About National Mulligan Day
A Mulligan is a term used in golf to refer to a “do-over” or a second chance. It is typically used when a golfer makes an especially bad shot and wishes they could take it back and try again. The origin of the word Mulligan is uncertain, but some believe it comes from an Irish immigrant named David Mulligan who was known for playing golf with his friends and allowing them to take extra strokes.
In modern day golf, the concept of a Mulligan is still widely accepted among players. Although there are no official rules regarding the use of Mulligans, many players choose to follow certain guidelines such as allowing each player only one per round or allowing only one after each hole. In friendly games, players may even agree to allow as many Mulligans as desired in order to speed up play.
Ultimately, the decision whether or not to allow a Mulligan lies with the individual players and their group.