Masters 2012 Purse: Victory Means Big Payday For Bubba Watson

Bubba Watson captured the 2012 Masters on the second hole of a playoff, and he's a lot richer after the win. Watson will take home about $1.4 million, while runner up Louis Oosthuizen is set to earn $864,000.

Related: 2012 Masters: Bubba Watson Gets His Green Jacket

Unofficially, this is what the tournament's top 10 finishers are slated to earn:

1st: Bubba Watson, $1,440,000
2nd, Louis Oosthuizen $864,000
T-3rd, Lee Westwood, $284,000
T-3rd, Matt Kuchar, $284,000
T-3rd, Peter Hanson, $284,000
T-3rd, Phil Mickelson, $284,000
7th, Ian Poulter, $268,0000
T-8, Adam Scott, $244,000
T-8, Padraig Harrington, $244,000
T-8, Justin Rose, $244,000

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Watson earned the win on hole No. 10, where he hit an incredible second shot to help lock up the victory. It was his first win in a major.

For more on the 2012 Masters be sure to stay tuned to this StoryStream. For more on Golf in general check out SB Nation's golf blog Waggle Room and SB Nation's dedicated golf hub.

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