Since the tournament’s inception in 2003 the Wells Fargo Championship has offered one of the largest purses on TOUR. This year players competed for a $7,100,000 purse.
This year's champion, Rory Mcllroy, earned $1,278,000 and surpassed Jim Furyk to become the tournament's all-time money leader with $3,368,617 in six appearances.
Furyk, the 2006 champion, has earned $3,029,173 in 11 starts. Phil Mickelson, who holds the record for most top-ten finishes in tournament history with eight, is ranked third on the money list with $2,933,680 after 12 starts.