Definition of pro shop in English:

pro shop


  • A retail outlet at a golf club, typically run by the resident professional, where golfing equipment can be purchased or repaired.

    • ‘It designs ball caps and visors for golfers, which it sells to pro shops at golf courses.’
    • ‘Jeff actually went to the pro shop and bought a new shirt.’
    • ‘To add insult to injury, he broke a new $300.00 driver that he had just purchased from the pro shop, and was using to balance himself.’
    • ‘At the same moment the ball got there, somebody opened the door to the pro shop and the ball rolled inside.’
    • ‘His role at the golf club will include operating the pro shop, giving golfing lessons and course patrol.’
    • ‘In the past five years, there has been a veritable flood of green grass brands - i.e. brands sold in pro shops at golf courses across the country - into the corporate market.’
    • ‘She said ‘When police arrived they found that once inside the rear door the offenders had used an angle grinder or similar tool to cut a hole in the internal metal security shutters to gain entrance to the pro's shop within the premises.’’
    • ‘A pro shop professional might be able to simply fill in the holes you currently have in your favorite ball and redrill a new grip.’
    • ‘Said member was far from happy and made his feelings known, whereupon Thom took the club, broke it over his knee and told his dissatisfied customer to never again enter the pro's shop.’
    • ‘The loser buys the winner a golf shirt from the pro shop.’
    • ‘He was seen playing golf, carrying his golf clubs, practising his swing and going to the pro shop and clubhouse.’
    • ‘It's important to be seen in the right places at the right times, such as in the locker room, in the pro shop or on the first tee.’
    • ‘They'd stopped making that model in the late '70s, and there was an old one in the pro shop.’
    • ‘Already placed in over 4,000 green grass pro shops, national golf accounts, and department stores, sell-through on the $55 retail polo are in the double digits, she adds.’
    • ‘The golf course pro shop traditionally has been the place to buy equipment and retains its appeal for doing so.’
    • ‘The principle disadvantage of buying from a pro shop is a dearth of inventory.’
    • ‘Once they capture the trust of their customers by improving their games, they can then use these relationships to influence product purchases in their pro shops.’
    • ‘A man walks into a pro shop and tries to leave with several golf clubs stuck down his pants.’
    • ‘As a stopgap measure, I used a sanding disc and bevel knife to make the hole bearable to bowl with until I could get my ball fully repaired in the pro shop.’
    • ‘A similar warning can be sent to the pro shop or to on-course marshals.’