It moves from vertical and pinches in to about 45°. It doesn't "pop" the ball mark up in the middle.
Superintendents use these things all over the place. If it popped up the middle, they wouldn't. Another one is this one:
Well, I shot a 57 yesterday....for 13 holes. Had a chance to play Disney Palms course. Got to the 14th tee, and play was suspended due to severe weather and lightning in the area. Once we got back to the clubhouse and looked at the radar, we just decided to pack it in and head home.
Today was just one of those standard 78 (39-39) days. It took me a little while to get used to my home course greens compared to the fast carpets we played on, yesterday.
I take my hat off to those pro's that play a different course every week and are able to adjust to the different turf types, contours, and speeds of the greens.