The much anticipated and controversial LIV Golf Tournament has been underway. It has fielded its first series of the 8 including the finale. Phil Mickelson, Dustin Jhonson, Ian Poulter, Bryson Dechambeau, and a handful of other big names are involed in this big money tournament fuled by Saudi.
The LIV Golf Tournament has a whopping purse for the players, reportedly $225 million for the 8 events. The first seven events will offer $25m each and the finale alone goes to the peak at $50m.
On top of that, the tournament doesn’t require any participation fee, in what may be a tactics to lure off the big players from the PGA and DP World tours.
The projected payouts for the winner of each event is a whopping $4m. Even the golfer finishing last in this 48-player tournament will leave pocketing $180,000.
Let’s take a sneak peak at the LIV Golf Tournament purse and prizemoney payouts.
|LIV Golf Tournament Overall||$275m|
|First 7 Events||$225m|
According to several reports, the players are pocketing enormous amount just for playing the LIV Golf series. Here’s what some of the big names will earn to play the LIV Golf.
How much will Phil Mickelson earn in LIV Golf?
Phil Mickelson has been offered a staggering $200m deal just for playing the LIV Golf series. The 54-year-old confirmed that he would play 8 events this year and 10 in the following year. On top of that, he will roll in the golf pitch to grab the $4m winner’s purse.
Here’s the amount some big names will earn just for playing the lucrative LIV Golf Tournament.
|Ian Poulter||$20m – $30m|
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