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2012 PGA Championship Purse: Rory McIlroy Takes Home Seven-Figures

The 2012 PGA Championship came to a close on Sunday and saw Rory McIlroy absolutely dominate the field. McIlroy shot a bogey-free round on the tournament's final day and won by an astonishing eight strokes as he finished at 13-under par after four rounds of play.

As you can imagine, aside from being handed the Wanamaker trophy as one of the spoils of victory, McIlroy will also receive a seven-figure check as the top prize, an amount that nearly doubles what the rest of the competitors will receive.

Here is a break-down of the top-ten and the money that they will take home:

First place: Rory McIlroy, $1,445,000
Second place: David Lynn, $865,000
Tie for third: Carl Pettersson $384,500
Tie for third: Justin Rose $384,500
Tie for third: Keegan Bradley $384,500
Tie for third: Ian Poulter $384,500
Tie for seventh: Blake Adams $226,000
Tie for seventh: Jamie Donaldson $226,000
Tie for seventh: Peter Hanson $226,000
Tie for seventh: Steve Stricker $226,000

A breakdown of the rest of the purse -- without ties -- can be found here.

For more on the 2012 PGA Championship, check out SB Nation's golf hub and this SB Nation Tampa Bay StoryStream.

Photographs by, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.