Was ranked 4th in the World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR) and consistently remained inside the Top-10 until his professional debut. Won several prestigious events including the 2015 Jones Cup, 2014 AJGA FJ Invitational and the individual Juan Carlos Tailhade Cup.
Earned European Tour status after making the cut at 2017 Qualifying School Final Stage and enjoyed a strong start to his Tour career with three Top-10 finishes, including a 2nd place finish in the KLM Open.
Finished inside the top 15 in his first Major Championship, the Open Championship at Hoylake, which helped secure his European Tour status for 2018.
Austin is a dual-citizen, splitting time between Nova Scotia and Texas, where he works with swing coach and 2015 PGA of America Teacher of the Year, Cameron McCormick.