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The Open prize fund up 200,000 pounds

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The winner of the 145th Open will receive a claret jug and 1.175 million pounds.

The prize fund was announced on Tuesday, with a total purse of 6.5 million pounds. That’s 200,000 pounds more than last year.

The runner-up at Royal Troon will earn 675,000 pounds.

The first-place prize translates to roughly $1.47 million, with one British pound currently equaling $1.31.

Danny Willett earned $1.8 million for winning the Masters. Dustin Johnson earned the same amount for his U.S. Open victory.