2014 Greenbrier Classic purse: Winner will earn $1.17 million of total $6.5 million payout

Jon Durr

There's a lot of money up for grabs in the hills of West Virginia on Sunday afternoon.

The Greenbrier Classic may not have a title sponsor but the amount of cash on the line is right up there with your regular PGA Tour stop. Jim Justice, a coal industry billionaire, bought the Greenbrier resort in 2009 and has poured a ton of money into revitalizing and promoting the West Virginia destination. One of its biggest weeks of the year is obviously this golf tournament, which is just in its fifth year since Justice took over and was able to get to the Tour to add it to the rota.

And even though it's not in a major market, Justice and the Greenbrier Classic put up a hefty $6.5M purse. That's just as much as Tiger Woods' Quicken Loans National last week at Congressional, and it guarantees the usual $1M-plus winner's check.

Angel Cabrera held a three-shot lead at one point on the back nine, and he's trying to break his non-major winless record. Cabrera, of course, is well-known for showing up at the majors and coming out of nowhere to compete, contend, and win. His only two PGA Tour wins are a Masters and U.S. Open, and he's obviously been in the mix several other times during those four big weekends. This would be a nice little addition to those signature victories, and also earn him $1.17M in winnings.

George McNeil, who fired a final round 61 that included a hole-in-one, is waiting in the clubhouse and hoping Cabrera drops a shot or two down the stretch in order to make it a playoff. McNeil has two PGA Tour wins and almost $9.3M in career earnings, while Cabrera has cashed almost $22M in his Tour career.

Here are the payout totals from the $6.5M purse for the top 25 this week in West Virginia:

UPDATE -- The final totals:

Place Player Score Payout
1 Angel Cabrera -16 $1,170,000
2 George McNeill -14 $702,000
3 Webb Simpson -10 $442,000
T4 Bud Cauley -9 $227,036
T4 Keegan Bradley -9 $227,036
T4 Brendon Todd -9 $227,036
T4 Chris Stroud -9 $227,036
T4 Will Wilcox -9 $227,036
T4 Cameron Tringale -9 $227,036
T4 Billy Hurley III -9 $227,036
T11 Charlie Beljan -8 $137,800
T11 Jason Bohn -8 $137,800
T11 Steve Marino -8 $137,800
T11 Joe Durant -8 $137,800
T11 Michael Thompson -8 $137,800
T16 Danny Lee -7 $91,186
T16 Troy Merritt -7 $91,186
T16 Sang-Moon Bae -7 $91,186
T16 David Lingmerth -7 $91,186
T16 Bubba Watson -7 $91,186
T16 Jim Renner -7 $91,186
T16 Kevin Chappell -7 $91,186
T23 Patrick Cantlay -6 $62,400
T23 J.B. Holmes -6 $62,400
T23 Bill Haas -6 $62,400
T26 Ted Potter, Jr. -5 $44,236
T26 Johnson Wagner -5 $44,236
T26 Patrick Reed -5 $44,236
T26 David Toms -5 $44,236
T26 Scott Langley -5 $44,236
T26 Robert Allenby -5 $44,236
T26 Andrew Loupe -5 $44,236
T26 Luke Guthrie -5 $44,236
T26 Camilo Villegas -5 $44,236
T35 Carl Pettersson -4 $28,698
T35 Scott Stallings -4 $28,698
T35 Tom Watson -4 $28,698
T35 Shawn Stefani -4 $28,698
T35 Brice Garnett -4 $28,698
T35 Michael Putnam -4 $28,698
T35 Jonas Blixt -4 $28,698
T35 Kyle Stanley -4 $28,698
T35 Davis Love III -4 $28,698
T35 Steve Stricker -4 $28,698
T45 Chris Kirk -3 $18,219
T45 Josh Teater -3 $18,219
T45 Patrick Rodgers -3 $18,219
T45 Andres Romero -3 $18,219
T45 Heath Slocum -3 $18,219
T45 Richard Lee -3 $18,219
T45 Troy Matteson -3 $18,219
T52 Stephen Ames -2 $15,158
T52 Kevin Na -2 $15,158
T52 Justin Leonard -2 $15,158
T52 Charles Howell III -2 $15,158
T52 Hudson Swafford -2 $15,158
T57 Tyrone van Aswegen -1 $14,300
T57 Tim Wilkinson -1 $14,300
T57 Jason Gore -1 $14,300
T57 Wes Roach -1 $14,300
T57 J.J. Henry -1 $14,300
T57 Bronson La'Cassie -1 $14,300
T57 Trevor Immelman -1 $14,300
T64 Gonzalo Fdez-Castano E $13,585
T64 Andrew Svoboda E $13,585
T64 Brendon de Jonge E $13,585
T64 David Hearn E $13,585
T68 Chad Collins 1 $13,130
T68 Matt Bettencourt 1 $13,130
T68 Oliver Goss 1 $13,130
71 Robert Streb 2 $12,870
72 Gary Woodland 3 $12,740
T73 Ken Duke 4 $12,545
T73 Roberto Castro 4 $12,545

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