Turning Professional in 1996 he spent his first year competing on the PGA Tour of Australasia and European Challenge Tour. After winning in his first season Goggin also earned status on the European Tour in 1997 and 1998. Following his time in Europe Mathew joined the Web.com Tour in 1999. He earned status on the PGA TOUR in 2000 and kept his card until 2003 when he went back to the secondary Tour for two seasons.
He regained his PGA TOUR card in 2006 and maintained his status until 2010. Since then he has competed on the Web.com Tour and had two victories in 2011 to regain his PGA TOUR card for 2012. Mathew has always been a strong supporter of the PGA Tour of Australasia returning to compete in the summer of golf whenever possible.
- Has won the Web.com Tour event (formerly Nationwide Tour) Panama Claro Championship twice, in 2011 and 2015.
- In 2011 he had 2 wins on the Web.com Tour - Panama Claro Championship and The Wichita Open.
- Mother is Lindy Goggin who is also a Professional golfer.
- His uncle is Bill Goggin, a former AFL player for Geelong.