THE PLAYERS Championship Purse: 2014 Prize Money, Winning Share

THE PLAYERS Championship will pay out a tournament record $10 million purse in 2014, which is also the PGA Tour’s biggest. Golf’s fifth major saw a tournament purse of $9,500,000 from 2008 to 2013. The winning share for this year is also a tournament record at $1,800,000. The previous high was $1,710,000.

The following list is the payout for each winner at TPC since the tournament began in 1974, as well as the total prize money handed out to the field.

Year | Player | Winning Share ($) | Total Purse ($)

2014 TBD 1,800,000 10,000,000
2013 Tiger Woods 1,710,000 9,500,000
2012 Matt Kuchar 1,710,000 9,500,000
2011 K. J. Choi 1,710,000 9,500,000
2010 Tim Clark 1,710,000 9,500,000
2009 Henrik Stenson 1,710,000 9,500,000
2008 Sergio García 1,710,000 9,500,000
2007 Phil Mickelson 1,620,000 9,000,000
2006 Stephen Ames 1,440,000 8,000,000
2005 Fred Funk 1,440,000 8,000,000
2004 Adam Scott 1,440,000 8,000,000
2003 Davis Love III 1,170,000 6,500,000
2002 Craig Perks 1,080,000 6,000,000
2001 Tiger Woods 1,080,000 6,000,000
2000 Hal Sutton 1,080,000 6,000,000
1999 David Duval 900,000 5,000,000
1998 Justin Leonard 720,000 4,000,000
1997 Steve Elkington 630,000 3,500,000
1996 Fred Couples 630,000 3,500,000
1995 Lee Janzen 540,000 3,000,000
1994 Greg Norman 450,000 2,500,000
1993 Nick Price Zimbabwe 270 −18 450,000 2,500,000
1992 Davis Love III 324,000 1,800,000
1991 Steve Elkington 288,000 1,600,000
1990 Jodie Mudd 270,000 1,500,000
1989 Tom Kite 243,000 1,350,000
1988 Mark McCumber 225,000 1,250,000
Tournament Players Championship
1987 Sandy Lyle 180,000 1,000,000
1986 John Mahaffey 162,000 900,000
1985 Calvin Peete 162,000 900,000
1984 Fred Couples 144,000 800,000
1983 Hal Sutton 126,000 700,000
1982 Jerry Pate 90,000 500,000
1981 Raymond Floyd 72,000 400,000
1980 Lee Trevino 72,000 400,000
1979 Lanny Wadkins 72,000 400,000
1978 Jack Nicklaus 60,000 300,000
1977 Mark Hayes 60,000 300,000
1976 Jack Nicklaus 60,000 300,000
1975 Al Geiberger 50,000 250,000
1974 Jack Nicklaus 50,000 250,000