RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP, announced Max McGee as Southwest Florida area sales manager for the turf and ornamentals (T&O) business in North America. McGee is responsible for fostering relationships and initiating buyer opportunities among distributors and end-users.

McGee has strong agronomic experience encompassing all aspects of golf course operations. In his most recent position as assistant superintendent at the Hideout Golf Club in Naples, Florida, he was responsible for managing a private, 18-hole championship course, which hosted the local section PGA Stroke Play Championship. Prior to this role, McGee worked at Grey Oaks Country Club in Naples where he previously completed an internship, and at Desert Mountain Golf Community in Scottsdale, Arizona.

McGee holds a Bachelor of Science in turfgrass management from North Carolina State University, where he graduated with honors. Additionally, he is a Dale Carnegie graduate and received his Florida T&O applicator’s license. Last year, McGee received certification in Best Management Practices for the enhancement of water quality on Florida golf courses and for the Florida green industry. He is also a Bayer Green Start Academy 2012 graduate.