Zurich Classic purse: Seung-yul Noh gets beer shower, career $1.2M payout

Chris Graythen

It was a pretty good day for Seun-yul Noh at TPC Louisiana, where he won his first PGA Tour event and walked away with more than $1.2 million.

Seung-Yul Noh continued the trend of first-time winners cashing huge checks this season on the PGA Tour. He's the seventh player to win for the first time in this wraparound schedule, and with it comes a career payday. Noh will cash a $1,224,000 winner's check (of the $6.8M purse) for taking the Zurich Classic of New Orleans on Sunday at TPC Louisiana.

It could be the first of multiple career wins for Noh, a 22-year-old up-and-comer who has made noise on PGA Tour leaderboards this season. He already has a Euro Tour win and two Asian Tour wins under his belt, and now this PGA Tour victory could boost him stateside. His career earnings, at just 22, were already at $4,504,455, but this was obviously the biggest win of his nascent career. He had just one six-figure payday so far this season, and before today, his season total was just $459,773. In one day, he increased that total to $1,683,773 and also earned a berth in this year's PGA Championship and next year's Masters. He's played in three previous PGAs but never at Augusta, so there are certainly added perks for Noh beyond the cash.

He also got a nice little beer shower from Charlie Wi and Y.E. Yang, who is one of the four previous Korean-born winners on the Tour.

The two runners-up, Andrew Svoboda and Robert Streb, earned six-figure checks that were both more than half their career earnings to date. Svoboda had won $1,098,733 before this week, while Streb had earned $988,892. They both walk away with almost $600k from NOLA.

Here are the full payout results from the Zurich Classic of New Orleans:

Place Player Score Payout
1 Seung-yul Noh -19 $1,224,000
T2 Andrew Svoboda -17 $598,400
T2 Robert Streb -17 $598,400
4 Jeff Overton -16 $326,400
T5 Robert Garrigus -14 $248,200
T5 Erik Compton -14 $248,200
T5 Charley Hoffman -14 $248,200
T8 Justin Rose -13 $197,200
T8 Tommy Gainey -13 $197,200
T8 Keegan Bradley -13 $197,200
T11 Peter Hanson -12 $149,600
T11 J.B. Holmes -12 $149,600
T11 Bud Cauley -12 $149,600
T11 Paul Casey -12 $149,600
T15 David Toms -11 $119,000
T15 Ben Martin -11 $119,000
T17 Rory Sabbatini -10 $98,600
T17 Stuart Appleby -10 $98,600
T17 Cameron Tringale -10 $98,600
T17 Mark Anderson -10 $98,600
T21 Bronson La'Cassie -9 $73,440
T21 Daniel Summerhays -9 $73,440
T21 Brooks Koepka -9 $73,440
T21 Retief Goosen -9 $73,440
T25 Bo Van Pelt -8 $54,230
T25 David Duval -8 $54,230
T25 Robert Allenby -8 $54,230
T25 Danny Lee -8 $54,230
T29 Boo Weekley -7 $44,200
T29 John Senden -7 $44,200
T29 Graham Delaet -7 $44,200
T29 Alex Prugh -7 $44,200
T29 Freddie Jacobson -7 $44,200
T34 Greg Chalmers -6 $30,785
T34 Derek Ernst -6 $30,785
T34 Charles Howell III -6 $30,785
T34 David Hearn -6 $30,785
T34 Sang-Moon Bae -6 $30,785
T34 Charlie Wi -6 $30,785
T34 Mark Calcavecchia -6 $30,785
T34 Morgan Hoffmann -6 $30,785
T34 Kevin Chappell -6 $30,785
T34 Will Wilcox -6 $30,785
T34 Kevin Kisner -6 $30,785
T45 Chad Collins -5 $21,080
T45 Tag Ridings -5 $21,080
T45 Andres Romero -5 $21,080
T48 Max Homa -4 $17,544
T48 Kevin Tway -4 $17,544
T48 Y.E. Yang -4 $17,544
T48 Troy Merritt -4 $17,544
T52 Shawn Stefani -3 $15,477
T52 Andrew Loupe -3 $15,477
T52 Ricky Barnes -3 $15,477
T52 Sean O'Hair -3 $15,477
T52 D.A. Points -3 $15,477
T52 Brendan Steele -3 $15,477
T52 Briny Baird -3 $15,477
T52 Kyle Stanley -3 $15,477
T52 Martin Flores -3 $15,477
T52 Tim Wilkinson -3 $15,477
T62 John Merrick -2 $14,416
T62 Wes Roach -2 $14,416
T62 Lucas Glover -2 $14,416
T62 Vijay Singh -2 $14,416
T62 Fabian Gomez -2 $14,416
T67 Padraig Harrington -1 $13,872
T67 Michael Thompson -1 $13,872
T67 Joe Durant -1 $13,872
T70 Jim Renner E $13,396
T70 Doug LaBelle II E $13,396
T70 J.J. Henry E $13,396
T70 Troy Matteson E $13,396
74 John Rollins 1 $13,056

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