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LPGA to double tour finale prize fund to $5m in 2019

The total prize fund for the LPGA's CME Group Tour Championship will double to $5m (€4.41m) next year. The winner will take home $1.5m, the largest first-place prize in women’s golf, significantly more than the $900,000 cheque for the US Women's Open.

“It’s a game-changing moment,” said LPGA commissioner Mike Whan. “This announcement is really about setting a new standard in women's golf.”

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