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The Gog Blog Chicago’s No.1 online golf news source by Rory Spears, Editor and Director of Content. Follow Rory on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter at GogBlogGuy. With BIG 3 Partner Len Ziehm at Demo Day 2016 PGA Merchandise Show.

Editors note: Sorry to not have posted yesterday from the PGA merchandise show, constant rain and wind knocked out the power for several house last night, and prevented us from posting our podcast review of the show until now.

BIG 3 partner Len Ziehm and I met outside the press room, to discuss our observations of the show and some of the travel places we have stopped at in our travels down South in Florida and surrounding states.

Here is our podcast recap of the show,with plenty of more stories to come right here in the days and weeks ahead.

Len and Rory at the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show podcast recap.

Look for more stories on as well.

The Gog Blog returns over the weekend, from the Innisbrook Golf Resort in Palm Harbor Florida, home of the Copperhead Golf Course. RS.

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About Rory Spears

Rory spent over 8 years growing up working at Rob Roy Golf Club in Prospect Hts.IL, then two years at Chevy Chase in Wheeling. He has covered golf in Chicago since 1986. Rory was one of the initial members of WSCR all-sports radio Chicago and covered golf there for 5 seasons, before moving on to work for ESPN/Sportsticker and ESPN Radio. In addition to hosting Golfers on Golf Radio on WNDZ Am 750 Chicago, he writes for both the Chicago District (CDGA) Magazine, and formerly Chicagoland Golf. Rory has played over 525 courses in 39 states, and rates golf courses. He does golf course management and communications consulting, within the golf industry.