DP, 5 million additional dollars for the top 5

Three million dollars (2,891,271 euros). This is what the successor to Collin Morikawa (photo) will pocket on the winners of the DP World Tour Championship on Sunday after the 72 holes (or more if play-off). The second and the third will “settle” respectively for 1,270,000 dollars (1,223,971.39 euros) and 820,000 dollars (790,280.74 euros).

The 50th and last in the final will leave with 33,500 dollars (32,285.86 euros).

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In the event of 1st place in the DP World Tour Ranking this time (general classification of the season), Matthew Fitzpatrick, leader in the game of projections, would offer himself an additional two million dollars.

The first five in the final ranking of the season will indeed share a bonus of 5 million. It breaks down as follows: $2 million
$1.2 million
$500,000 If the prize-money of the tournament will remain at 10 million dollars for the 2023 edition, the bonus pool will increase to six million dollars next year and this time will concern the first 8 of the European ranking.

Note that only members of the European Tour can claim this bonus… Many tournaments had been confirmed independently ahead of the official announcement in November 2021, when the majority of the tournaments were confirmed along with the DP World title sponsorship agreement.

The schedule included the four major championships as usual; however the World Golf Championships were downgraded to just two events. The Rolex Series had risen to five events, seeing the inclusion of the Slync.io Dubai Desert Classic for the first time.

As part of a new “strategic alliance” between the European Tour and PGA Tour, there were three regular tournaments co-sanctioned by the PGA Tour; these events were the Genesis Scottish Open, the Barbasol Championship and the Barracuda Championship It was also confirmed that the “strategic alliance” would see an increased prize fund for the Horizon Irish Open, rising to US$6,000,000.

Other additions to the schedule included the Ras Al Khaimah Championship, the Ras Al Khaimah Classic, the MyGolfLife Open, the Steyn City Championship, the ISPS Handa Championship in Spain and the Catalunya Championship.

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