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Masters 2021 purse, payout breakdown: How much prize money does the winner make?

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Masters 2021 purse, payout breakdown: How much prize money does the winner make?

Winning any of golf’s four majors is an incredible accomplishment, but there is something special about finishing atop the leaderboard at the Masters. The winner from the previous year placing the green jacket on the most recent champion is one of the coolest traditions in sports.

Oh, and taking home a gigantic check must be pretty nice, too.

Even for the golfers who don’t have great performances at Augusta National, making the cut and playing four rounds can result in a solid payout. Just last year, the four players who finished tied for 51st each walked away with $28,003 — not bad at all for a few days of work.

What’s on the line at this year’s event? Here is the full breakdown of the 2021 Masters Tournament purse, including how much money the winner will earn.

MORE: Masters tee times, TV coverage, live stream and more

Masters Tournament purse 2021

The purse at the 2021 Masters is expected to be the same as last year: $11.5 million. That is the second-largest purse of any major, behind only the U.S. Open’s $12.5 million.

How much money does the winner get?

Based on that total, the winner’s share of the prize money would be $2.07 million, the same amont Dustin Johnson took home in November.

Masters Tournament payouts

(Payouts based on figures from the 2020 Masters)

Place Golfer Payout
1 Dustin Johnson $2.07 million
T2 Cameron Smith $1.01 million
T2 Sungjae Im $1.01 million
4 Justin Thomas $552,000
T5 Rory McIlroy $437,000
T5 Dylan Frittelli $437,000
T7 C.T. Pan $358,417
T7 Brooks Koepka $358,417
T7 Jon Rahm $358,417
T10 Webb Simpson $287,500
T10 Corey Conners $287,500
T13 Marc Leishman $215,625
T13 Hideki Matsuyama $215,625
T13 Kevin Na $215,625
T13 Abraham Ancer $215,625
T17 Xander Schauffele $178,250
T17 Patrick Cantlay $178,250
T19 Scottie Scheffler $144,325
T19 Cameron Champ $144,325
T19 Tommy Fleetwood $144,325
T19 Sebastian Munoz $144,325
T23 Justin Rose $115,000
T23 Louis Oosthuizen $115,00
T25 Danny Willett $91,713
T25 Charl Schwartzel $91,713
T25 Shane Lowry $91,713
T25 Ian Poulter $91,713
T29 Nick Taylor $74,750
T29 Bernhard Langer $74,750
T29 Chez Reavie $74,750
T29 Rickie Fowler $74,750
T29 Sung Kang $74,750
T34 Adam Scott $62,100
T34 Bryson DeChambeau $62,100
T34 Si Woo Kim $62,100
T34 Andy Ogletree Amateur
T38 Lee Westwood $50,600
T38 Tiger Woods $50,600
T38 Paul Casey $50,600
T38 Christiaan Bezuidenhout $50,600
T38 Tony Finau $50,600
T44 Shugo Imahira $41,400
T44 Collin Morikawa $41,400
T46 Matt Wallace $33,672
T46 Charles Howell III $33,672
T46 Matthew Fitzpatrick $33,672
T46 Victor Perez $33,672
T46 Jordan Spieth $33,672
T51 Mike Weir $28,003
T51 Jazz Janewattananond $28,003
T51 Zach Johnson $28,003
T51 Rafa Cabrera-Bello $28,003
T55 John Augenstein Amateur
T55 Phil Mickelson $26,680
57 Bubba Watson $26,450
58 Bernd Wiesberger $26,220
59 Brandt Snedeker $25,990
60 Jimmy Walker $25,760

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ESPN’s Holly Rowe speaks French and English in WNBA Draft interview; Twitter reacts

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ESPN reporter Holly Rowe received many a “tres bien” from her confrères in media for conducting a bilingual interview with WNBA Draft pick Iliana Rupert, a France international, on Thursday night.

Rupert was chosen 12th overall by the Las Vegas Aces. With the draft being a virtual event for the second year in a row because of COVID-19, Rowe conducted the post-selection interview in an ESPN studio while Rupert was on camera remotely.

MORE: Why Paige Bueckers was ineligible for ’21 WNBA Draft

Rowe began the interview with “Bonsoir,” or “Good evening,” and asked Rupert in French whether she spoke English. Rupert responded in the affirmative and the interview proceeded in English.

“It’s always been one of my dreams and it’s amazing being recognized,” Rupert said. “I’m really happy to [represent] my country and I’m just excited to finally start this journey.”

After two more questions and responses in English, Rowe switched back to French for the interview’s conclusion, telling Rupert “Bienvenue,” or “Welcome,” to the WNBA. She also gave her regards to Rupert’s family.

Rowe’s media colleagues were quick with the compliments.

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‘It shows how exciting we can be!’ – Saka says Arsenal have real chance of winning Europa League after Slavia rout

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'It shows how exciting we can be!' - Saka says Arsenal have real chance of winning Europa League after Slavia rout

Bukayo Saka says Arsenal have a real chance of winning the Europa League after their rout of Slavia Prague, and claims their latest performance “shows everyone how exciting we can be”.

