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Who Was The First Person To Play Golf On The Moon?


The first man to play golf on the moon was Nasa Astronaut Alan Shepard. He is the only person to have played golf on the moon.


Alan Shepard Biography


Alan Shepard was born on the 18th of November 1923 in East Derry, New Hampshire, USA.


He was also the first American in space in 1961, three weeks after Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.


Apollo 14


Commander Alan Shepard then returned to space commanding the Apollo 14 lunar landing mission in 1971 where he played his game of golf on the moon surface.


Alan Shepard died of leukaemia on the 21st July 1998 in California. He was aged 74.


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