Pro-am meaning

prō'ăm'
A sports event, such as a golf tournament, in which professionals compete with or against amateurs.
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A sports competition for both amateurs and professionals, usually as a preliminary to a professional tournament.
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A competition in which both professional and amateur competitors participate.
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An amateur who engages in some activity at a professional or near-professional level of skill or competence.
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Origin of pro-am

  • pro(fessional) am(ateur)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From a contraction of both professional and amateur.
    From Wiktionary