leaderboard

noun
lead·​er·​board | \ ˈlē-dər-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce leaderboard (audio) \

Definition of leaderboard

: a large board for displaying the ranking of the leaders in a competitive event (such as a golf tournament)

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Ghim began the Korn Ferry Tour Championship in 29th place on the points leaderboard. Ryan Nilsson, chicagotribune.com, "Buffalo Grove grad Doug Ghim drains the putt of his life, earns PGA Tour card," 15 Sep. 2019 Now, Mitchell released a 156-page evidence packet and four-page summary detailing the claim to keep his name on the Donkey Kong Forum leaderboard. Jennifer Leman, Popular Mechanics, "One Man's Long, Ruthless Fight to Keep His Donkey Kong High Score," 13 Sep. 2019 The gap between him atop the AL WAR leaderboard and the No. 2 player, Alex Bregman at 6.3. Jon Tayler, SI.com, "Ranking Mike Trout's Eight Seasons From Great to Greatest," 27 Aug. 2019 Hawkins led the Musketeers in assists in three of his four seasons at Xavier and ranks eighth on Xavier’s all-time assist leaderboard (448). Adam Baum, Cincinnati.com, "Doellman, FC Cincinnati's Hagglund headline Xavier's new Hall of Fame class," 19 July 2019 Smith started the season on a tear, sitting near the top of the National League starting pitching leaderboards. Wells Dusenbury, sun-sentinel.com, "Marlins starter Caleb Smith cleared to throw; Brian Anderson continues to impress defensively," 15 June 2019 Four players took turns atop the leaderboard in the first 35 minutes Sunday, which included Schauffele’s first hole-in-one with a 5-iron on the 240-yard ninth hole. Doug Ferguson, BostonGlobe.com, "Rory McIlroy scorches field for FedEx Cup (and $15 million)," 25 Aug. 2019 Michelle Murray of Eagle River sits atop the leaderboard with the 15.99-pound fish caught Tuesday morning near the head of Resurrection Bay. Beth Bragg, Anchorage Daily News, "Eagle River woman leads Seward Silver Salmon Derby with a 15.99-pound fish," 15 Aug. 2019 Morard, a rising senior at Randolph School in Huntsville who has committed to play college golf at Alabama, shot a 5-under 67 on Monday, tying her with Andrea Lee atop the leaderboard. Josh Bean | Jbean@al.com, al, "Alabama golf commit tied atop leaderboard at U.S. Women’s Amateur," 6 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of leaderboard

1963, in the meaning defined above

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