Have you ever felt that you needed a free standing putter? Me neither, but fortunately the inventors associated with the patent application that published as US Pub. No. 20080171614 are not bound by such conventional thinking.
The patent application describes the putter as:
Now, look at this design!
I could see this putter helping my game.
Dave Dawsey – The Golf Club Patent Attorney
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