Mike Barbato
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Mike Barbato

Chief Operating Officer

Mike joined the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour as the Chief Operating Officer in March of 2018 based out of Orlando FL.  In this role Mike is responsible for designing and implementing the day to day business operations of the tour, including establishing policies that promote company culture and vision, as well as drive performance and growth.  Mike’s mission is to grow the game of golf so that juniors everywhere have an unparalleled opportunity to experience world class events while setting themselves up for a career in college and beyond!  Mike has spent the last 13+ years in the Sports & Entertainment industry as a driving force in the front office of some of the nations leading organizations, including the New Jersey Nets, New York Giants, Time Warner Cable Arena and the Charlotte Bobcats, Legends Global Sales, The New York Red Bulls, The Madison Square Garden Company including the New York Knicks & Rangers, as well as Live Nation Entertainment.  Mike is originally from Syracuse, NY and holds a BA in Sport Business from Saint Leo University in Saint Leo, Florida.

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