What USPGA tournament has the biggest purse in 2022?

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The Players Championship is the richest PGA tournament

Clue

It’s considered by many to be the 5th major.

Answer

The Players Championship is the richest PGA tournament in 2022 with a total prize money of US $20 million.

More about the 2022 PGA Tournament Purses

It is ironic that The Players Championship, which is considered by many to be 'the fifth major', is the highest paying single event on the PGA tour.

The Tour Championship is now representing the final event for the FedEx Cup schedule and, having no purse of its own, it technically has a payout of $75 million for the 30 qualifying players.

2022 PGA Tournament purses

Tournament Total Purse Winners Pay-out
Tour Championship $75,000,000$18,000,000
The Players Championship $20,000,000$3,600,000
FedEx St. Jude Championship$15,000,000$2,700,000
BMW Championship$15,000,000$2,700,000
US Open$12,500,000$2,250,000
The Genesis Invitational $12,000,000$2,160,000
Arnold Palmer Invitational$12,000,000$2,160,000
The Memorial Tournament$12,000,000$2,160,000
WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play $12,000,000$2,040,000
Masters Tournament $11,500,000$2,070,000
PGA Championship$11,000,000 $1,980,000
The Open Championship $10,750,000$1,935,000