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2012 Masters Purse: Bubba Watson Gets Lion's Share, Fred Couples And Hunter Mahan Top Local Earners

Bubba Watson managed a nice payout from the 2012 Masters. The total purse was $8 million overall just like last season, and Watson took home a good chunk of it, earning $1.44 million for the victory. Louis Oosthuizen finished in second place with $864,000.

How did each of the golfers with connections to Los Angeles fare?

  • Fred Couples and Hunter Mahan were in a tie for 12th, finishing two-under par, grabbing $156,800 each.
  • Rickie Fowler finished tied for 27th, going two-over par, taking $56,800.
  • Tiger Woods finished in a tie for 40th with a round of five-over par, winning $32,000.
  • Kevin Chappell finished in a tie for 44th with a round of six-over par, grabbing $26,400.
  • Patrick Cantlay finished as the top amateur at seven-over in a tie for 47th. As an amateur he wasn't eligible for earnings.
  • Mark O'Meara withdrew.
  • Brendan Steele missed the cut at 12-over. Craig Stadler missed the cut with a combined two rounds of 163 (19-over overall). They received no earnings for their efforts.

View the entire earnings list here.

Full leaderboard of the 2012 Masters can be found here. For more on the 2012 Masters, check out SB Nation's golf page and this StoryStream.

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