pro shop


Definition of pro shop 

: a shop at which equipment for a particular sport (such as golf or tennis) is sold typically by a professional in that sport

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An 18-hole course featuring a lighted driving range, pro shop and restaurant. Houston Chronicle, "Tee up at Houston-area golf courses," 10 May 2018 Settlers Bay on Knik-Goose Bay Road opens for the season Friday with no temporary greens or tarps, said Becky Gerritsen of the pro shop. Beth Bragg, Anchorage Daily News, "The Valley is place to be this weekend if you’re a golfer," 20 Apr. 2018 Amy Mickelson, dressed in solid black like her husband, stood off the side of the pro shop porch. Beth Ann Nichols, USA TODAY, "Amy Mickelson: Phil Mickelson offered to withdraw from U.S. Open," 17 June 2018 The foundation of the clubhouse is the original Worthington home built in 1848 and the pro shop sits where the old living room was. Brent Kennedy, Howard County Times, "Worthington Manor Golf Club," 29 June 2018 Learn to surf with lessons from one of the pro shops. Christopher Muther,, "New England’s best beach town? Globe readers pick Narragansett, R.I.," 23 May 2018 The Bucks are gradually revealing plans for the area, including a large BUCKS sign just outside the team's new pro shop. James B. Nelson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Work begins on the beer garden connecting Old World 3rd Street with the new Milwaukee Bucks arena," 22 June 2018 In the parking lot at the Torrey Pines golf courses, there are a handful of spaces reserved just for those visiting the pro shop. Tod Leonard,, "Decade later, U.S. Open memories draw many fans to Torrey Pines," 12 June 2018 An arts and crafts studio could be located in the space that previously served as the pro shop for the 18-hole golf course. Karen Berkowitz,, "Highland Park looks for less costly library, senior center options," 12 June 2018

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First Known Use of pro shop

1932, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of pro shop

: a shop where equipment for a sport (such as golf or tennis) is sold usually by people who play or teach the sport professionally

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