Zurich Classic 2021: Complete Breakdown of the Prize Money From Winner to Last-Place

Published 04/24/2021, 7:30 AM EDT
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The Zurich Classic of New Orleans is the only team event on the PGA Tour. Hence, there is a reason to celebrate when the tournament takes place on the calendar. The Zurich Classic awards a lucrative seven-figure prize money to the winner. Scroll down to see more about how much each team will receive for their participation. 

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The Zurich Classic is not of the most profitable tournaments on the PGA Tour calendar. However, it is one of the oldest and the most revered. The event gained even more recognition after adapting a team format in 2017. 

The Zurich Classic 2021 offers a total prize purse of $7.4 million. This total amount will be split according to the standard prize money segregation that is used on the tour. So the winner will end up receiving the highest share among the lot. 

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Zurich Classic 2021: How much will the top five players earn? 

The winner of a tournament always receives the highest payout for his effort. Likewise, the winning team at the Zurich Classic 2021 will also be rewarded with a handsome sum along with other perks. 

The champions will receive $2,138,600 as prize money which will be split evenly by the two players. Only the winners receive a seven-figure sum as the prize money drops massively with each progressing position. 

PositionPayout
Winner$2,138,600
Runner-up$873,200
Third place$571,650
Fourth place$481,000
Fifth place$418,100

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Complete breakdown of the prize purse

The top five teams at the tournament will be rewarded with a decent share of the prize money. However, the tournament also provides a payout to every team that makes the 36-hole cut. Here’s the entire breakdown of the Zurich Classic 2021 prize purse: 

  • $2,138,600 (Winner)
  • 873,200 (Runner-up)
  • 571,650
  • 481,000
  • 418,100
  • 358,900
  • 299,700
  • 262,700
  • 233,100
  • 203,500
  • 173,900
  • 148,370
  • 124,468
  • 111,740
  • 102,860
  • 93,980
  • 85,470
  • 78,070
  • 71,040
  • 65,120
  • 59,200
  • 53,280
  • 47,360
  • 41,736
  • 37,888
  • 35,964
  • 34,632
  • 33,892
  • 33,300
  • 32,708
  • 32,116
  • 31,524
  • 30,932

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Arjun Athreya is a senior writer at Essentially Sports and has been contributing since early 2020. Having developed an avid interest in sports at an early age, he pursued a Journalism degree and graduated from Madras Christian College. Arjun manages the Golf division and its content, and primarily covers news pertaining to the NBA as well.

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