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pro-am in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpro-ampro-am /ˌprəʊ ˈæm◂ $ ˌproʊ-/ noun [countable]  DSa competition, especially in golf, for professionals (=people who play for money) and amateurs (=people who play just for pleasure)pro-am adjective
Examples from the Corpus
pro-amMissed more two-footers than Ray Charles at a celebrity pro-am golf tournament.Add sponsors' bonuses, company days, pro-ams and the figure exceeds £150,000.Jack Lemmon, his longtime amateur partner, will be absent after 23 consecutive unsuccessful attempts to make the pro-am cut.Jack had had a good to middling season and with pro-ams and the occasional exhibition match I had earned nearly £8000.