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How much will the winner of the 2021 WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

We take a look at the purse and winners share for 2021 WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis, Tennessee,

Harris English lines up a birdie putt Hole No. 2 during the third round of the World Golf Championships FedEx-St. Jude Invitational at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tenn., on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021. Joe Rondone/The Commercial Appeal via Imagn Content Services, LLC

UPDATE: Abraham Ancer beat Sam Burns and Hideki Matsuyama after he birdied the second hole of a playoff. He claims the $1.82 million first place prize money. Burns and Matsuyama split the second place ($1,150,000) and third place ($685,000) prize money.

The PGA Tour wraps up its third World Golf Championship event on Sunday at TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee. The FedEx St. Jude Invitational heads into Sunday with Harris English sitting at -18 and holding a two-stroke lead on Bryson DeChambeau and Cameron Smith.

The winner of the 2021 WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational will cash a check of up to $1,890,000 out of a $10.5 million total purse. The purse could change per person depending on ties. Abraham Ancer follows the English, DeChambeau, and Smith at -14, and Scottie Scheffler and Ian Poulter follow at -13.

The Tour is returning from an Olympic break that saw Xander Schauffele win the gold medal in Tokyo. The USOC awards $37,500 to gold medal winners. It pales compared to what Schauffele can earn in a given week on the PGA Tour, but there’s something to be said for the gold medal itself.

There are four WGC events with three on the official PGA Tour calendar. Each of the three Tour WGC events paid out a $10.5 million prize pool this year, with first place claiming $1.82 million. Collin Morikawa took home that prize in the WGC-Workday Championship and Billy Horschel claimed that prize when he won the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.

The WGC tournaments are on the higher end of the payouts due to the invite-only pool of top tier talent attracting major sponsor dollars. Each of the three WGC tournaments just trails the majors. This year, the British Open and The Masters each had an $11.5 million purse, the PGA Championship was at $12 million, and the U.S. Open was $12.5 million. The Players Championship has continued hiking its purses in recent years to solidify its status as a quasi-fifth major and paid out a whopping $15 million in 2021.

Here’s the current list of estimated payouts for the field at the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational.

1st place: $1,820,000

2: $1,150,000

3: $685,000

4: $515,000

5: $440,000

6: $372,000

7: $330,000

8: $290,000

9: $255,000

10: $230,000

11: $210,000

12: $193,000

13: $180,000

14: $170,000

15: $160,000

16: $151,000

17: $143,000

18: $135,000

19: $130,000

20: $125,000

21: $120,000

22: $115,000

23: $110,000

24: $105,000

25: $100,000

26: $95,000

27: $92,000

28: $89,000

29: $86,000

30: $83,000

31: $80,000

32: $77,000

33: $74,000

34: $71,000

35: $68,000

36: $65,000

37: $62,000

38: $60,000

39: $58,000

40: $57,000

41: $56,000

42: $55,000

43: $54,000

44: $53,000

45: $52,000

46: $51,000

47: $50,000

48: $49,000

49: $48,000

50: $47,000

51: $46,000

52: $45,000

53: $44,000

54: $43,000

55: $42,000

56: $41,000

57: $40,000

58: $39,000

59: $38,500

60: $38,000

61: $37,500

62: $37,000

63: $36,050

64: $36,000

65: $35,500

66: $35,000