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US Open purse rises to $6,000,000

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 Plains, Ore.

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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