Armstrong spent much of the 25th anniversary of his moon landing playing golf with the fellow directors of an energy company, according to the Telegraph. It was also the last of the H-missions in the program. Alan Shepard Biography Alan Shepard was born on the 18th of November 1923 in East Derry, New Hampshire, USA. Apollo 14 was the eighth manned mission of the Apollo program and the third to land on the moon.

On January 31st, 1971, Apollo 14 lifted off to start their nine-day mission to the moon. He is the only person to have played golf on the moon. On February 6, 1971, astronaut Alan Shepard hit a golf ball on the moon, the first and only person to take the game to the stars. Apollo 14 astronaut Alan Shepard famously took a golf ball along with him to the Moon, making him the first person to play golf on another world. Or, go …

The H-missions involved a precision landing and up to two-days being spent on the moon with two moonwalks on the lunar surface. Alan Shepard Like Armstrong, Alan Shepard was first a U.S. Navy pilot and then a test pilot. 2dayNspace: My kind of moon shot! It was a 6 iron head, an if if happen to be in New Jersy, you can swing by USGA Golf muesum, and see the real thing.