The 102nd edition of Newzealand Open returned this year after a break of 2 years. Here, we will discuss the New Zealand Open 2023 Purse: Payout and Winner’s Share
Some of the best golfers in the world are playing in New Zealand in the biggest golf tournament in the country. This year, the tournament is offering record-breaking prize money to the players.
The tournament will feature a total of 312 players, which will include 156 pros and 156 amateurs in the field. This is the highest field in the tournament’s history. A cut will be made after 36 holes of gameplay.
Shae Wools-Cobb is currently holding the top position in the leaderboard after third-round play. Australian Golfer Christopher Wood is in the second position. The final round of the tournament will be shown on Fox Sports on Television and Kayo Sports on streaming platforms.
New Zealand Open 2023 Purse:
The New Zealand Open 2023 Purse is NZ $1.65 Million. As mentioned earlier, the amount of the purse is much higher than all the previous editions of the tournament. After the second round cut, the remaining 60 players will get a share of the prize money amount.
The total prize money for the 2022 edition was NZ $1.45 Million. There has been a rise of 17% in the prize money of the tournament this year. The prize money has shown a gradual increase in the last few years. The purse was $1.4 Million in the 2019 edition.
New Zealand Open 2023 Prize Money breakdown:
The winner of the tournament will get a payout of $297,000 this year. In last year’s tournament, the winner received a payout of $240,000. The winner’s share has increased by $57,000 this year.
- Total Prizepool: $1.65 Million
- Winner’s Share: $297,000