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pro-am

 (prō′ăm′)
n.
A sports event, such as a golf tournament, in which professionals compete with or against amateurs.


pro′-am′ adj.
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pro-am

(ˈprəʊˈæm)
adj
(General Sporting Terms) (of a golf tournament, snooker tournament, etc) involving both professional and amateur players
n
(General Sporting Terms) a sporting tournament involving both professional and amateur players
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pro-am

(ˈproʊˈæm)
n.
any sporting event in which professionals play with amateurs.
[1945–50; pro(fessional)-am(ateur)]
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"When I was asked to be part of this fantastic initiative I jumped at the opportunity," said Gullit, who won the 1988 European Championships with the Netherlands and is a regular competitor in Pro-Ams around the world such as the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship.
Harrison, 55, has won more than 100 tournaments, and now is happy to play in the Pro-Ams, and continue his teaching career.
THERE is only one player to talk about following the last two Whitley Bay Snooker Centre one-day Handicapped Pro-Ams - Gateshead's minus-20 potter Brandon Hall.
The KCB Karen Masters will be held after the two Pro-Ams from on June 27-30.
COM Event, is hosting both Pro-Ams and is proud to promote Kenyan golf and its unique golfing destinations to the world.Guy Moran, Head of Property and Development at The PGA, said, "This event promises to be a triumph helping to put Kenyan golf on the map, especially by promoting ladies golf throughout the country and further afield.
Guests from NBO and other sponsors and supporters will compete in these two Pro-Ams. The Pro-Am also gives all 45 players the final opportunity to fine tune their games before the Euros 420,000 total prize-fund tournament kicks off on Wednesday with a tournament first tee time of 8.10 am with the leaders out last at 10.34 am with play in 15 threeballs all from the first tee.
PGA in Cheshire & North Wales has announced its busiest schedule for years with four Order of Merit tournaments and a record 17 pro-ams.
And pro-ams figure high on the list with seven clubs joining the fold to add to most of the existing fixtures.
We are also welcoming anyone who has played in previous years or from any PGA professionals who wish to sample one of the most popular pro-ams in the UK.
The big names generally steer clear of these pro-ams but not Phil Mickelson, who won this in 2002 and 2004 and is using it once again to kick off his year.
Wallsend's Gary Wilson, a former professional and regular competitor in Teesside Pro-Ams, won the event.
Among the new additions to the tournament is the Pepsi Max Shootout, during which the first-place teams from the Sunday morning and afternoon pro-ams will compete on Monday within the regular professional tee-off rotation.