We finish with Putting, but might it be the most important?
There is an argument that becoming a good putter doesn’t add so much to the enjoyment of your golf if you’ve had a day in the bushes, long grass and sand. But not being a good putter causes frustration beyond belief on the day it does all come together green to tee.
There are any number of little competitions you can test yourself with. You should probably develop something that tests your ability to hole shorter putts on slight slopes, your ability to hole flat 10-foot putts, and your ability to hit longer putts within a tight area of the hole.