"The reason for Tiger's fall is his ill-fated mythical quest for perfection..."
"There is a linear beauty to numbers that is simple and indisputable, and to someone as talented and as malleable and as addicted to perfection as Tiger, irresistible..."
"But the problem is, golf is not like that. It's not linear, it's abstract. It's not beautiful, it's messy."
"The mathematical-perfection trend in this game, which has Tiger by the throat and teachers in a tizzy, requires vigilant attention to swing mechanics, and that is not what this game is about. We need all of our sense to corroborate what we see and the imagination thrives on that information to help us create. That is the highest form of this game and is, perhaps above all else, what is beautiful about golf and sad about Tiger."
For me golf is mostly mental and much less physical, meaning that a good player can overcome the bio-mechanical restrictions using the power of the mind. I am not only some mechanical contraption, there's a mind inside that thinks and plans and controls the future. Sure it's important to have a sound technical basis, but in the long run it is the mental game that will come through and lead to success. Just like in life.