Mulligan Day - October 17
Mon, Oct 17, 2022

Mulligan Day

October 17 is Mulligan Day. The day is for those who are not ready to put up with failures and are determined to go to the end. Frankly, we all need a second try sometimes. There are many different situations in life, and we often ask for another chance to make things right.


There is no specific story or fact about the origin of Mulligan Day. The USGA (United States Golf Association) has several versions of the origin of this day. The first says that the name came from the Canadian golfer David Mulligan. The second is about John. A. “Buddy” Mulligan, who was the locker room attendant at Essex Fells CC. Well, the latest version refers to the petty aristocrat and golfer Thomas Mulligan.

Interesting facts

  • the mulligan is often used to play a repeat of the previous disc;
  • in golf, it is allowed to use the mulligan only once out of 9 holes, and the player himself decides when to use the repeat;
  • mulligans are purchased by golfers for money in the form of coupons.

How to celebrate

Spend this day giving yourself a second try to fix a past setback or mistake. In Mulligan Day, do the most banal activity for this day, play golf with your loved ones. After all, the term “mulligan” initially has an association with golf. Get together with friends, enjoy a game of golf. Order a second meal and see how good it is to re-enjoy food. Master a new skill and surprise your friends with it, even if it takes a lot of time – perhaps in this way you will discover new talents in yourself.

When is Mulligan Day celebrated in 2022?

Mulligan Day is observed on October 17 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Monday October 17 2022
Tuesday October 17 2023
Thursday October 17 2024
Friday October 17 2025
Saturday October 17 2026