Race to Dubai 2017 prize money: How much did Tommy Fleetwood win by triumphing at DP World Tour Championship

 
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Fleetwood won the season-long Race To Dubai crown (Source: Getty)

As the European Tour's curtain call event, this weekend's DP World Tour Championship in Dubai settled the outcome of the season-long Race To Dubai and the lucrative bonus pot that comes with it.

England's Tommy Fleetwood yesterday pipped fellow Englishman Justin Rose to the overall title. Both men finished out of contention for the final event itself, as Spain's Jon Rahm won the Dubai season finale.

With proceedings wrapped up, the top-10 ranked players of the season were eligible for a slice of a $5m Race To Dubai bonus pool with the man in the pinnacle position taking home a hefty pay cheque of $1.25m (£946,712).

The race had effectively been a shoot-out between two men, Rose and Fleetwood.

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End-of-year rankings Race to Dubai bonus
1. $1,250,000
2. $750,000
3. $600,000
4. $500,000
5. $400,000
6. $350,000
7. $325,000
8. $300,000
9. $275,000
10. $250,000

Fleetwood had sat at the top of the standings before this week's tournament got underway. Olympic Champion Rose could only have been sure of pipping him to the $1.25m prize by winning the DP World Tour Championship.

That achievement in itself is worth a sizeable sum. Worth $8m, the DP World Tour Championship's prize fund is one the European Tour's richest events.

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The winner's prize, denoted in euros rather than the greenback, is €1.75m (£1.3m).

If Rose had won the tournament on Sunday the bounty would have propelled him from being the European Tour's 10th highest-ever earner to its sixth.

Position DP World Tour Championship prize money
1. €1,175,051
2. €783,361
3. €441,350
4. €352,516
5. €298,934
6. €253,635
7. €218,296
8. €183,132
9. €163,479
10. €146,647

Before yesterday's prize money had been totted up, world No6 Rose earned €23.7m from European Tour events while Fleetwood, the 50th highest earner has earned €9.2m to date.

Both had already enjoyed the most lucrative of their careers so far.

Rose had earned €4m already in 2017, beating his previous best €3.8m pocketed in 2011. Fleetwood, meanwhile, had already secured €4.2m — triple his previous season-best €1.4m in 2014.

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