There have been 84 Masters Tournaments held at the Augusta National golf course.
The first The Masters tournament was held in 1934 and the championship went to Horton Smith, who pocketed $ 1,500 for his historic victory. In 2020, Dustin Johnson made $ 2,070 after winning the Green Jacket during his competitive career.
Tiger Woods did the same amount in 2019 after winning a fifth Masters championship. It’s no surprise that Woods tops the list of the most money-earning of all time for Masters, as well as PGA Tour tournaments.
The amount has also changed a lot over the years. Jack Nicklaus played 45 Masters and his career income at this tournament was $ 912,359. Arnold Palmer has participated in 50 Masters awards and he makes $ 309,013.
Here is a list of the top 5 highest-earning golfers in the Masters history.
1. Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods received a blue jacket from Patrick Reed. Tiger Woods has earned a total of 9,556,069 USD in 23 visits to the Masters. Woods has five times to wear a Green Jacket.
2. Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson received the blue shirt from 2009 champion Angel Cabrera after winning the Masters at Augusta National on April 11, 2010. Phil Mickelson made $ 8,067,517 in 28 Masters tournaments. He has won this tournament three times. Mickelson has passed 25 cuts, surpassing Tom Watson and Ben Crenshaw.
3. Jordan Spieth
Bubba Watson handed over the blue jacket to 2015 champion Jordan Spieth on April 12, 2015. In 7 times to attend Masters, Jordan Spieth has earned 4,594,828 USD. He won the tournament in 2015.
4. Dustin Johnson
Tiger Woods helps Masters champion Dustin Johnson to put on his blue coat following a victory on November 15, 2020. Dustin Johnson finished runner-up at Masters 2019, surpassing Brooks Koepka and Xander Schauffele to finish second behind Tiger Woods. In 2020, he wins his first blue coat, a prize worth $ 2,070.00. He currently makes $ 4,246,475 in his 10 Masters at Augusta National.
5. Bubba Watson
Bubba Watson has participated 12 times in the Masters, including 2 championships and earned $ 3,968,305.