Denmark's Nicole Larsen holds the clubhouse lead after a weather-affected opening day of the ASI Ladies Scottish Open.

Larsen carded a four-under-par 67 at the Renaissance Club to lead by one shot from compatriot Emily Pedersen, Germany’s Olivia Cowen, Spain’s Azahara Munoz and the American duo of Jennifer Song and Amy Olson.

Ireland's Leona Maguire was in a share of 48th on two over after play was suspended with 14 holes of her round completed. 

A two-hour fog delay meant Maguire was one of 30 players unable to complete their rounds on schedule and the first round is set to resume at 8am on Friday.

Larsen, who recorded six birdies and two bogeys, said: "I had 26 putts so that helps a lot. I didn’t hit it super close but I made a couple of long ones and I just tried to keep it in play.

"I worked a lot on my putting and short game (during lockdown) and actually playing my home course from the white tees. It’s not long but kind of the same distance as out here, maybe a little bit longer.

"It forces me to make a lot of up and downs if my long game is not on point, which it wasn’t out there today. So I definitely have improved my short game over this period and it kind of paid off today."

Munoz made the ideal start by holing her second shot to the opening hole from 148 yards for an eagle, the Solheim Cup player having been disqualified from her last event for failing to sign her scorecard.