Goldie studied at Stanford University and won the NCAA championship in 1986 with a final win against Richey Reneberg. He was also elected to the best selection of All-American. He completed his studies with a Bachelor's degree in economics and was a professional tennis player. His first tournament victory on the ATP World Tour, he won in 1987 in Newport, where he was also on the side of Larry Scott also won the doubles title. The following year he won his second respectively and, as the last title in the singles and doubles competition. Its highest listing in the tennis world ranking he reached in 1989 with position 27 and position 40 in the single in a double.
His best individual result at a Grand Slam tournament was reaching the quarter-finals at Wimbledon in 1989, including through a victory over Jimmy Connors. In addition, he was in the second round of the U.S. Open in 1986 and the Australian Open in 1987. His best result in the doubles competition was a knockout participation at Wimbledon in 1988.