Turk Pipkin

19 Articles

Travel |
December 1, 1999

Paradise Found

Three great hotels on the Pacific coast of Mexico where you can do just about anything or nothing at all.

First Person |
April 30, 1999

In Over My Head

When I decided to put in a swimming pool, I had visions of supermodels doing the backstroke in my back yard. Instead, I got one big headache after another.

News & Politics |
August 31, 1997

Oh, Say, Can You Sí?

Until recently, I couldn’t. Then I enrolled in language school in the charming Mexican town of Guanajuato, and two weeks later I was comfortably conversant in español.

Critters |
December 1, 1995

A Whale of a Tale

In a remote Mexican bay, you can touch a forty-ton gray, watch her lovely, enormous baby rub playfully against your boat, and ponder the mysteries of the natural world.

Sports |
August 31, 1995

The Reel World

In Mexico’s Sea of Cortés the bonito, tuna and dorado nearly jump into your boat. No wonder I’m hooked.

Business |
December 1, 1994

Kings of Swing

Can a golfer change the bad habits of a lifetime? The academy at Golfsmith International made a believer out of me.

Sports |
April 30, 1993


Far away from the crowded urban courses, there’s an older, saner game. Welcome to the pleasures of nine-hole golf and sand greens.

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