Chuck Austin

City of Rock Island

Longtime John Deere Classic volunteer Charles "Chuck" Austin III is being honored as the PGA Tour's Volunteer of the Year.

Chuck Austin Photo: Courtesy of the City of Rock Island Bracelet Photo: Courtesy of Pat Shouse

Longtime John Deere Classic volunteer Charles "Chuck" Austin was killed last week in an accident at TPC Deere Run.

Chuck Austin
City of Rock Island

The community is remembering a former teacher, alderman and volunteer.