It pays to play in the Masters Tournament as players battle for cash prize as well as green jacket

A detailed shot of the official Masters scorecard during the third round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, Saturday, April 13, 2019. (Source: Augusta National Golf Club)
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Saturday, April 13, 2019

AUGUSTA, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- It pays to play in the Masters Tournament. Literally.

If you've never delved into it very much, then you probably have no idea how much money is paid out to players each year.

This year, that sum is $11.5 million to be doled out to all the players.

So, what does the winner get? A cool $2,070,000 with second getting $1,242,000.

Even the player who places 50th receives $28,980, and the remainder of the pros will receive cash payouts depending on their scores.

Let's the see the breakdown.

1 -- $2,070,000
2 -- $1,242,000
3 -- $782,000
4 -- $552,000
5 -- $460,000
6 -- $414,000
7 -- $385,250
8 -- $356,500
9 -- $333,500
10 -- $310,500
11 -- $287,500
12 -- $264,500
13 -- $241,500
14 -- $218,500
15 -- $207,000
16 -- $195,500
17 -- $184,000
18 -- $172,500
19 -- $161,000
20 -- $149,500
21 -- $138,000
22 -- $128,800
23 -- $119,600
24 -- $110,400
25 -- $101,200
26 -- $92,000
27 -- $88,550
28 -- $85,100
29 -- $81,650
30 -- $78,200
31 -- $74,750
32 -- $71,300
33 -- $67,850
34 -- $64,975
35 -- $62,100
36 -- $59,225
37 -- $56,350
38 -- $54,050
39 -- $51,750
40 -- $49,450
41 -- $47,150
42 -- $44,850
43 -- $42,500
44 -- $40,250
45 -- $37,950
46 -- $35,650
47 -- $33,350
48 -- $31,510
49 -- $29,900
50 -- $28,980