The season-ending CME Group Tour Championship could have an $11 million purse, a rise from earlier years, and a report $4 million winner’s test in 2024, the LPGA Tour introduced Wednesday.
The runner-up for subsequent yr’s occasion in Naples, Fla., will obtain $1 million, with each competitor within the 60-player discipline incomes at the least $55,000.
“Starting subsequent yr, the CME Group Tour Championship’s $11 million purse would be the highest on the LPGA Tour, and the $4 million first-place prize would be the largest single prize in ladies’s sports activities,” CME Group chairman and CEO Terry Duffy mentioned in a information launch. “Each of those developments will make our occasion much more thrilling for the gamers and spectators, whereas bringing extra parity to the sport.”
The CME Group has prolonged its sponsorship of the Tour Championship by means of 2025.
The 2023 match begins Thursday at Tiburon Golf Membership, the place Australia’s Lydia Ko is the defending champion. This yr’s purse is $7 million, with $2 million going to the winner.