Golf’s Olympic bronze medalist earned 5x the gold medalist — here’s why

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When C.T. Pan poured in a mid-range par putt on the fourth playoff hole at Kasumigaseki Country Club on Sunday, he locked down an Olympic bronze medal — the exact type of thing money can’t buy.

But he earned a whole bunch of money, too. More, in fact, than Xander Schauffele earned for winning gold.

Pan, who was competing for Chinese Taipei, entered the final round with an extremely outside chance at a medal. He’d shot 74 in the first round before rallying with 66 on Friday and 66 on Saturday, but now he needed an even lower round just to have a shot. But Pan birdied 1. He birdied 3. He birdied 6. By day’s end he’d logged six birdies and an eagle for a clean-sheet 63 and a four-round total of 15 under. The only player in the clubhouse with a lower score was Pan’s final-round playing partner Rory Sabbatini, who’d made 10 birdies and an eagle en route to 61.

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