The start of the first round of the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters was delayed by one hour on Wednesday morning due to fog and commenced at 8.15am.

Amongst the early starters were Charley Hull, Suzann Pettersen and Gwladys Nocera, who teed off from the 10th at 8.45am.

Defending champion Shanshan Feng from China, who is targeting her fourth title on the Majlis Course at Emirates Golf Club, will now begin her first round at 12.35pm local time.