Gary Woodland is leaving Pebble Beach with much more than the U.S. Open trophy, as the veteran golfer earned a winner's cheque of $2.25 million for his victory on Sunday, as per Golf News Net.
The 35-year-old took home the biggest portion of the U.S. Open-record $12.5-million prize pool, a figure that makes the event the most lucrative of every major.
Of the professional players that made the cut, Chip McDaniel is going home with the smallest prize at $21,229.
Here are the top prize payouts from the 119th U.S. Open:
1. Gary Woodland, $2.25 million
2. Brooks Koepka, $1.35 million
T3. Xander Schauffele, $581,872
T3. Jon Rahm, $581,872
T3. Chez Reavie, $581,872
T3. Justin Rose, $581,872
T7. Adam Scott, $367,387
T7. Louis Oosthuizen, $367,387
T9. Henrik Stenson, $288,715
T9. Chesson Hadley, $288,715
T9. Rory McIlroy, $288,715