The 2022 Presidents Cup is an ongoing professional golf tournament contested between Team USA vs. Team International (excluding Europe) taking place at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina, US. Let us find out how does Presidents Cup offers payouts to its players.
Presidents Cup debuted on the PGA Tour in 1994. Although it might not have a rich history like Ryder Cup, the tournament garnered huge importance in the golf world as it keeps appealing to the very best of players every year. This year, the playing field is of 24 players with 12 on each team. The biggest names to join the field include world no. 1 Scottie Scheffler, Tony Finau, Patrick Cantlay, Hideki Matsuyama, Sungjae Im, and more
With only the last day remaining, the competition is very much heating up in Charlotte. Going into the final round, Team USA is in the lead and only requires 4.5 points to win the tournament. The final day is bound to be exciting as the International Team refuses to go down without a fight.
Presidents Cup 2022 Purse and Payout:
Presidents Cup 2022 is a charity event. Therefore, no purse and prize money is allotted to be distributed to the players. Since the event was established in 1994, it has produced a huge amount to help the needy.
According to the reports of the Presidents Cup, an estimated $54.4 million was generated from the previous 13 editions. This massive sum has helped 460 charities in 18 countries across the globe. This year will be no exemption. All the money generated from revenue will go to charities in different corners of the world.
Presidents Cup 2022 Prize Money Breakdown:
With no fixed purse or prize pool for 2022 Presidents Cup, there are no scope for individual payouts. The golfers do not participate here for money but for a greater cause of making a positive impact on the world. Also, the prestige of the tournament is such that the players get to represent their respective country in one of the biggest stages of sports.
However, the players do get $150,000 to give to a charity of their choosing. Every player, coach, and captain of each team gets this amount. It makes sure that the money spreads out to different regions in the world.
Day 4 of Presidents Cup is set to start soon at 12:00 pm on 25 Sept. Tune in to NBC to find out whether Team USA continues their winning streak or the Rest of the World finally manages to break through.