The 2015 Quicken Loans National golf tournament on the PGA Tour is taking place this week from July 30 to August 2, 2015, at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club located in Gainesville, Virginia about 35 miles west of Washington D.C. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the PGA golfers at the 2015 Quicken Loans National.
The Quicken Loans National is a invitational PGA golf tournament that is hosted by Tiger Woods that benefits the Tiger Woods Foundation. This tournament, which is always played in the Washington D.C. area, was first played in 2007. From 2007 until 2013, this event was called the AT&T National but it has been the Quicken Loans National since 2014. This is the first year the tournament has been played at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Club.
Quicken Loans National tournament host Tiger Woods (2009, 2012) is tied with Justin Rose (2010, 2014) for the most wins in this event at two each. The other winners of the Quicken Loans National are K.J. Choi (2007), Anthony Kim (2008), Nick Watney (2011), and Bill Haas (2013). Justin Rose is the betting favorite for the 2015 Quicken Loans National while Tiger Woods has significantly higher odds.
The total prize money at the 2015 Quicken Loans National has been raised by 3.1% from $6.5 million in 2014 to $6.7 million this year. The winner’s share of the prize money shown below is set in stone while the other amounts can vary a little bit based upon ties and how many players actually make the cut.
- Winner – $1.206 million
The winner of the 2015 Quicken Loans National PGA golf tournament will earn a very cool $1.206 million. That is up 3.1% over the $1.170 million that Justin Rose earned when he won the tournament last year. His win here was the fifth PGA win of Justin Rose’s career. He has since won the 2015 Zurich Classic of New Orleans and Justin Rose has career earnings of $32.6 million on the PGA Tour.
- Second place – $723,600
Second place at the 2015 Quicken Loans National is worth $723,600. That is up 3.1% over the $702,000 that Shawn Stefani earned when he finished second in this tournament in 2014. At the age of 33, Shawn Stefani is still looking for his first career win on the PGA Tour. Shawn has finished second twice in PGA events and his career earnings are $3.6 million.
- Third place – $455,600
Third place is worth $455,600 at the 2015 Quicken Loans National. Charley Hoffman and Ben Martin split $754,000 with each player earning $377,000 when they tied for second place in this tournament last year. Ben Martin from South Carolina is 27 years old and he has one career win on the PGA Tour and earnings of $4.3 million.
- Fourth place – $321,600
Fourth place at the 2015 Quicken Loans National hosted by Tiger Woods is worth $321,600. Charley Hoffman, who tied for third place with Ben Martin last year is 38 years old. He was born in San Diego, California but now lives in Las Vegas. Charley Hoffman has three career wins on the PGA Tour and earnings of $17.8 million.
- Fifth place – $268,000
Fifth place is worth $268,000 at the 2015 Quicken Loans National. Andres Romero, Brendan Steele, and Brendon Todd split $711,750 with each player earning $237,250 when they all tied for fifth place last year in this tournament. Andres Romero is a 34 year old PGA golfer from Argentina. Andres has one win on the PGA Tour and career earnings of $9 million.
- Sixth place – $241,000
Sixth place is worth $241,000 at the 2015 Quicken Loans National hosted by Tiger Woods. Brendan Steele, who tied for fifth place last year, is 32 years old and he lives in California. Brendan has won just once on the PGA Tour and his career earnings are $6.5 million.
- Seventh place – $225,000
Seventh place is worth $225,000 in 2015 at the Quicken Loans National hosted by Tiger Woods. Brendon Todd who finished tied for fifth here last year is 30 years old and he played golf in college for the Georgia Bulldogs. Brendon has one win on the PGA Tour and his career earnings are $6.2 million.