The Memorial Tournament 2024: Prize money breakdown as Scottie Sheffler wins his fifth event of the season

World No.1 picked up a 20 percent cut of the $20 million purse on offer at the Jack Nicklaus-hosted event.

The 18-time Major winner returns to play host at the Memorial Tournament, offering his ‘golden’ touch to this week’s Signature Event. Scottie Scheffler took home an additional $400K to the usual $3.6 million – matching the paycheque on offer at the concurrently running LIV Golf Houston.

Despite its limited field of just 73 players, the Memorial still cut its cloth after 36 holes with the top 50 and ties, plus any player within 10 shots of the lead, heading through to the weekend.

Even the fourth-place finisher this week, Christiaan Bezuidenhout, pocketed $1 million, the South African’s second million-dollar-plus cheque of his career (his first came at the 2024 Farmers Insurance following a second-place finish).

A second-place finish for Collin Morikawa around Jack’s Place earned him $2.2m. Despite being a two-time Major Champion, this week at the Memorial Tournament awarded the American with his biggest paycheque to date.

A similar story can be told for the bronze medalist, Adam Hadwin. While the Canadian might not be a two-time Major Champion like Morikawa, the PGA Tour veteran is a victor at the PGA Tour. For his only win on the PGA Tour back in 2017 at the Valspar Championship, Hadwin earned $1.134m, fast forward seven years and he’s taking home his largest cheque to date of $1.4m.

Scottie Scheffler’s win at the Memorial Tournament was his fifth victory this season and his third in the Signature Events from seven played in 2024. After winning his first tournament as a father, the World No.1 has now racked up $24m in season earnings.

Here’s the full breakdown of how the $20 million Signature Event purse has been distributed at Muirfield Village with only 21 golfers not receiving any cut of the prize fund this week.

Another $20 million purse is on offer at Muirfield Village for the Memorial Tournament

The Memorial Tournament: Prize money breakdown

1Scottie Scheffler-8$4,000,000
2Collin Morikawa-7$2,200,000
3Adam Hadwin-4$1,400,000
4Christiaan Bezuidenhout-3$1,000,000
T5Matt Fitzpatrick-2$766,667
T5Ludvig Åberg-2$766,667
T5Sepp Straka-2$766,667
T8Hideki Matsuyama-1$579,000
T8Sungjae Im-1$579,000
T8Tony Finau-1$579,000
T8Xander Scheuffele-1$579,000
T12Nick DunlapE$430,333
T12Victor PerezE$430,333
T12Sahith TheegalaE$430,333
T15Billy Horschel+2$329,000
T15Sam Burns+2$329,000
T15Viktor Hovland+2$329,000
T15Si Woo Kim+2$329,000
T15Rory McIlroy+2$329,000
T20Corey Conners+3$259,500
T20Tommy Fleetwood+3$259,500
T22Alex Noren+4$200,200
T22Byeong Hun An+4$200,200
T22Akshay Bhatia+4$200,200
T22J.T. Poston+4$200,200
T22Max Homa+4$200,200
T27Emiliano Grillo+5$143,500
T27Adam Svensson+5$143,500
T27Nick Taylor+5$143,500
T27Davis Thompson+5$143,500
T27Russell Henley+5$143,500
T27Seamus Power+5$143,500
T33Taylor Pendrith+6$106,500
T33Justin Thomas+6$106,500
T33Matt Kuchar+6$106,500
T33Peter Malnati+6$106,500
T33Brian Harman+6$106,500
T33Jason Day+6$106,500
T39Denny McCarthy+7$88,000
T39Austin Eckroat+7$88,000
T41Thomas Detry+8$80,000
T41Will Zalatoris+8$80,000
T43Tom Kim+9$72,000
T43Keegan Bradley+9$72,000
T45Tom Hoge+10$60,500
T45Lee Hodges+10$60,500
T45Andrew Putnam+10$60,500
T45Eric Cole+10$60,500
49Shane Lowry+12$54,000
T50Cameron Young+13$51,500
T50Cam Davis+13$51,500
52Jackson Koivun (a)+18$0

PGA Tour Signature Events 2024

Jan. 4-7The SentryChris Kirk
Feb. 1-3AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-AmWyndham Clark
Feb. 15-18The Genesis InvitationalHideki Matsuyama
March 7-10Arnold Palmer InvitationalScottie Scheffler
April 18-21RBC HeritageScottie Scheffler
May 9-12Wells Fargo ChampionshipRory McIlroy
June 6-9The Memorial TournamentScottie Scheffler
June 20-23Travelers Championship

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