2020 Tour Championship Purse: Payout breakdown and winner’s share

Dustin Johnson stands poised to leave East Lake Sunday with a record-breaking sum.

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If you’ve paid attention to the first three days of the Tour Championship at East Lake, you’ve probably heard something about the purse. The completion of the 2020 FedEx Cup Playoffs leaves a mind-boggling sum of money up for grabs — not only for the winner, but also for the remainder of the field.

Dustin Johnson enters Monday’s final round with the championship firmly within his sights. After beginning the week at -10 as part of the Tour Championship’s new format, Johnson has done nothing to hurt his standing atop the leaderboard.

During Sunday’s third round, Johnson notched seven birdies en route to a five-stroke lead at 19 under. While DJ enters the final round playing some of the best golf of his career, he’ll have to fend off a few of the game’s biggest names sure to make a run for the FedEx Cup.

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Trailing Johnson on the leaderboard are Justin Thomas, Xander Schauffele, Jon Rahm and Collin Morikawa.

Below is the payout information (including winner’s share) for the Tour Championship’s colossal $46 million (!!!) purse; you can catch all the action beginning on Golf Channel at noon ET and continuing on NBC at 1:30.

Tour Championship payout information, winner’s share

1. $15,000,000

2. $5,000,000

3. $4,000,000

4. $3,000,000

5. $2,500,000

6. $1,900,000

7. $1,300,000

8. $1,100,000

9. $950,000

10. $830,000

11. $750,000

12. $705,000

13. $660,000

14. $620,000

15. $595,000

16. $570,000

17. $550,000

78. $535,000

19. $520,000

20. $505,000

21. $490,000

22. $478,000

23. $466,000

24. $456,000

25. $445,000

26. $435,000

27. $425,000

28. $415,000

29. $405,000

30. $395,000

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