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Rain or Shine Golf names Christian Baker as chief operating officer

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Rain or Shine Golf – the leading resource helping all golfers create their dream at-home golf simulator or practice setup – has appointed Christian Baker as Chief Operating Officer, with his background in strategic planning adding experience as the company looks to build on record-setting years in sales and growth.

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Joining the Rain or Shine team at a pivotal moment, Baker will play a key role in continuing strategic expansion efforts. On par with the nationwide surge in interest for at-home golf simulators, the company has experienced milestone growth in recent years, increasing staff and warehouse space to keep up with record sales.

“With growing interest in home golf, it’s important for our company to continue to innovate and deliver the best experience possible for our customers,” says Rain or Shine CEO Shawn Foley. “We are thrilled to be able to add Christian’s experience and energy to our team. We believe his leadership is the next piece of the puzzle to help meet our lofty goals.”

An experienced operations leader, Baker has worked in strategic partnerships in the technology and real estate spaces, leading operations and developing new business verticals throughout the Carolinas. He also brings a strong sports background, utilizing his experience as a National Champion and All-American swimmer to lead development in the sports technology space.

Founded in 2016, Rain or Shine quickly emerged as a leader in the golf simulator industry. With a mission to help golfers of all skill levels bring memorable golf experiences into their homes, it strives to provide the best information, products, prices, customer service and overall buying experience in the market.

Rain or Shine Golf offers products from respected third-party brands, as well as their own proprietary items like SwingBay and SwingTurf. The company works within customer’s budgets to provide the best possible solution for any given space.

To learn more about Rain or Shine Golf, please visit, call 888.831.9489 or follow on social media at Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and Facebook.  

About Rain or Shine
Rain or Shine Golf was created to serve people who believe golf is more than just a game. The company was founded in 2016 with the simple mission of helping golfers of any skill level bring the most memorable experiences of golf to their home. It strives to provide the best information, products, prices, customer service and overall buying experience anywhere. The team truly cares about their customers' experience, Rain or Shine helps customers every step of the way. Aside from the information on the website, a customer service team is readily available via email, phone or live chat to help answer any questions. Working closely with a large number of the best brands in golf has given a unique insight into the market that cannot be found anywhere else, as the company has taken the time to carefully select only the top partners with track records for excellent products.

Kelly Ciccarello