The Only Person Ever To Play Golf on the Moon

Golf on the Moon

On February 6, 1971, Alan Shepard became the first and only person to ever golf on the moon. To pull off the feat, Shepard used a modified six iron with the club head affixed to the handle of a ‘contingency sample return device’.

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Shepard duffed the first ball but thinks his second shot traveled more than 200 yards. You can watch the historic moment in the inserted video below.