The 2015 CIMB Classic golf tournament on the PGA Tour is taking place this week from October 29 to November 1, 2015, on the West Course at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs for the PGA players this week at the 2015 CIMB Classic in Malaysia.
The CIMB Classic has been played annually since 2010 and been sanctioned as a PGA Tour event since 2013. It’s also a Asian Tour event. Ryan Moore of the United States holds the record for most wins in the tournament with two (2013, 2014). The other winners of the tournament are Ben Crane (2010), Bo Van Pelt (2011) and Nick Watney (2012).
The 2015 CIMB Classic is the third tournament of the 2016 PGA Tour season. All FedEx Cup points earned in the tournament count towards the 2016 FedEx Cup competition. The prize money for the winner below is set in stone while the other amounts can vary slightly based upon ties and how many players withdraw from the tournament (there is no cut this week).
- Winner – $1.260 million
The winner of the 2015 CIMB Classic will earn a cool $1.1260 million. That is the same amount of prize money earned by Ryan Moore when he won this tournament last year and also in 2013. Ryan Moore has four wins on the PGA Tour and career earnings of $21.4 million.
- Second place – $756,000
Second place at the 2015 CIMB Classic is worth $756,000. That is the same amount of money that Gary Woodland earned when he finished second in this tournament in 2013. Last year, Kevin Na, Gary Woodland and Sergio Garcia split $1.568 million with each player earning $522,666.67 when they all tied for second place.
- Third place – $462,000
Third place at the 2015 CIMB Classic is worth $462,000. Kevin Na, who tied for second place here last year, has also finished in second place at both of the first two PGA tournaments of the 2016 season at the Frys.com Open and the Shriners Open. Na has only won once on the PGA our in 301 tournaments. He’s finished second eight times and has earnings of $20.24 million.
- Fourth place – $350,000
Fourth place is worth $350,000 at the 2015 CIMB Classic. Gary Woodland, who finished second in this tournament in each of the last two seasons, has two wins on tour and career earnings of $11.5 million over 148 tournaments on the PGA Tour. Woodland has five second place finishes with two being in this event.
- Fifth place – $280,000
Fifth place at the 2015 CIMB Classic is worth $280,000. That is the same amount of prize money earned by Aaron Baddeley when he finished fifth here in 2013. Last year, Cameron Smith and Sang-Moon Bae tied for fifth place and split $532,000 with each player earning $266,000.
- Sixth place – $252,000
Sixth place is worth $252,000 at the 2015 CIMB Classic. That’s the same amount of prize money earned by Jimmy Walker when he finished sixth here in 2013. Jimmy Walker has five wins on tour and they have all come since he was 33 years old. Prior to his first win at the 2013 Frys.com Open, Walker had played in 187 PGA Tour events over nine years without a win.