18,750
  • 32. $18,000
  • 33. $17,250
  • 34. $16,500
  • 35. $15,750
  • 36. $15,000
  • 37. $14,250
  • 38. $13,750
  • 39. $13,250
  • 40. $12,750
  • 41. $12,250
  • 42. $11,750
  • 43. $11,250
  • 44. $10,750
  • 45. $10,250
  • 46. $9,750
  • 47. $9,250
  • 48. $8,750
  • 49. $8250
  • 50. $7750
  • 51. $7250
  • 52. $6750
  • 53. $6250
  • 54. $6000
  • 55. $5750
  • 56. $5,500
  • 57. $5,5250
  • 58. $5,000
  • 59. $4750
  • 60. $4500
  • 61. $4250
  • 62. $4000
  • 63. $3750
  • 64. $3500
  • 65. $3250
  • 66. $3000
  • 67. $2750
  • 68. $2500
  • 69. $2350
  • 70. $2200
  • 71. $2050
  • 72. $1900
  • 73. $1750
  • 74. $1650
  • 75. $1550
  • 76. $1450
  • 77. $1350
  • 78. $1250

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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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