The Genesis Scottish Open is an upcoming golf tournament co-sanctioned by the PGA TOUR and the DP World Tour. It will take place at The Renaissance Club in North Berwick, Scotland. The tournament marks the start of a two-week linksy swing on the PGA TOUR, with the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool following it.
The Genesis Scottish Open offers a total purse of $9 million, with the winner receiving a winner's check of $1.575 million. In addition to the prize money, the winner also earns 500 FedExCup points, which are crucial for securing a spot in the FedExCup Playoffs.
Here is the complete breakdown of the prize money for the 2023 Genesis Scottish Open:
1st place: $1,575,000.00 (17.50% of the total purse)
2nd place: $985,500.00 (10.95%)
3rd place: $590,850.00 (6.57%)
4th place: $441,000.00 (4.90%)
5th place: $373,500.00 (4.15%)
6th place: $322,200.00 (3.58%)
7th place: $287,550.00 (3.20%)
8th place: $253,800.00 (2.82%)
9th place: $233,100.00 (2.59%)
10th place: $213,300.00 (2.37%)
The prize money gradually decreases for the remaining positions, with each subsequent place receiving a smaller percentage of the total purse. The breakdown continues until the 90th place, which receives a prize of $15,480.00 (0.17% of the total purse).
The Genesis Scottish Open is a significant tournament for players looking to secure their positions in the FedExCup Playoffs. With only six events remaining in the FedExCup Regular Season, players will be aiming to earn valuable FedExCup points and solidify their spots within the top 70 in the standings.