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.
The winner of the 2013 Ladies British open Golf Championship was Stacy LEWIS who received a cash prize of €302,982.14
The prize money is $2,340,000
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Padraig Harrington won the 2008 PGA Championship. He made it 2 majors won in a row after winning the British Open (AKA the Open Championship).
For 2009, the amount given out in prize money was 23,140,000 Australian Dollars.
First prize money for the 2015 British Open is $1,805,500