World Wide Technology at Mayakoba: Breakdown of the Prize Money From Winner to Last Place

Published 11/06/2021, 11:08 AM EDT
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The World Wide Technology at Mayakoba is currently underway and the El Camaleón Golf Club is hosting it. Moreover, there are plenty of star players in the field like Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas, Viktor Hovland, Matthew Wolff, and others.

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This is one of the prominent events on the PGA Tour. No wonder why the field has so many top players, even more than previous years. Notably, Viktor Hovland is the defending champion at the event and is hoping to retain the trophy this year as well. 

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Meanwhile, there are a total of 132-players on the field, with a few players earning their spot through Monday qualifiers. Moreover, there is a cut line after 36 holes, and the top 65 players and ties make it to the weekend. And only those players who make the final cut will receive a share from the tournament purse. 

The total prize money for the World Wide Technology at Mayakoba is $7.2 million. Evidently, it is a standard 18 percent payout according to the PGA Tour’s prize money distribution chart. The entire field is competing to get the highest share from the total purse of $7.2m. 

Winner’s payout for the 2021 World Wide Technology at Mayakoba  

Just like every event, the winner at Mayakoba will receive the highest share of the total prize money. The champion will get $1,296,000 from the total purse of $7.2 million. Furthermore, apart from the monetary benefits, the winner also receives 500 FedExCup points and 52 OWGR points. 

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Moreover, the winner will also get a two-season exemption on the PGA Tour and a chance to compete in the 2022 Masters and 2022 PGA Championship. Hence, this is a huge deal, especially for lesser established players, and will motivate them to give their best. 

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A complete breakdown of the $7.2 million prize purse

  • 1. $1,296,000
  • 2. $784,800
  • 3. $496,800
  • 4. $352,800
  • 5. $295,200
  • 6. $261,000
  • 7. $243,000
  • 8. $225,000
  • 9. $210,600
  • 10. $196,200
  • 11. $181,800
  • 12. $167,400
  • 13. $153,000
  • 14. $138,600
  • 15. $131,400
  • 16. $124,200
  • 17. $117,000
  • 18. $109,800
  • 19. $102,600
  • 20. $95,400
  • 21. $88,200
  • 22. $81,000
  • 23. $75,240
  • 24. $69,480
  • 25. $63,720
  • 26. $57,960
  • 27. $55,800
  • 28. $53,640
  • 29. $51,480
  • 30. $49,320
  • 31. $47,160
  • 32. $45,000
  • 33. $42,840
  • 34. $41,040
  • 35. $39,240
  • 36. $37,440
  • 37. $35,640
  • 38. $34,200
  • 39. $32,760
  • 40. $31,320
  • 41. $29,880
  • 42. $28,440
  • 43. $27,000
  • 44. $25,560
  • 45. $24,120
  • 46. $22,680
  • 47. $21,240
  • 48. $20,088
  • 49. $19,080
  • 50. $18,504
  • 51. $18,072
  • 52. $17,640
  • 53. $17,352
  • 54. $17,064
  • 55. $16,920
  • 56. $16,776
  • 57. $16,632
  • 58. $16,488
  • 59. $16,344
  • 60. $16,200
  • 61. $16,056
  • 62. $15,912
  • 63. $15,768
  • 64. $15,624
  • 65. $15,480

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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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