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2024 Sony Open: Prize Money Breakdown and Winner’s Payout

Published 01/11/2024, 10:00 AM EST

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The first full-field event of the PGA Tour’s 2024 schedule, the Sony Open, is set to take off in mere hours. Unlike the Sentry, this event will have a 144-player field with a cut. The tournament is not a designated one; it lies between two signature tournaments, thereby making it an additional event.

The player topping the leaderboard at the additional events will have an advantage. The top five (Aon Swing 5), who are not eligible for the upcoming signature event (AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am) and have gained the most FedExCup points through the additional events, will then qualify for it. That, coupled with the massive purse that it offers, makes the Sony Open an event of utter importance for many golfers.

The 144-player field is filled with top PGA Tour pros

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The Sony Open in Hawaii is not just another event since it will mark the official start of the 2024 season for many players. This is the second event of the PGA Tour’s Opening Drive and will offer back-to-back week fun in Aloha State to those who were at the Sentry and are choosing to compete here too.

The second tournament of the opening drive will take place at Waiaae Country Club, Honolulu. The event has been part of the PGA Tour since 1965 and has since been played in Paradise. Formerly known as the Hawaiian Open, the 144-player field includes amateurs and pros who’ve found spots through qualifiers, exemptions, and more.

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On the field are the likes of: defending champion Si Woo Kim; the former winner, Hideki Matsuyama; Rookie of the Year Eric Cole; and the Sentry champion and runner-up, Chris Kirk Sahith Theegala. Will Zalatoris, too, will be making an appearance at the event, looking to make a comeback after an injury-ridden 2023 season.

The 144 players will play for four days starting on January 11, and the play will conclude on January 14. The field will be subjected to a cut after 36 holes, and the top 65 and ties will move to rounds three and four. The prize money is not as much as the Sentry, but it still offers a million-dollar check to the winner.

The prize money breakdown and winner’s payout at the 2024 Sony Open

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The prize purse for the Sony Open is $8.3 million, out of which the winner acquires a conventional 18% cut of $1.494 million, while the last position will receive $17,845.00 on Sunday. Additionally, the winner will also get 500 FedExCup points for the 2024 end of the year standings. The full breakdown of the prize money is listed below:

Pos.Amount
1$1,494,000.00
2$904,700.00
3$572,700.00
4$406,700.00
5$340,300.00
6$300,875.00
7$280,125.00
8$259,375.00
9$242,775.00
10$226,175.00
11$209,575.00
12$192,975.00
13$176,375.00
14$159,775.00
15$151,475.00
16$143,175.00
17$134,875.00
18$126,575.00
19$118,275.00
20$109,975.00
21$101,675.00
22$93,375.00
23$86,735.00
24$80,095.00
25$73,455.00
26$66,815.00
27$64,325.00
28$61,835.00
29$59,345.00
30$56,855.00
31$54,365.00
32$51,875.00
33$49,385.00
34$47,310.00
35$45,235.00
36$43,160.00
37$41,085.00
38$39,425.00
39$37,765.00
40$36,105.00
41$34,445.00
42$32,785.00
43$31,125.00
44$29,465.00
45$27,805.00
46$26,145.00
47$24,485.00
48$23,157.00
49$21,995.00
50$21,331.00
51$20,833.00
52$20,335.00
53$20,003.00
54$19,671.00
55$19,505.00
56$19,339.00
57$19,173.00
58$19,007.00
59$18,841.00
60$18,675.00
61$18,509.00
62$18,343.00
63$18,177.00
64$18,011.00
65$17,845.00

The four days of fun will be televised on the Golf Channel and streamed on Peacock, and the final round will be live broadcast by NBC on Sunday. All three rounds will start at 7:00 p.m. and end at 10:00 p.m. The final round, will further be televised from 4-6 p.m. on NBC and 6-8 p.m. on Golf Channel on the 14th (all times in ET).

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