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How is The location of the US Open determined?

I know that there are several locations that have hosted the US Open many times. How is the location determined? Are there criteria that a course must meet to be considered?
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What makes US Open golf courses difficult?

The scores at the 2012 US Open seem pretty bad, after the first round only five players were under par. Looking at the previous major tournament, The Masters in April, there were 28 players under par ...