The mind is the computer. The Mental game is an important element of playing the game and in learning the game. However, a basic Camry will not race against a formula 1 race car no matter how much it tries to believe it can.
You must have a physical game developed to a certain point to where learning the mental game become and more important ingredient to the total golfer.
Skill and technical ability is a must and a strong mental game build best when it is in conjunction with someone who can swing the club and strike the ball with some sense of consistency.
The total player at some point will need to focus and develop a mental component to the game. Strategy, artistry, technical ability all form the complete player …. a person who knows how to PLAY the game will always reign over someone which just a pretty motion. Seek the total package and the mental game will be an important ingredient.