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Ricoh Women's British Open prize money payouts for 2014

Ricoh Women's British Open prize money payouts for 2014 - Michelle Wie at Royal Birkdale
Ricoh Women's British Open prize money payouts for 2014 - Michelle Wie at Royal Birkdale
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The following is a list of the prize money payouts for the Ricoh Women's British Open in 2014, which is being played from Thursday, July 10th to Sunday July 13th, 2014, at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club in Southport, England.

The Ricoh Women's British Open is one of the major tournaments in women's golf annually. Like the British Open for men, the Ricoh Women's British Open moves around from year to year on some of the most famous and oldest golf courses in the UK like St. Andrews, Royal Liverpool, Carnoustie, Turnberry, and Royal Birkdale.

With a total prize fund of $3 million, the Ricoh Women's British Open offers one of the largest purses in women's golf in 2014. The prize money was raised 9.1% in 2014 from the $2.75 million prize money up for grabs last year.

The Women's British Open has been considered a major since 2001. Women golfers with the most wins in the Women's British Open since 2001 are Jiyai Shin (2008, 2012) and Yani Tseng (2010, 2011) with two wins each.

The other major winners at the Women's British Open are Se Ri Pak (2001), Karrie Webb (2002), Annika Sorenstam (2003), Karen Stupples (2004), Jeong Jang (2005), Sherri Steinhauer (2006), Lorena Ochoa (2007), Catriona Matthew (2009), and last year's winner Stacy Lewis.

Hot women golfers who will be playing at the 2014 Women's British Open include Cristie Kerr, Michelle Wie, Suzann Pettersen, Sandra Gal, Lexi Thompson, Paula Creamer, Stacy Lewis and the women with the hottest body on the LPGA Tour, Belen Mozo (click on any of those names for hot photos of that golfer).

Also playing this year at the 2014 Women's British Open are newcomers like Brooke Pancake. For more about them see Hottest women LPGA golfers you don't know yet in 2014.

Ricoh Women's British Open prize money payouts for 2014

  • Winner - $474,575

The winner of the 2014 Ricoh Women's British Open was Mo Martin, and she earned a very nice paycheck of $474,575 for her win. For more see Hot photos of LPGA golf star Mo Martin in 2014.

  • Second Place - $275,000

Second place is worth $275,000 at the Women's British Open. Suzann Pettersen and Shanshan Feng tied for second with each player earning $235,204.

  • Third Place - $200,000

Third place at the Women's British Open is worth $200,000 in 2014.

  • Fourth Place - $151,532

Inbee Park finished fourth by herself in 2014, earning $151,532.

  • Fifth Place - $125,000

Jessica Korda, Angela Stanford, Eun-Hee Ji, and Julieta Grenada each earned $104,425 when they all tied for fifth place at the 2014 Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale.