October 1, 2022

Justin Thomas loved history-making Sunday in Tulsa. After beating Will Zalatoris in a three-hole playoff, Thomas claimed the Wanamaker Trophy and a examine for $2.7 million.

The PGA put up an event-record $15 million purse this yr. Zalatoris earned $1.62 million for second place. 

Purses throughout golf have been on the rise already this yr. The Gamers Championship had a handbag of $20 million, a report for professional golf, with Cameron Smith taking a report winner’s share of $3.6 million. 

Final month, the Masters upped its purse $3 million from 2021, paying out $15 million. Scottie Scheffler received the inexperienced jacket plus $2.7 million.

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