Scotty Scheffler (USA), the world No. 1 in men’s golf, became the first player on the PGA Tour to record the most prize money in a single season.
Schaeffler tied for second place in the BMW Championship, the second round of the PGA Tour Playoffs, which ended on the 21st (Korean time), and won $1.76 million in prize money. . It is the first time that Schaeffler has surpassed the $20 million prize money in a single season.
Schaeffler set the record for the most prize money in a single season on the PGA Tour last season with $14,046,910, and this season also raised the amount to nearly $7 million and kept the top spot.
The reason why Schaeffler’s prize money has increased significantly compared to last season is thanks to the large increase in prize money this season and Schaeffler’s consistent performance.메이저사이트
The PGA Tour raised its prize money significantly to compete with LIV Golf, which appeared last year. This season, only 12 tournaments with a total prize pool of more than $20 million have reached.
In particular, Schaeffler won two championships this season, including the Phoenix Open in February and the Players Championship in March, both in competitions with a total prize pool of more than 20 million dollars. He also competed in 22 events this season, passed all the cuts, and collected prize money by finishing in the top 10 16 times.
Following Schaeffler, Jon Ram (Spain, $16,522,608), Victor Hovlan (Norway, $14,112,235), Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland, $13,921,008), and Wyndham Clark (USA, $10,757,490) were in order. .
Among Korean players, Lim Seong-jae was the highest with 19th place ($6,487,421), Kim Joo-hyung was 22nd (6,262,918 dollars), and Kim Si-woo was 30th (5,380,62 dollars).