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Here's the prize money payout for each golfer at the 2024 LIV Golf League Las Vegas

February 10, 2024
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LIV Golf caught a break last weekend when the PGA Tour event at Pebble Beach was rained out on Sunday and any golf fans looking for action were able to turn to watch the Season 3 opener for the league at Mayakoba in Mexico. Joaquin Niemann defeated Sergio Garcia on the fourth hole of a playoff in near total darkness.

Well, the league caught another break this time too, both because the Las Vegas event finished on Saturday at as not to compete with the Super Bowl or the PGA Tour's WM Phoenix Open. But also because of a stellar leaderboard until the last putt at Las Vegas Country Club.

Ultimately, it was Dustin Johnson who made birdie on the 17th hole to take a one-shot lead into the last hole and win his third LIV Golf title. After a 62 during Friday's second round, Johnson only mustered a one-under 69 on Saturday, but his 12-under-par total was good enough to top Talor Gooch and Peter Uihlein by a shot. Jon Rahm (one-over 71) and Bryson DeChambeau (four-over 74) were both in contention at the start of the day but did not play well. They finished eighth and tied for ninth place respectively.

"It's a great win," Johnson said. "Today was tough ... with the conditions. There were a lot of really good players around the lead."

Johnson took home $4 million for his victory, his third in three years, following the 2022 event in Boston and the Tulsa event last year. Smash GC (Gooch, Brooks Koepka, Graeme McDowell, Jason Kokrak) won the team event in Las Vegas by seven shots over Johnson's 4Aces. They will split $3 million.

Uihlein bogeyed the 16th hole Saturday, but rebounded with a birdie on the 17th then made a key par save on the 18th hole to get in the clubhouse at 11 under par. He went to the range to stay warm while Gooch and Johnson played one more hole. Gooch birdied three of his last four holes to tie Uihlein, but Johnson dashed their hopes when he hit an impressive approach into the last hole and only need to two-putt from inside 20 feet for par and the win.

"It's getting off to a good start so far," Johnson said about his year. He tied for fifth place last week in Mayakoba.

The league now will take three weeks off before heading to Saudi Arabia for the Jeddah event March 1-3. They will be in Hong Kong the following week.

Here is the complete breakdown of money earned for everyone at the LIV Golf League Las Vegas event.

INDIVIDUAL

WIN: Dustin Johnson, -12/198, $4 million

T-2: Talor Gooch, -11/199, $1.875 million

T-2: Peter Uihlein, -11/199, $1.875 million

4: Matthew Wolff, -10/200, $1 million

T-5: Graeme McDowell, -9/201, $700,000

T-5: Paul Casey, -9/201, $700,000

T-5: Jason Kokrak, -9/201, $700,000

8: Jon Rahm, -8/202, $525,000

T-9: Sebastian Munoz, -7/203, $409,000

T-9: Adrian Meronk, -7/203, $409,000

T-9: Bryson DeChambeau, -7/203, $409,000

T-12: Caleb Surratt, -6/204, $340,000

T-12: Brooks Koepka, -6/204, $340,000

T-12: Tyrrell Hatton, -6/204, $340,000

T-15: Pat Perez, -5/205, $267,500

T-15: David Puig, -5/205, $267,500

T-15: Bubba Watson, -5/205, $267,500

T-15: Henrik Stenson, -5/205, $267,500

T-15: Richard Bland, -5/205, $267,500

T-15: Cameron Smith, -5/205, $267,500

T-21: Ian Poutler, -4/206, $211,000

T-21: Marc Leishman, -4/206, $211,000

T-21: Abraham Ancer, -4/206, $210,000

T-21: Laurie Canter, -4/206, $211,000

T-21: Branden Grace, -4/206, $211,000

T-26: Sam Horsefield, -3/207, $182,500

T-26: Kalle Samooja, -3/207, $182,500

T-26: Harold Varner III, -3/207, $182,500

T-26: Sergio Garcia, -3/207, $182,500

T-30: Phil Mickelson, -2/208, $162,500

T-30: Eugenio Chacarra, -2/208, $162,500

T-30: Thomas Pieters, -2/208, $162,500

T-30: Joaquin Niemann, -2/208, $162,500

T-34: Matt Jones, -1/209, $145,200

T-34: Charles Howell III, -1/209, $145,200

T-34: Cameron Tringale, -1/209, $145,200

T-34: Kevin Na, -1/209, $145,200

T-34: Jinichiro Kozuma, -1/209, $145,200

T-39: Danny Lee, E/210, $132,000

T-39: Dean Burmester, E/210, $132,000

T-39: Anirban Lahiri, E/210, $132,000

T-39: Carlos Ortiz, E/210, $132,000

T-39: Patrick Reed, E/210, $132,000

T-39: Lee Westwood, E/210, $132,000

T-45: Scott Vincent, +1/211, $123,250

T-45: Andy Ogletree, +1/211, $123,250

T-45: Kieran Vincent, +1/211, $123,250

T-45: Lucas Herbert, +1/211, $123,250

49: Mito Pereira, +2/212, $60,000

50: Louis Oosthuizen, +3/213, $60,000

T-51: Hudson Swafford, +7/217, $55,000

T-51: Martin Kaymer, +7/217, $55,000

T-53: Brendan Steele, +10/220, $50,000

T-53: Charl Schwartzel, +10/220, $50,000

TEAMS

WIN: Smash GC (McDowell, Gooch, Koepka, Kokrak), -33, $3,000,000

2: 4Aces GC (Johnson, Perez, Varner III, Reed), -26, $1,500,000

3: RangeGoats GC (Uihlein, Wolff, Watson, Pieters), -24, $500,000