One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A scoreboard showing the names and current scores of the leading competitors, especially in a golf tournament.
- ‘After leading by three shots, I disappeared from the leader board, but I was still enjoying myself.’
- ‘He went out on a day in which he had to share equal billing with that fickle lady, Mother Nature, and finally got his score under par and his name on the leader board.’
- ‘Every so often you hear about a tour player coming down the stretch not knowing where he stands on the leader board.’
- ‘Although only two strokes out of the lead that Friday, he never made it either onto the leader board or into the interview room.’
- ‘We added a leader board in the staging lanes that will help competitors keep track of how each of the seven divisions are doing in the team competition.’
- ‘But quickly the names on the leader board were re-arranged.’
- ‘At the British Open, he is not the leader, but he is on the leader board.’
- ‘But, as the names were going up on the leader board, it grew apparent what the day had in store.’
- ‘But as the final round unfolded, he found himself creeping up the leader board.’
- ‘The PGA didn't entirely belong to him the first two days, even though he was at the top of the leader board.’
- ‘In division two both managed to keep their rounds together to tie at the top of the leader board with very creditable scores of 34 points.’
- ‘I liked the idea that mine was the last name they wanted to see on the leader board.’
- ‘You can't imagine how hard it is to watch the leader board when you're that close to going home in a major.’
- ‘It's hard to pin down the most amusing thing, but it has something to do with his name suddenly going up on the leader board.’
- ‘The leader board turned seriously weird on Saturday.’
- ‘And I wouldn't be surprised to see his name on a college-tournament leader board real soon.’
- ‘The quality of the course is reflected by the quality of the leader board.’
- ‘Since his return from England, Len has been high on the leader board every week and he is now playing consistent golf.’
- ‘The first that comes to mind is 1960, when the last round began with as gaudy a leader board as you could wish for.’
- ‘A lesser man would have shuddered at the sight of his name at the top of the dreaded leader board after my three-under-par 67.’
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