Golf

Prize money soars at British Open

Share This Story

   
 

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP)

The winner of next month's British Open at Muirfield in Scotland will pocket 945,000 pounds ($1.4 million), up 45,000 pounds ($68,600) from last year.

The Royal & Ancient, which organizes the major tournament, said on Thursday the total prize money will be 5.25 million pounds ($8 million) - an increase of 250,000 pounds ($380,000) from 2012.

HAIL TO THE VICTORS

Who were all of the 2013 PGA Tour winners?

Ernie Els will defend his title at the British Open, which starts on July 18.

Related Stories

Member Comments

Please note by clicking on "Post comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Use and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be Polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator.

powered by



GOLF Videos

Dramatic Moments of the Week: 4/7-4/13 Posted: Apr 14, 2014
We count down the most dramatic moments from the week in sports, including 20-ye...

Watson: 'I'm always going to cry' Posted: Apr 14, 2014
Bubba Watson describes his emotions after winning the Masters for a second time.

Bubba Watson wins 2nd Masters Posted: Apr 14, 2014
Justin Kutcher and Robert Lusetich recap Bubba Watson's win at the 2014 Masters.

Fox Sports Store