Cha-Ching! How prize money has changed

2015-11-06 14:53

Cape Town - Since inception in 1981, the list of winners at the Gary Player Golf Course is an impressive one - so too has been the money they've pocketed.

A breakdown of how the winner's cheque has changed over the years.

Under year, player, country, amount won

2014 - Danny Willett (England) - $1 250 000
2013 - Thomas Bjørn (Denmark) - $1 250 000
2012 - Martin Kaymer (Germany) - $1 250 000
2011 - Lee Westwood (England) - $1 250 000
2010 - Lee Westwood (England) - $1 250 000
2009 - Robert Allenby (Australia) - $1 200 000
2008 - Henrik Stenson (Sweden) - $1 200 000
2007 - Trevor Immelman (South Africa)- $1 200 000
2006 - Jim Furyk (United States) - $1 200 000
2005 - Jim Furyk (United States) - $1 200 000
2004 - Retief Goosen (South Africa) - $1 200 000
2003 - Sergio García (Spain) - $1 200 000
2002 - Ernie Els (South Africa) - $2 000 000
2001 - Sergio García (Spain) - $2 000 000
2000 - Ernie Els (South Africa) - $2 000 000
1999 - Ernie Els (South Africa) - $1 000 000
1998 - Nick Price (Zimbabwe) - $1 000 000
1997 - Nick Price (Zimbabwe) - $1 000 000
1996 - Colin Montgomerie (Scotland) - $1 000 000
1995 - Corey Pavin (United States) - $1 000 000
1994 - Nick Faldo (England) - $1 000 000
1993 - Nick Price (Zimbabwe) - $1 000 000
1992 - David Frost (South Africa) - $1 000 000
1991 - Bernhard Langer (Germany) - $1 000 000
1990 - David Frost (South Africa) - $1 000 000
1989 - David Frost (South Africa) - $1 000 000
1988 - Fulton Allem (South Africa) - $1 000 000
1987 - Ian Woosnam (Wales) - $1 000 000
1986 - Mark McNulty (Zimbabwe) - $300 000
1985 - Bernhard Langer (West Germany) - $300 000
1984 - Seve Ballesteros (Spain)- $300 000
1983 - Seve Ballesteros (Spain) - $300 000
1982 - Raymond Floyd (United States) - $300 000
1981 - Johnny Miller (United States) - $500 000

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