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Whoever finishes runner up to him will get all the first place money and the second place money.

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Q: What happens to the prize money if an amateur wins the open?
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What happens if the US Open is won by an amateur?

no prize money giving for winner

Does an amateur golfer win prize money E.g. The amateur that came joint fifth at the british open?

Doesn't get a bean. Amateurs do not get any prize money.

What happens to the money if an amateur wins the US Open golf tournament?

The proffesional player who finishes 2nd wins the top prize.

If an amateur wins the British open does he get the claret jug?

Yes, an amateur would win the Claret Jug if he won the Open Champoinship. However, he would not win the prize money, as that would contavene his amateur status

What is the prize money at the Cincinnati open?

The prize money is $2,340,000

Do juniors get prize money at the US Open?


What is the prize money for the Australian Open?

For 2009, the amount given out in prize money was 23,140,000 Australian Dollars.

How many golfers win prizes at The Open?

The Champion Golfer of the year gets the Claret Jug and the first place prize money, second place gets the silver salver and the second place prize money and the leading amateur (who makes the cut) gets the silver medal but no prize money. The rest of the field get their allocation of the prize money, depending on how they finished. Those who missed the cut still get a share of the purse, but it's not very much.

What is the prize money for the Open Championship?

Total prize money for the 2015 Open Golf Championship is approximately 10 million US dollars1st 1,150,000 GBP2nd 653,0003rd 420,000Only professionals may win the prize money.

What is the prize money for the winner of the US Open?


What is first place money for the British open?

First prize money for the 2015 British Open is $1,805,500

Do US Open amateurs get to keep prize money?

No, they get no money. Just prestige.

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