This year’s US Kids Golf European Championship is set to be the biggest yet with record numbers of world’s best junior golfers expected to travel to Scotland for the four-day tournament.

Organised by the US Kids Golf Foundation – which provides opportunities for children across the world to learn and play golf – the competition will see players as young as six challenging for titles in various age groups.

The European Championships takes place from June 5-7, 2012 on Gullane No. 2, Gullane No. 3, Craigielaw Golf Club, Luffness New Golf Club and Longniddry Golf Club. Each course will be modified for each age group in order to provide the same level challenge.

The top finishers in each category will compete in the Van Horn Cup over Gullane No. 1 – a showpiece event, modelled on the Ryder Cup, where the best European players are matched up against the top golfers from the rest of the world.

The top five finishers in each age and gender group also automatically receive an invitation to the US Kids Golf World Championships at Pinehurst Golf Club, North Carolina, in August.

For more information or to register for the US Kids Golf European Championships, visit uskidsgolf.com