The 2016 Coates Golf Championship on the LPGA Tour is taking place this week from February 3-6, 2016, at the Golden Ocala Golf Club located in Ocala, Florida. Here is a list of the prize money up for grabs this week for the women golfers at the 2016 Coates Golf Championship.
The Coates Golf Championship was first played last year in 2015 and the inaugural winner of the event was Na Yeon Choi. The Coates Golf Championship was the first LPGA Tournament in 2015 and it is the second tournament of the 2016 campaign.
The total prize money up for grabs at the 2016 Coates Golf Championship is $1.5 million. The same amount of prize money as last year. The winner’s share of the prize money below is set in stone while the other amounts can vary a bit based upon ties and how many women actually make the cut.
- Winner – $225,000
The winner of the 2016 Coates Golf Championship will earn $225,000. That is the same amount of prize money that Na Yeon Choi earned when she won this tournament last year. The winner of a LPGA Tournament typically gets 15% of the total prize money.
- Second place – $139,000
Second place at the 2016 Coates Golf Championship is worth $139,000. Lydia Ko, Jessica Korda and Ha Na Jang split $313,761 with each woman earning $104,587 when they all tied for second place here last year.
- Third place – $101,000
Third place is worth $101,000 at the 2016 Coates Golf Championship. With her second place tie finish here last year Lydia Ko gained enough points to move to the #1 ranking in the Women’s World Golf Rankings.
- Fourth place – $78,000
Fourth place at the 2016 Coates Golf Championship is worth $78,000. The first tournament of the 2016 LPGA season was held in the Bahamas. After the Florida stop this week, the LPGA Tour has tournaments in Australia, Thailand and Singapore before it comes back to the United States in Arizona in March.
- Fifth place – $62,000
Fifth place is worth $62,000 at the 2016 Coates Golf Championship. That is roughly the same amount of prize money ($61,979) that Amy Yang earned when she finished alone in fifth place here last year.
- Sixth place – $50,710
Sixth place at the 2016 Coates Golf Championship is worth $50,710. That is the same amount of prize money that Alison Walshe earned here last year when she finished alone in sixth place.
- Seventh place – $42,446