New Zealand Golf has named an exciting team to contest the 29th Eisenhower World Teams Championship in Japan.

The side to compete at the pinnacle event of world amateur golf is Joshua Munn (Manawatu), Tae Koh (Manukau) and Vaughan McCall (Gore). Vaughan McCall

The Eisenhower will be staged at the Oshitate Course and Iriyama Course of the Karurizawa Golf Club from September 11 – 13.

All three players have good experience on the international stage and form ahead of the event.

McCall is the most experienced of the three players. In 2012 he announced himself on the local scene when he was the first golfer to win both the

New Zealand Amateur and the New Zealand Stroke Play titles in the same year, for 24 years.

He was the leading individual for New Zealand at the 2012 World Amateur Team Championship in Turkey, when he finished in a share of 13th place.

More recently, he was the first Kiwi to qualify for the US Amateur Championship since Danny Lee when he delivered the “best mental performance of my life” in 2013.

His best result in 2014 is finishing as the leading amateur at the LawnMaster Classic on the Charles Tour and the selectors have backed him on his significant experience on the world stage.