US Open purse rises to
The purse for this year's U.S. Open will be $6 million, a $500,000 increase.
The winner will get $1.08 million, the USGA announced Monday. That's $80,000
more than Tiger Woods got for winning last year's U.S. Open at Bethpage Black
in New York.
This year's U.S. Open will be played June 12-15 at Olympia Fields Country Club.
The USGA also announced $100,000 increases for both the U.S. Women's Open and
U.S. Senior Open purses. The U.S. Women's Open will have $3.1 million in prize
money this year, with the winner earning $560,000.
The U.S. Women's Open will be July 3-6 at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in North
The U.S. Senior Open will have $2.6 million in prize money, with the winner
getting $470,000. The Senior Open is June 26-29 at Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio.
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