Paul David Goydos (born June 20, 1964) is an American professional golfer who has played on the PGA Tour and the Nationwide Tour.
Goydos was born, raised and has lived his entire life in Long Beach, California. He attended Woodrow Wilson Classical High School, Long Beach State University and turned pro in 1989. He started out as a struggling mini-tour player supplementing his income as a substitute teacher.
In 1991 and 1992, he played on the Nationwide Tour, earning one victory at the 1992 Ben Hogan Yuma Open. He earned his PGA Tour card for 1993 by going through Qualifying School.