I had a partial D-1 golf scholarship when I was in college, but I've sadly stopped playing. It's definitely something I wish I would get back into, but it's just hard to find the time.
Anyhoo, by far the best thing you can do is spend time with your local pro and do video analysis. So much of this game is not your clubs (at first) but your technique and repeating that technique over and over and over. And over.
Once you have a solid, repeatable technique down, go get your irons fitted to you. Just like having your ski boots fitted to your feet is incredibly important for your skiing, getting your irons fitted to you and how you swing will literally take your game to the next level. Do that or splurge on a custom set from scratch. Either way, that will be the best steps to take.
WE ARE SKIING.