Breaking down huge payouts in PGA's Tour Championship, FedExCup purses

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Giant money bags await the winner(s) of the PGA's Tour Championship and FedExCup playoffs this weekend.

Breaking down huge payouts in PGA's Tour Championship, FedExCup purses

Giant money bags await the winner(s) of the PGA's Tour Championship and FedExCup playoffs this weekend.

The 2016-17 PGA Tour season concludes this week with the Tour Championship, which will also help determine the winner of FedExCup playoffs, and there is an absurd amount of prize money awaiting the winner(s).

This week's Tour Championship alone has an $8.75 million purse, and the winner will get a payout of more than $1.5 million. But that's not all. The winner of the season-long FedExCup (i.e. the PGA Tour's playoffs) will also win $10 million.

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​So, if the winner of the Tour Championship also claims enough points to win the FedExCup — which can happen if any of the current top five in the FedExCup points standings wins this weekend — then that golfer will haul in almost $11.6 million.

Here are the breakdowns of the huge prize money on the line in the PGA's Tour Championship and FedExCup purses for 2017.

2017 Tour Championship purse

There's an $8.75 million purse for the 2017 Tour Championship. The top 25 finishers will win prize money, and here's a breakdown of the payouts:

Tour Championship payouts

1st

$1,575,000

2nd

$945,000

3rd

$595,000

4th

$420,000

5th

$350,000

6th

$315,000

7th

$293,125

8th

$271,250

9th

$253,750

10th

$236,250

11th

$218,750

11th

$300,000

12th

$201,250

13th

$183,750

14th

$166,250

15th

$157,500

16th

$148,750

17th

$140,000

18th

$131,250

19th

$122,250

20th

$113,750

21st

$105,000

22nd

$98,000

23rd

$91,000

24th

$84,000

25th

$77,000

2017 FedExCup prize money

11th $218,750

The winner of the FedExCup claims $10 million as the 2016-17 season-long champion of the PGA Tour. Even No. 30, last place among the finalists, gets a fat check. Here are the payouts for the 2017 FedExCup finishers.

11th $300,000

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FedExCup payouts

1st

$10 million

2nd

$3 million

3rd

$2 million

4th

$1.5 million

5th

$1 million

6th

$800,000

7th

$700,000

8th

$600,000

9th

$550,000

10th

$500,000

11th

$218,750

11th

$300,000

12th

$290,000

13th

$280,000

14th

$270,000

15th

$250,000

16th

$245,000

17th

$240,000

18th

$235,000

19th

$230,000

20th

$225,000

21st

$220,000

22nd

$215,000

23rd

$210,000

24th

$205,000

25th

$200,000

26th

$195,000

27th

$190,000

28th

$185,000

29th

$180,000

30th

$175,000

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