News & ToursApril 8, 2015

Why Lee Westwood and Darren Clarke stand to make the most money from a Masters win

AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The winner's check for the Masters is about $1.6 million, but two players could wind up walking away with about three times that amount.

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Lee Westwood and Darren Clarke have provisions in their contracts with Dunlop that if they win the Masters or any other major championship, they will receive a 2-million-pound bonus, which roughly equates to $3 million. That's a lot of potential green to go with the green jacket.

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Clarke cashed in on this bonus when he won his lone major title at the 2011 British Open. He has just one top 25 in a major since, though, and enters this week as one of the biggest long shots at 1,000/1 odds, according to online bookmaker Bovada.

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Bookies like Westwood's chances a lot better. The 2010 runner-up at Augusta National is listed at 50/1 to win.

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