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LPGA Tour's international flair abounds on annual Kingsmill stop

LPGA Tour's international flair abounds on annual Kingsmill stop

JAMES CITY – Standing between the Kingsmill clubhouse and the River Course's 18th hole grandstands following Wednesday's Pro-Am, Sakura Yokomine's caddy does some amateur translating.

Florian Rodriguez, the caddy, hesitates initially. He says his Japanese isn't great. He happens to be French, with a Spanish surname.

Yokomine will soon be paired with Californian Sydnee Michaels and Wei-Ling Hsu of Chinese Taipei.

Within 20 yards, three spectators sharing Filipino ancestry, soak in the scene the evening before the Championship tees off.

That's just a small taste of the international flavor the LPGA Tour offers on its annual trip to Williamsburg.

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