Masters Prize Money 2021: Total Purse Info for Augusta National Golf Club

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When Dustin Johnson emerged victorious at the 2020 Masters Tournament, it marked his first career win at the event. And with that, he got to don a green jacket and leave Augusta National Golf Club with the second major tournament victory of his career...
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That's not all Johnson took away from the event, though. As the winner, he earned $2.07 million, the largest cut of the $11.5 million purse for the 2020 tournament.

It's not yet been announced what the prize money breakdown will be for the 2021 Masters, which gets underway Thursday, but it will likely be similar to what it was in 2020. If Johnson wins again (and becomes the first golfer to win a second successive Masters since Tigers Woods in 2002), he should be receiving another large payday.

Johnson, the men's No. 1 golfer in the world, is among the favorites for the 2021 tournament. He also dominated when the Masters took place in November, posting scores of 65, 70, 65 and 68 to finish 20 under par, a tournament record.

Can Johnson do it again?

"It's a tough tournament to win," Johnson said, per Stephanie Apstein of Sports Illustrated. "You're going to have to put four good rounds together, especially with the conditions, like normal conditions. You've got to do everything…
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