U.S. Open — How much money the top 15 players take home

Justin Rose beat out fan favorite Phil Mickelson at the 2013 U.S. Open. We saw Rose kissing his trophy, but what else do the players walk away with? A lot of cash! Find out how much money the top 15 players made at the 2013 U.S. Open.


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The total purse for the U.S. Open is $8 million, but how much do the top finishers get to take home? You won't be feeling sorry for the guys who didn't take home the U.S. Open trophy when you find out how much they still make.

U.S. Open - Round Four

ARDMORE, PA - JUNE 16: Jason Dufner of the United States pulls a club from his bag on the 18th tee alongside caddie Kevin Baile during the final round of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

U.S. Open - Round Four

ARDMORE, PA - JUNE 16: Ernie Els of South Africa reacts to his third shot on the 18th hole during the final round of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Hunter Mahan reacts after a putt on the first hole during the fourth round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Sunday, June 16, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

U.S. Open - Round Four

ARDMORE, PA - JUNE 16: Steve Stricker of the United States hits his third shot on the fourth hole during the final round of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

U.S. Open - Round Four

ARDMORE, PA - JUNE 16: Hideki Matsuyama of Japan lines up his putt on the first hole during the final round of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

U.S. Open - Round Four

ARDMORE, PA - JUNE 16: Rickie Fowler of the United States watches his tee shot on the fifth hole during the final round of the 113th U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on June 16, 2013 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)