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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published March 5, 1998
GE Chair JACK WELCH, NBC President BOB WRIGHT, "Today" co-host MATT LAUER and GREG NORMAN played a round of golf together in Hobe Sound, FL. While Lauer and Wright's scores are unknown, Norman shot a 70 -- but lost to the 62-year old Welch -- who shot a 69 (BOSTON GLOBE, 3/5)....DON KING was robbed of his $100,000 Rolex watch at gunpoint in Mexico City. King: "Had they known I was Don King, I'm confident they never would have stopped me" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 3/5). ....MARTINA HINGIS was a guest on the "Tonight Show." Hingis, who is a big basketball fan, said her favorite player is DENNIS RODMAN. Leno: "I'm sure your mother would be thrilled if you brought home Dennis Rodman. Look what I found in America, mom!" ("Tonight Show," NBC, 3/4).