Mickelson goes to Urgent Care diagnosed with dehydration

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2007 WGC CA ChampionshipDORAL, Fla. ' Golf Channels Steve Sands has learned that Phil Mickelson was taken to an Urgent Care facility late Saturday following his third-round 69 at the WGC-CA Championship.
 
Mickelson, who is tied for the lead with Nick Watney, said he was feeling ill and suffering from body aches after his round and was taken to Baptist Health Urgent Care around 8 p.m. He was diagnosed with dehydration and received fluids via an IV for two hours before returning to Doral Resort and Spa just before midnight.
 
(Im) doing better, should be OK, Mickelson said in a text message early Sunday before his 2:45 p.m. final-round tee time. Feel better than the last two days.
 
Mickelson told the press Saturday following his round he planned to work with swing coach Butch Harmon early Sunday and his trainer Sean Cochran was preparing for Mickelsons normal pre-round warm up early Sunday at Doral.
 
If you watch Phil he really gets into the round and doesnt drink every hole, doesnt always eat when he needs to, Cochran said. (Caddie Jim Mackay) Bones is really good about getting him to drink regularly.
 
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