Originally Posted by hdtvluvr
Mine is very similar. If you need to you can hang the other end in a zip tie that is hung around something to hold it in place.
If you spend a few minutes holding the pick up tool in different positions on the mower, you can find a place that will be out of the way, and will not be in a place where it's easily damaged (such as when your raise the seat).
5 minutes of trying different places may save you a broken pick up tool.