Brooks Koepka, despite not playing Wyndham Championship earns $3m

Brooks Koepka, despite not even playing at the Wyndham Championships this week, was still able to enjoy the highest-earning week of his PGA Toru season.

The world no. 1 golfer sat out for the final regular event of the tour season. This was the event in which Paul Casey was the only one to have started the tournament inside the top 10 from the FedEx standings.

The Wyndham Rewards top 10 shared from a pool prize of 10 million dollars that was shared proportionally in between top 10 players of the standings along with Koepka. Koepka has already won the PGA Championship along with the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Championship held in 2019. He received his first-place prize of 2 million dollars.

Rory McIlroy, due to heading into the playoffs of the FedEx Cup, was able to win about 1.5 million dollars at 2nd place while Matt Kuchar got 1.2 million dollars for third place and 4th place Xander Schauffele won 1 million dollars.

Gary Woodland, the winner of US Open received 1 million dollars for his 5th place and Casey won 80000 dollars for the 8th place. The runner up for the Webb Simpson held at Sedgefield Country Club won 55000 dollars for his 9th place.

Koepka has already won 9551384 dollars form the 18 PGA Tour events already this season and due to this, he also won an additional 1 million dollars for being the top-ranking player of the standing in the Aon Risk Reward Challenge. This is a season-long competition between the players where the players get to take two scores from their best challenge hole for each event.

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