Arsenal bounced back from a disappointing 1-1 draw against Slavia in the first leg of their quarter-final tie at Emirates Stadium by picking up a comprehensive 4-0 victory in the Czech Republic on Thursday night.

Saka was among the scorers as the Gunners booked a last-four clash with Villarreal, and he is confident they can now go all the way in the competition after flexing their attacking muscles at the Sinobo Stadium.

What’s been said?

“It was fantastic from start to finish. We did it for all the fans, they all deserve it for all the support they give us. We are really happy to progress,” the Arsenal winger told BT Sport.

“We showed real character. The first one was disallowed, Emile deserved a goal, we kept going and got the first one again. We pretty much killed the game in the first half.

“In the first leg we played well but weren’t clinical, credit to the manager and coaching staff, the way we set up, pressed, they couldn’t get out.

“It shows everyone how exciting we can be, when we play like this it is so amazing to be involved in. We have a chance of going to the final and winning this competition, it is up to us. We look forward to the next opponent.”

Arsenal put Slavia to the sword

The Gunners went at their Czech opponents right from the first whistle in the second leg clash, and found themselves in front after just 18 minutes when Nicolas Pepe dinked the ball into the net after being teed up by Emile Smith Rowe.

Alexandre Lacazette then doubled the visitors’ account from the penalty spot after Saka was fouled in the box, and the teenager got his goal moments later when he cut in from the right-wing before firing the ball low past the goalkeeper at his near post.

Lacazette added extra gloss to the final scoreline with a trademark finish 13 minutes from time as Arsenal progressed to the semi-finals 5-1 on aggregate.

What’s next?

Arsenal will now turn their attention back to the Premier League, with a home fixture against Fulham scheduled to take place on Sunday.

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What pressure? Arsenal sweeps Slavia Prague aside to set up a reunion with Emery

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Slavia Prague 0-4 Arsenal: Match statistics

What was all the fuss about?

It was billed as the game that would define Arsenal’s season, a night that could even shape Mikel Arteta’s future at the club.

The pressure was supposed to be on against Slavia Prague but within 25 superb minutes, the Gunners were in cruise control.

Last week’s 1-1 draw at Emirates Stadium had left the Gunners with a very simple equation going into the second leg of their Europa League quarterfinal in the Czech capital: score a goal.

Arteta’s side knew failure to find a way through a Slavia side that was unbeaten at home in all competitions this season would send it crashing out of the tournament and leave an already disappointing season in tatters.

Serious questions were being asked of the players after the way in which they threw away a lead in the closing stages of the first leg to hand Prague the advantage going into Thursday night’s return fixture.

But in the space of six scintillating first-half minutes, those questions were answered in emphatic style.

The brilliant Emile Smith Rowe had already had a goal ruled out for the tightest of offside calls before Nicolas Pepe gave the visitors the lead on 18 minutes, thus canceling out Slavia’s away goal.

Alexandre Lacazette then struck from the penalty spot three minutes later to make it 2-0 on the night before Bukayo Saka added a classy third goal – all within 24 minutes of the game getting underway.

It was game, set and match Arsenal before we had even reached the half-hour mark.

Even in his wildest dreams, Arteta would never have imagined such an impressive start from his side, especially with his captain and talisman Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang missing due to contracting malaria while away with Gabon on international duty.

This was a major statement from his side and another example of why there is genuine belief within the club that things are heading in the right direction under the Spaniard.

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The abject performances throughout November and the majority of December may have led to a hugely disappointing Premier League campaign, but the improvement since Christmas has been undeniable.

Since beating Chelsea 3-1 on Boxing Day, Arteta’s side sits fourth in the form table, with only Manchester City, Manchester United and West Ham picking up more points.

And now the Gunners have booked their spot in the Europa League semifinals, where they will meet Unai Emery’s Villarreal.

Clearly, there is still much for Arsenal to improve on and failure to go on and win the Europa League will more than likely leave it facing up to a season without European competition for the first time in 25 years.

For a club of Arsenal’s stature, that is not good enough, but there are still plenty of reasons for optimism and they were all on show as Prague was blown away in its backyard.

Arsenal’s homegrown youngsters have been the catalyst for the improvement since Boxing Day and one again they led the charge – with academy graduates Smith Rowe and Saka proving far too good for the Czech champions.

Immediately after seeing a goal ruled out for offside, Smith Rowe waltzed through the Slavia defense before working the ball to Pepe, who showed wonderful composure to score his fifth Europa League goal of the season.

Saka then took center stage, winning a penalty, which was converted by Lacazette, before scoring the third himself with a fine finish from the edge of the box.

At that point, the game was done and dusted. Arsenal had done its job and it cruised through the remainder of the quarterfinal, with Lacazette putting the gloss on a fabulous night’s work with a fourth goal on 77 minutes.

All eyes now turn to the semifinal against Villarreal and the return of Emery, the man Arteta replaced just over 16 months ago.

Emery led Arsenal to the Europa League final in 2019 and now he is the man standing in their way of repeating the trick two years later.

A return to the Champions League is now within touching distance for Arsenal. Just three games stand between the Gunners and a seat back at Europe’s top table.

They went to Prague with their season on the line and they return to London with the dream still alive.

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