I doubt that Cochran and Stobbs would have thought of Blake's ideas as 'pernicious'. Given the WIDE variety and HUGE amount of golf information that is not consistent with science the golf science community seems to have taken the approach of working in their own 'parallel universe' with rarely even a comment about some of the inaccurate representations elsewhere in the golf world. Horwood from Apollo shafts was one of the few to make such a comment when he said:
Perhaps this is how the term kick point came into being, the notion that the shaft recovers and "kicks" the ball providing extra distance. This belief is suprious.
in Golf Shafts - A Technical Perspective. While he made the statement it was not in a forum that would likely reach the non-scientific world and there is FAR more of that belief that ever knew of Mindy Blake.