TDS golf outing raises $54,000 for charity

All proceeds generated at the event benefit the Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center.

In late July, $54,000 was raised for the Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center at the TDS Open Charity Golf Event, hosted by TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®). At the event, 133 TDS employees, company vendors, and partners competed in a 34-team, four person scramble tournament at University Ridge Golf Course.

While the TDS open has been an employee favorite for over 30 years, it transitioned to a charity fundraising event in 2010. Throughout the past nine years, the event has been a model example of the company’s long-held commitment to the community, raising nearly $350,000 for various charities in the Madison area.

Whether it’s hands-on volunteering in the community or financial support, TDS takes great pride in giving back.

Media Contact: Garrett Seymour | Intern – Communications | TDS | 608-664-5529 |

TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to more than 1,000 rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities across the U.S. With 1.2 million connections, TDS is a rapidly growing technology company. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 2 Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet service, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit

TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs 3,000 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Founded in 1969, Telephone and Data Systems provides wireless, broadband, video, and voice as well as hosted and managed services to approximately 6 million connections nationwide through its businesses: UScellular, TDS Telecom, and OneNeck IT Solutions. TDS Inc. has been named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit

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