And despite that fantastic performance, Stenson still gained two strokes on him.
Round of 128: 54,000, doubles (each team Winner: 700,000, runner-Up: 350,000.
The 40-year-old Swede put together one of the most impressive performances at a major in golf history, shooting an eight-under 63 on the day to finish 20 under par overall, completing a three-stroke victory over Mickelson at Royal Troon in Ayrshire, Scotland.
11 drew them even once again.And his 63 tied him for the lowest score in an individual round at a major, alongside Mickelson, who posted that score in Thursday's opening round, and a slew of other golfers.Reaching the final is worth 1,850,000, an increase of 25,000 over last year.Matt Jones of Bleacher Report was amazed by what he saw: So was Ben Smith of BBC Sport: Stenson came into the day with red letter gifts for him a one-stroke lead, but Mickelson quickly regained the lead on the first with a birdie, whereas Stenson bogeyed the hole.We know that we are poised for incredible growth moving forward.I'm happy with the way I played, but disappointed it wasn't enough." While the scrap between the top two players stole the show, plenty of other golfers provided excellent highlights on the day.13: Ryan Palmer matched it on the sixth, however: But the day belonged to Stenson.The British Open payout breakdown for the top 70 is below.First- and second-round losing teams will earn 16,500 and 27,875, respectively.Sobel was left in awe of the level of play: But Stenson again regained the lead with a birdie.5 and 7 and birdie.
And given the way he played Sunday, it wouldn't surprise anyone if it wasn't his last.
10, before Stenson's bogey.
If youre an amateur about to rub elbows with the pros in Southport, however, we have a bit of a bad news for you.
The PGA Tour travels across the pond this weekend for the 146th edition of The British Open in England, where the worlds top golfers will get their skills tested by the fine golf course that is the Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport.
His birdie on the 15th was nothing short of phenomenal: espn's Mike Greenberg was speechless: Mickelson missed his eagle attempt by the slightest of margins.Here are the payouts for the top 70 scorers at the 2017 British Open, per.Prize money at the US Open has increased by 57 percent since 2013.Both players parred the 17th, which left Mickelson with one final hole to pull even.Teams reaching the Round of 16 will receive 46,500, quarterfinalists will win 85,275 and semifinal teams will take home 166,400.The total purse for the 2018 British Open at Carnoustie.5 million, and the winners share.89 million.16, settling for a birdie, but Stenson didn't blink either, sinking a birdie of his own to retain his two-stroke lead.With the win, Spieth became the youngest American golfer to win the British Open, and also the youngest to win three majors, just three days ahead of his 24th birthday.The richest prize purse in the history of tennis is set to get even bigger with the announcement that prize money at the 2018 US Open will reach a record 53 million.Semifinalist: 166,400, quarterfinalist: 85,275, round of 16: 46,500, round of 32: 27,875.