AJGA Member Dies in Car Accident

It is with a heavy heart that the AJGA announces the passing of Tom Talkington.

Talkington, 17, of Jackson, Tenn., died Thursday, February 1 at the scene of a one-car accident in Jackson, The Jackson Sun reported.

According to news reports, Talkington was a passenger in in the car when driver Jacob Halvorson lost control and crashed into a tree. The accident killed Halvorson, also of Jackson, and left two others injured.

A standout on the University School of Jackson's golf team, Talkington lead the team to a state golf championship in October. He was also named the 2006 Male Golfer of the Year by The Jackson Sun. Further information about the accident can be found here.