Jordan Spieth won his third major on Sunday with a thrilling back-nine at Royal Birkdale to win the British Open, but he wasn't the only big winner. In January 2013, Under Armour made Spieth, then a 19-year-old, the face of the company's fledgling golf wing. Then, in January 2015, Under Armour scrapped the final two years of that deal and gave Spieth a new 10-year contract.
A Yorkshireman to a tee, Danny Willett was not prepared to apply a single coat of sugar to the dubious honour of teeing off first in the final round of the 146th Open Championship. “It was amazing,” Willett said, with several dollops of heavy sarcasm. A year ago, Willett bestrode the Open Championship as Masters champion, the world seemingly at his feet.
SOUTHPORT, England – How much will the winner of the 2017 British Open take home? Of the record $10,250,000 purse, which will divvied up in U.S. dollars for the first time this year, the winner of the 146th edition of the Open will take home $1,845,000. The runner-up will pocket $1,067,000. Here is the rest of the payouts by place: 3rd: $684,000 4th: $532,000 5th: $428,000 6th: $371,000 7th: $318,000 8th: $268,000 9th: $235,000 10th: $213,000 11th: $193,000 12th: $172,000 13th: $161,000 14th: $151,000 15th: $141,000 16th: $129,500 17th: $123,000 18th: $117,000 19th: $112,000 20th: $107,000 21st: $102,000 22nd: $97,000 23rd: $92,000 24th: $87,000 25th: $84,000 26th: $80,000 27th: $77,000 28th: