The Japanese Harukyo Nomura and Christine Wolf of Austria were Nicole Broch Larsen's playing partners Thursday morning – 4 N Broch Larsen (Den); -3 A Olsen (US), EK Pedersen (Den), J Song (US), A Munoz (Spa), O Cowan (Ger); -2 S Gal (Dld), G Dryburgh (Sco), K Spilkova (Cze), A Lee (US), A Van Dam (Ned) Selected others: E C Thomas (Eng), K Henry (Sco); +1 H Burke (Eng); +3 C Hull (Eng), C Matthew (Sco) Full Classification
Nicole Broch Larsen from Denmark has a one – shot ahead after the opening round of the Ladies Scottish Open, with Gemma Dryburgh two behind at home.
Larsen shot a four-under-par 67, the 2015 Ladies European Tour Player of the Year tickets six birdies.
The American duo Amy Olson and Jennifer Song are among the five players in the chasing peloton on second bottom.
Dryburgh is the best Briton at the North Berwick Renaissance Club event, where fans are not in attendance.
Larsen told the European Tour: "I played a few tournaments in Denmark and the key to my score was definitely my pit.
" I've also played on my home court in Denmark from the white tees, which ch has a similar length to this week if not longer than this set up so I feel like I've been used to a lot of up and downs what I was able to do today.
Ariya Jutanugarn from Thailand won the tournament in 2018, with last year's winner Mi Jung Hur from South Korea.