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What happens to the prize money if an amateur wins the US
Jul 16, 2017 BEDMINSTER HyeJin Choi is a 17yearold from South Korea who is trying to become the first amateur to win the U. S. Women's Open in 50 years. It would, simply put, be one of the most incredible stories in women's golf history. And she won't earn a penny.
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Watch video As for what happens to that 1. 8 million in winning prize money if Dunne wins, the R& A explained on Sunday that it just gets distributed through the rest of the field as does all prize money that would go to amateurs.
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Has an Amateur Ever Won the US Open? - ThoughtCo
The USGA enforces the rule to maintain a clear distinction between amateur golfers and professionals. The USGA offers one exception to the rule. Amateurs can keep prize money for winning a holeinone contest during the course of a tournament. But the amateur could not accept money for winning the tournament overall.