From the start of 2013, she was seen with Derek Heath. After being in love with him for about a year, they got engaged on 16th of December 2013. They finally got married in 2014.
Paula was an athlete since she was child. She was active in acrobatic dancing and gymnastics as a child. Later at the age of 10, she began playing golf. Within two years, she won several junior events in Northern California. It is also said that she won 13 consecutive regional events. As a top ranked top-ranked female junior golfer, she joined IMG Academy in 2000. In 2004, she took part in LPGA Tour's ShopRite LPGA Classic and she was second placed in this tournament. In 2005, she joined LPGA Tour and she has been participating in this event since then. Her net worth is said to be around $11 million.