The first place at the Masters in 2013 was 1.44 million dollars. Adam Scott was the winner and will deposit this amount in one of his bank accounts or financial institutions. The winner of the Masters is indeed the winner of a lot of money.
In 2009 it was $1,350,000 for first place.
Full details can be found here http://frankosport.us/golf/Scores09/Masters-Final-Rsts-09.htm
Trevor Immelman won $1,350,000
he has won 4 masters tournaments
Tom Kite in the 1997 Masters
The name of Dr William Masters first wife was Elizabeth Ellis Masters.
The Masters Tournament was first played in 1934.
Second place prize money is $810,000.
$ 1,350,000 was the announced prize money for first place in the 2010 Masters Golf Tournament.