Definition of mulligan : a free shot sometimes given a golfer in informal play when the previous shot was poorly played Examples of mulligan in a Sentence Recent Examples on the Web Pro days past often served as a mulligan for a poor showing at the combine.
A Mulligan, in a game, happens when a player gets a second chance to perform a certain move or action; usually due to lack of skill or bitter luck.
[ muhl-i-guh n ] / ˈmʌl ɪ gən /. Also called mulligan stew. a stew containing meat, vegetables, etc., especially one made of any available ingredients.
Perhaps true to Fitzpatrick’s point, DeChambeau could have used a mulligan on his opening tee shot, a 286-yard blast with a 3-wood well right of the fairway to lead to a double-bogey 6 on the 10th hole.